Tohono O’odham Nation

Tohono O’odham Nation

WHO WE ARE We are a people who inhabit the Sonoran Desert in southwestern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico. Our Nation’s lands cover almost 3,000,000 acres. Before European contact, our people traveled extensively throughout Arizona and Mexico hunting and gathering...
Becoming the Beloved Community: Pascua Yaqui

Becoming the Beloved Community: Pascua Yaqui

WHO WE ARE Culture is an important element with all Yaqui communities and bonds both Christianity and Yaqui spirituality in the hope for a better view of the world and morality. An example of Yaqui spirituality is the iconic symbol of the deer and the deer dancer who...

Our Real Work

Our Real Work It may be that when we no longer know what to do we have come our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. ~...
Domestic Violence Awareness

Domestic Violence Awareness

What is Domestic Violence? “Domestic violence refers to violence among people in a domestic situation, and can thus include not only a spouse or partner (same sex or opposite sex), but also siblings, parents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.” (womenagainstabuse.org) What...
A Sunday Surprise!

A Sunday Surprise!

I am grateful for the show of appreciation by the congregation this past Sunday. I cherish the words you shared in worship, the meal, cake, cards, and gifts. I was completely caught by surprise and thank you for your affirming messages. These past years have been...