Indigenous people in the United States endured similar conditions as Indigenous people in Canada; residential schools, discrimination, etc. but in Canada we rarely hear about them. That changed a little for an audience who attended the September 13 eighth annual Campion Controversies Lecture series held in the Riffel Auditorium, Campion College University of Regina. Patrick Twohy S.J. and Christina Roberts, both working with Indigenous people of Washington State described their experiences; Twohy working and living with coastal tribes and Roberts raising awareness about Indigenous rights at Seattle University.
Twohy has been among coastal tribes for about 40 years. He has written two books on the life and spirituality of the coastal tribes; Finding a Way Home: Indian and Catholic Spiritual Paths of the Plateau Tribe and Beginnings: A Meditation on Coast Salish Lifeways. He described the difficulty as he began his ministry with the coastal. “I knew nothing and I knew I knew...Read More