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Remind Me Again: Poems and Practices for Remembering Who We ArePoet, artist, and educator Joe Davis' Remind Me Again: Poems and Practices for Remembering Who We Are, is a collection of 41 poems that speak to our mind, body, and spirit, to our community, and to our purpose. Each poem includes a “Try This Practice” to help readers connect the themes to their everyday lives.

Coming Soon: Remind Me Again Facilitator Guide. 41 weeks of content based on all of the poems in Remind Me Again. This content is written by Rev. Jia Starr Brown. This content will help you have meaningful discussions about Joe’s poetry as well as help guide you to connect to your own community. This content is endlessly flexible and can be used as a 10-minute addition to a lesson or 41 weeks of hour-long sessions.

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The Sacred Selves of Adolescent Girls  -     Edited By: Evelyn L. Parker

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Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resources for 2023

By BuildFaith Editors on Apr 19, 2023

To help Christian communities amplify Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander voices in American and church history, Building Faith shares a list of resources, including new and recent books, reading lists, podcasts, documentaries, virtual exhibits, and church resources.

  • Books
    • History and Cultural Criticism Books
    • Histories and Stories in Christianity
    • Reading Lists for All Ages
  • Articles
  • Podcasts
  • Videos
  • Virtual Exhibits
  • Church Resources

Pueblo Matriarch_PRIMARY.jpg5 Indigenous Women Asserting the Modern Matriarchy

They’re reclaiming the tradition of female leadership and turning the old, white, male-dominated perspective of history on its head.

BY CHELSEY LUGER / Yes! Magazine

MAR 30, 2018

Image: A Sisterhood Is Sacred. Left to Right: April Chavez (Kewa), Talavai Denipah-Cook (Ohkay Owingeh/ Hopi), Jazmin Arquero (Cochiti/Zuni), Dina DeVore (Jemez/Kewa/Laguna), Alexis Wade (Laguna), Marquel Musgrave (Nanbe' Owingeh), and Kim Smith (Diné). Photo by Cara Romero

The MN Annual Conference UMC's Rev. Dana Neuhauser offers this list of Books That Can Build Empathy for BIPOC Communities.

Rev. Kelly Sherman Conroy of Nativity Lutheran Church created this Indigenous Peoples Resources list for all ages.

Doing Good Together encourages families to explore Our [Nation's] Storied History with children to empower all kids with stories that inspire civic engagement and a hunger for justice; includes picture books and books for teens and adults.


The Gospel for Changemakers by Rev. Tyler Sit

There is no Allyship Airlines for which you can buy a ticket and sit comfy.

A person at a polling site

Rev. Dr. Michael Piazza cites young writer, Lily Herman's Teen Vogue article, Trump Did Not Lose in a Landslide because the US Is Racist.

Also, find there These 9 Young People Have Some WORDS for President Trump and other great features written by and for young people.

Call To Mind: Spotlight On Black Trauma And Policing (MPR) - with Angela Davis hosting Spotlight on Black Trauma and Policing, a live virtual community conversation including Resmaa Menakem and Justin Terrell.

The Movement for a Future without Policing & Prisons

Kaepernick Publishing & LEVEL publish 30 stories that point to a future that puts the needs of the community first

Padraig O Tuama reads Meleika Gesa-Fatafehi's poem, Say My Name and discusses it's ramifications for personal history, identity, belonging and awareness - and the many ways these can be stripped by people who dismiss or mispronounce other's names.



What Is Critical Race Theory and What Christians Should Know


  • GCORR REAL TALK video to learn more about Critical Race Theory

  • Critical Race Theory Infographic Series download

  • Christian Voices on Critical Race Theory
  • More Christian Perspectives (additional resources)
  • How White Christians Can Learn from Critical Race Theory


The Lost Cause

by David Freudberg on April 13, 2023 / Progressive Christianity

Are we still living with the racial divide left over from the Civil War? This provocative audio documentary explores the history of a conflict that nearly tore America apart.


INDEPENDENT LENS: Home from School: The Children of Carlisle

By Jennifer Robinson / Web Producer

Searching for the Unmarked Graves of Indigenous Children

By Nilo Tabrizy, Ed Ou and Caroline Kim•October 20, 2021

In A Time For Reckoning: North American Christianity and Indigenous Cultural GenocideMike Morrell offers a call to awareness, humility, repentance, and action; includes resource lists for reading/study; supporting, enjoying and learning from Indigenous artists; and specific actions for individuals, households, and congregations.


NPR's throughline presents American Police



The Minnesota Council of Churches Healing Minnesota Stories provide group Sacred Sites Tour to Explore Indigenous Experience in Minnesota. These tours are designed to "create understanding and healing between Native American and non-Native people, particularly those in various faith communities".

Tours are led by Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs (Mohican) and Bob Klanderud (Dakota). The tours offer an opportunity to learn about Minnesota history from a Native perspective through story-telling and experiencing the sites in silence / meditation / reflection.

Upcoming Tour Dates