To Sit with an Elder: Australian Participant Reflects on the 2019 Native American Bearing Witness Plunge
Struck by a people's history of trauma alongside great resilience, Sam reflects on the tears and laughter shared among the elders from the Lakota-speaking culture in South Dakota, USA during the Zen Peacemakers 2019...
Bearing Witness at Bear Butte: Reflection from The Wounded Knee Massacre Descendants Conference, October 2017
BEAR BUTTE, SOUTH DAKOTA, USA. In October 2017, Lakota elders organized a conference of Wounded Knee Massacre descendants in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Following from the connections made during the ZPI...
The Horizon Greets You From Every Side: Reflection on 2017 Zen Peacemakers Week of Service, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation
CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX TRIBE RESERVATION, SOUTH DAKOTA, USA. In August of 2017, thirty non-Native American Zen Peacemakers conducted two weeks of programs as another step in a years-long-arc of developing relationship and appreciation with...
SOUTH DAKOTA, USA. In August of 2017, thirty non-native American Zen Peacemakers conducted two weeks of programs as another step in an years-long-arc of developing relationship and appreciation with the Lakota of South Dakota....
I Was Once Very Angry: Reflection from the 2017 Zen Peacemakers Native American Bearing Witness Plunge
CROW AGENCY, MONTANA, USA. Following the 2017 Zen Peacemakers Native American Bearing Witness Plunge, Roshi Eve Marko reflects on her time at the Little Bighorn battlefield, hosted by Lakota elders and their families.