THE ZEN PEACEMAKERS JOURNAL


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Jul 2018
Stay Out: Bearing Witness at Wounded Knee Survivors' Descendants Ceremony

WOUNDED KNEE, SOUTH DAKOTA, USA. Written by Roshi Eve Marko of Green River Zen Center in Levertt, Massachusetts USA, following the completion of the 2018 Zen Peacemakers Native American Bearing Witness Plunge in July. The event, which lasted 5 days and spanned South Dakota, Wyoming and Nebraska, brought together participants from across the United States and Europe with Elders and their families from Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reservation. "Honor the Treaties. Stay Out. Apologies are useless." Those words were chalked on the crosswalk they crossed before climbing the hill that leads......

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Bearing Witness to Land, Food and Race: Organizers review the 2017 retreat at Soul Fire Farm
April 11, 2018

Bearing Witness to Land, Food and Race: Organizers review the 2017 retreat at Soul Fire Farm

PETERSBURG, NEW YORK, USA. In September 2017, Zen Peacemakers Roshi Paco Genkoji Lugovi√Īa and Zen Peacemakers Minister Ariel Pliskin organized the retreat "Bearing Witness to Land, Food, and Race" with¬†Soul Fire Farm in Petersburg, New...