Winter Talk- 2019 February & March

Winter Talk is a two-day conversation on the Christian Doctrine of Discovery (DOD) and its influence on Christian theology and polity, with an emphasis on the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (DOC) relationship with Indigenous tribes and peoples. Hosted by the Northwest and Montana Regions of the DOC and Yakama Christian Mission, Winter Talk is dedicated to furthering the conversation on the Christian Doctrine of Discovery and its dismantling.

 


Northwest Region Session

February 1-2 , 2019
Friday Night: 5-9:30pm  |  Saturday: 8:45am-2:30pm
Location:  Heritage University, Toppenish, WA
Registration Fee: $20
Lodging Suggestion: Legends Hotel
                    580 Fort Rd, Toppenish, WA 98948
                    (509) 865-8800
                    Group Code 1821 (or “JustLiving Farms”)

Keynote Speaker:  Sarah Augustine

Sarah Augustine is the executive director of the Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas Counties. She is also adjunct professor of sociology at Heritage University. Sarah is the co-founder of Suriname Indigenous Health Fund (SIHF), where she has advocated for Indigenous Peoples whose health and communities are threatened by resource extraction since 2004.

Register Online HERE
 
Montana Region Session

March 1-2 , 2019
Friday Night: 5-9:30pm  |  Saturday: 8:45am-2:30pm
Location:  Cane Ridge West, Lincoln, MT
Registration Fee: $50  (includes lodging, Saturday breakfast and lunch)

Keynote Speaker: Julie Cajune

Julie Cajune is a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. She holds a bachelor’s in elementary education and a master’s in bilingual education. Julie is the first to teach the Salish language in the Montana Flathead Reservation school system. She was profiled in UTNE Reader as one of “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”

Register Online HERE