Parliament Joins “Our Village” 2020 Observance

July 1, 2020

On Thursday, June 25th Parliament Chair, Audrey Kitagawa, joined a special program as part of the virtual “Our Village 2020” observance. 
“Looking At the Big Picture” featured a conversation between NASA austronat Jessica Meir, Parliament Chair and religious leader Audrey Kitagawa, and indigenous leader Rukka Sumbolingi, as part of day 4 of the “Our Village” programming. From space, from the community and from the future, the program explored different approaches to culture and climate.
Watch the full program below!


Land Acknowledgment

The Parliament of the World's Religions acknowledges it is situated on the traditional homelands of the Bodéwadmik (Potawatomi), Hoocąk (Winnebago/Ho’Chunk), Jiwere (Otoe), Nutachi (Missouria), and Baxoje (Iowas); Kiash Matchitiwuk (Menominee); Meshkwahkîha (Meskwaki); Asâkîwaki (Sauk); Myaamiaki (Miami), Waayaahtanwaki (Wea), and Peeyankihšiaki (Piankashaw); Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo); Inoka (Illini Confederacy); Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), and Odawak (Odawa).

PoWR recognizes the region we now call Chicago remains home to a diversity of Indigenous peoples today and this land upon which we walk, live, and play continues to be Indigenous land.


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