Description: Synod 2016 is scheduled to receive a report on the Doctrine of Discovery (DoD). As the Doctrine of Discovery Task force, we're looking below the surface to learn more of our story as a church in North America. We're particularly interested in how the DoD may have shaped our relationships with Indigenous Peoples.
Presenters: Mike Hogeterp is Chair of the Doctrine of Discovery Task Force (DoDTF) and staffs the Centre for Public Dialogue - a Justice and Reconciliation ministry of the CRC and RCA in Canada. Mark Charles is a member of DoDTF and a member the Navajo Nation. Mark leads Five Small Loaves, a grass-roots ministry dedicated to racial reconciliation through honest education, conversation and action.