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First Central Congregational Church Open Forum: THE NATIVE AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE OF THE DOCTRINE OF DISCOVERY. 
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Community Events
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Open to the public. * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information  
Dates and Times:
January 19, 9:10AM-10:10AM
The next open forum at First Central Congregational Church will be:THE NATIVE AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE OF THE DOCTRINE OF DISCOVERY. This forum will take place on January 19. Tom Render,† instructor in the Native American Studies Department at UNO, will speak on the Native American perspective of the Doctrine of Discovery.† Recall that at the 2013 UCC Synod, a resolution was passed demanding the federal government to renounce the use of the DoD to take lands, culture and spiritual practices from the First Nations of North America in the name of Christianity and the expansion of western culture across the United States.† Tom is Lakota whose lineage is of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe now on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota.† Tom served as president of the Inter-Tribal Student Council as a student at UNO.† His Masterís Thesis was titled At the Heart of It All: Cheyenne River Reservation and the Leaders of the Lakota Ghost Dance. Open Forums are free and open to the public, and will be held at First Central Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, located in midtown at the corner of 36th and Harney Streets, at 9:10 a.m. on the dates noted. For more information, you may call 402-345-1533.
Venue Information
Venue:
First Central Congregational Church  
Address:
421 South 36th St. (at Harney)  
City:
Omaha 
State:
NE 
Zip Code:
68131 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
402-250-0785 
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402-345-1533
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