Resolution Number: 2009-A152
Title: Request Study of Burial Sites of Indigenous Peoples
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 76th General Convention direct the Executive Council Committee on Indigenous Ministries to study and assess the preservation of burial sites and other sacred places of Indigenous Peoples in the countries that comprise The Episcopal Church and to report its findings to the Executive Council and the 77th General Convention.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 2009 (New York: General Convention, 2009), p. 178.

Legislative History

Author: The Executive Council: Committee on Indigenous Ministries
Originating House: House of Deputies
Originating Committee: Committee on National and International Concerns

House of Deputies

The House of Deputies Committee on National and International Concerns presented its Report #9 on Resolution A152 (Preservation of Burial Sites) and moved adoption.

Original Text of Resolution:

(A152)

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 76th General Convention direct the Executive Council Committee on Indigenous Ministries to study and assess the preservation of burial sites and other sacred places of Indigenous Peoples in the countries that comprise The Episcopal Church and to report its findings to the Executive Council and the 77th General Convention.

Motion carried

Resolution adopted

(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #94)

House of Bishops

The House of Bishops Committee on National and International Concerns presented its Report #26 on HD Message #94 on Resolution A152 (Preservation of Burial Sites) and moved concurrence.

The House concurred

(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #119)

Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, July 13.

Report Reference:   Executive Council: Episcopal Council Committee on Indigenous Ministries, Reports to the 76th General Convention, 2009, pp. 667-671.
Abstract:   The 76th General Convention directs the Committee on Indigenous Ministries to study and report on the preservation of burial sites and other sacred places of Indigenous Peoples.