44 resolutions were found matching the query conditions.

Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract
2015-A025 Authorize Ministries for At-Risk Teens Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention authorizes the establishment of rapid response to ministries that intervene for at-risk teens, especially with adolescents in indigenous communities.
2015-A026 Support for Ministry Development among Native American Men Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention supports dioceses and congregations in the development of ministries for young men in Native American communities.
2015-A027 Develop and Support Tribal College Campus Ministry Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention supports efforts to develop ministry for Tribal Colleges and federally-designated educational institutions and asks for a collaborative effort to connect local churches and college campuses.
2015-A028 Support Indigenous Theological Training and Education Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention supports existing Indigenous ministry training programs of the Episcopal Church and directs greater collaboration with twenty dioceses and others on the purposes of theological education.
2015-C053 Support Subsistence Rights of Indigenous Cultures Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention calls for policy recommendations and strategies to support subsistence rights and access to traditional native food sources by Indigenous cultures.
2012-A086 Address Community Development Opportunities in Native Communities Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention commends implementation of a community development initiative to address the economic, health care, and other needs of the poor and working poor in US Native Communities.
2012-A128 Examine Impact of Doctrine of Discovery Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention directs all dioceses, in cooperation with archivists and historians, to document how the now-repudiated Doctrine of Discovery has affected Church life in the Church, particularly in its treatment of people of color.
2012-A129 Increase Aid for Ministry with Native Peoples Concurred The 77th General Convention requests a budget increase for four dioceses with Native Peoples ministry.
2012-A131 Express Solidarity with Indigenous Peoples Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention supports protecting Indigenous Peoples’ lands, languages, and traditions by repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery, and calls for a broad range of advocacy measures that give priority to the rights, culture, and theological reflection of Indigenous Peoples.
2012-A132 Protect Indigenous Peoples’ Sacred Sites Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention calls upon Church entities to help protect Indigenous Peoples’ sacred sites in their communities, particularly in handling Church property and investment; and requests that a task force provide written guidance in these matters.
2012-A133 Fund Theological Training for Indigenous Peoples Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention requests funding for theological training for Native leaders in the Episcopal Church at diocesan institutions and in Province IX.
2012-B023 Seek Environmental Justice Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention calls for support of policies that provide tangible benefits to communities bearing the greatest burdens of global climate change; for transformation of the world’s energy away from fossil fuels; and for grassroots solutions to climate change.
2012-C004 Recommit to Indigenous Peoples’ Ministry Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention renews its commitment to Indigenous Peoples’ ministry.
2012-D020 Encourage Ecumenical Gathering of Tribal Elders Concurred The 77th General Convention encourages a reconciliation event, in partnership with the Taizé Community and others, on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
2009-A147 Commend the Work of the Anglican Indigenous Network Concurred The 76th General Convention commends the work of the Anglican Indigenous Network.
2009-A148 Request Funding for Aided Dioceses and the Office of Native Ministries Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention requests a budget increase of 25% to the dioceses of South Dakota, North Dakota, Alaska, and the Navajoland Area Mission for ministry with Native people; and requests level funding of the Office of Native Ministries.
2009-A149 Request Funding for the Indigenous Theological Training Institute Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention requests a budget allocation for support of the Indigenous Theological Training Institute.
2009-A150 Endorse the Oklahoma Consultation for Leaders in Indigenous Ministry Concurred The 76th General Convention endorses the collaboration between the Committee on Indigenous Ministries and the Indigenous Theological Institute for 2010 Oklahoma Consultation for leaders in Indigenous ministry.
2009-A152 Request Study of Burial Sites of Indigenous Peoples Concurred 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.
2009-A153 Request Advocacy for Federal Tribal Recognition Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention requests several Church entities to advocate for federal recognition of tribes located in Virginia, Louisiana, New York, Georgia, Hawaii, and Wisconsin.
2009-A155 Establish a Community Development Initiative with Native People Concurred as Substituted and Amended The 76th General Convention establishes a community development initiative emerging from Native People's communities; requests that the ECC sponsor community development training; and asks Executive Council to carry out a strategic plan for domestic development programs.
2009-B022 Endorse the Return of Tribal Artifacts Concurred The 76th General Convention endorses the Church and tribal efforts to return Pacific Northwest Tribal artifacts, known as "The Summers Collection," now in the possession of the British Museum.
2009-D035 Repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery Concurred as Substituted The 76th General Convention repudiates the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, and encourages the Church to reflect on their history in light of the doctrine's impact on indigenous peoples; and that the Church advocate on behalf of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
2006-D046 Reaffirm the Jamestown Covenant Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention reaffirms the Jamestown Covenant and designates the decade of 2007 to 2017 as the Second Decade of Remembrance, Recognition and Reconciliation.
2003-C008 Reaffirm the "Decade of Remembrance, Recognition, and Reconciliation" Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention reaffirms the designation of the decade 1997–2007 as the "Decade of Remembrance, Recognition, and Reconciliation" for Native Peoples.
2000-C012 Allocate Funding for Indigenous Theological Training Institute of North America Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention supports and allocates funding for the Indigenous Theological Training Institute of North America.
1997-A034 Support and Fund the Indigenous Theological Training Institute Concurred The 72nd General Convention supports new directions in American Indian leadership training and allocates funds to develop the Indigenous Theological Training Institute.
1997-A035 Designate a "Decade of Remembrance, Recognition, and Reconciliation" Concurred as Amended The 72nd General Convention designates a "Decade of Remembrance, Recognition, and Reconciliation" with funding to welcome Native Peoples into congregational life.
1997-D051 Increase Funding to Dioceses Ministering to Native Americans Concurred as Amended The 72nd General Convention increases funding to dioceses ministering to Native Americans and calls for a re-examination of the Church's missionary commitment to Native peoples and ministries.
1997-D053 Oppose Commercial Exploitation of Native American Symbols Concurred As Amended The 72nd General Convention expresses opposition to commercial exploitation of Native American symbols and spirituality and calls all members to join in boycotting products contributing to this abuse.
1991-B002 Support and Commend Efforts of American Indian Ministries Concurred As Amended The 70th General Convention supports the continuing work of the Episcopal Council of Indian Ministries.
1991-C041 Urge Creation of Government Commission on the Rights of American Indians Concurred As Substituted The 70th General Convention urges Congress to create a special commission on treaty and civil rights of American Indians and directs the Episcopal Council of Indian Ministries to advocate for the fair settlement of American Indians' claims and rights.
1991-D179 Celebrate the Survival of Native Americans on the Columbus Quincentennial Concurred The 70th General Convention calls on the Church to observe the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus in a manner respecting the dignity of Native Americans.
1988-B003 Support Proposal to Elect a Bishop for the Church in Navajoland Concurred The 69th General Convention expresses support for the life and mission of the Church in Navajoland and its readiness to affirm the election a bishop.
1988-C007 Support the Indian Health Care Improvement Act Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention supports the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
1988-C009 Request the Presiding Bishop to Appoint a Panel on the Sioux Nation Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention requests the Presiding Bishop to appoint of a panel to assist the Great Sioux Nation in the recovery of lost treaty rights and in meeting the needs of all Native Americans.
1985-A175 Review the Status of the Navajoland Area Ministry Concurred The 68th General Convention asks for a review of the Navajoland Area Ministry.
1985-B007 Request Church-wide Advocacy of Indian Rights Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention requests Church agencies to advocate Indian treaty rights and the right of Indian Nations to internal autonomy.
1982-A112 Urge an Evaluation of Strategy in Support of Indian Ministry Concurred As Amended The 67th General Convention urges the Executive Council to evaluate its strategy for supporting Native American ministries and to expand the support of Native Americans in ordained and specialized ministries.
1982-D109 Advocate Creation of Employment Opportunities on Indian Reservations Concurred As Substituted The 67th General Convention advocates the creation of employment opportunities on Indian reservations.
1979-B058 Urge Congress to Establish a Hawaiian Native Claims Commission Concurred As Substituted The 66th General Convention urges adoption of legislation by Congress to establish a Hawaiian Native Claims Settlement Commission.
1979-C051 Accept Diocesan Action to Cede Jurisdiction for the Navajo Area Mission Concurred The 66th General Convention accepts the resolution of the Diocese of the Rio Grande to cede property and jurisdiction to the General Convention for the Navajo Area Mission.
1976-B175 Accept Diocesan Lands on Behalf of the Navajo Area Mission Concurred The 65th General Convention accepts the cession of portions of the dioceses of Utah and Arizona to form the Navajoland Area Mission.
1976-D063 Support Native Indian Claims to Land in Canada Concurred As Amended The 65th General Convention supports the Dene People's land claims against Canada and encourages the government of Canada to settle these claims before commencing construction of the MacKenzie Valley Pipeline.
Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract