Prayers for Peacemakers, April 15 2015 Indigenous Peoples Solidarity

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Prayers for Peacemakers, April 15 2015 Indigenous Peoples
Solidarity

Pray for the community of Grassy Narrows and Judy Da
Silva.  On Friday, April 10, 2015 water protector and Elder, Josephine Mandamin, held a traditional Anishinaabe Water Ceremony on the shores of Wild Lake, near the
CN railway mainline between Kenora and Grassy Narrows along with other Grassy Narrows community activists. Despite the fact the group called off a
blockade of the railway—which transports toxic tar sands bitumen over local
waterways—CN still served Da Silva with an injunction against impeding trains
and/or trespassing on CN property, and/or ‘counselling’ others to do the same.
The injunction will be before the court on April 16 at 10 a.m. in Kenora.

Anishinaabe
water ceremony targeted with injunction

Epixel* for Sunday, April 18, 2015
photo by Alex Hundert

How long, you people, shall my honor suffer shame? How long will you love vain words,
and seek after lies? Psalm 4:2

 *epixel: a snapshot-epistle to the churches related to and appearing with a text from the upcoming Sunday’s Revised Common Lectionary
 readings.

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