Finding mentors in unusual places

Erica Littlewolf is from the Northern Cheyenne tribe of southeastern Montana and currently lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She works for Mennonite Central Committee Central States with the Indigenous Visioning Circle where she is committed to the work of decolonization, authentic relationship and healing. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and American Indian […]

Called to witness and healing

Mennonites participate in Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings on Indigenous boarding schools By Jenn Carreto Mennonite Church USA/Mennonite Church Canada—Last fall, a delegation of eight Mennonites attended hearings in Vancouver, B.C., to listen to stories of the trauma inflicted upon Indigenous people through Indian Residential Schools—which were active from the late 19th century into the […]

Women in Leadership Project gathers momentum

Subgroups focusing on mentoring, monologues, empowering resources, undoing sexism [Español] ELKHART, Indiana (Mennonite Church USA)—Mennonite Church USA’s Women in Leadership Project (WLP), whose goal is to address the systemic obstacles that stand in the way of women becoming church leaders, continues to generate interest and gather support from across the country. “We are blessed to […]

On personal and collective transformation: An interview with Erica Littlewolf

I work with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Central States with the Indigenous Vision Center (IVC). I connect with indigenous organizations already doing social justice work in the United States and support their work. I also connect with work being done on indigenous issues in Canada through the Aboriginal Neighbors program.