The name of the group is aspirational. We hope to grow in humility and courage and to find ways to work towards right relations with our neighbors through repentance, reparations, and relationships. We widen our knowledge in regard to the history and reality of racism, and support efforts of our Native American neighbors to restore usual and accustomed places for fishing, hunting, and gathering according to article 4 of the Treaty of Point No Point, 1855.
Rev. Kristin-Luana Baumann, also a Hawaiian cultural practitioner, offers a traditional Hawaiian blessing for the Lumi Totem Pole as it embarks on “The Red Road to Washington D.C.
For more information on the Totem Pole follow this link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/06/19/native-american-totem-pole-washington/