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Native Americans in Philanthropy Hires Sarah Eagle Heart as Its New CEO

9 September 2015

Native Americans in Philanthropy Hires Sarah Eagle Heart as Its New CEO

Sarah Eagle Heart  joined Native Americans in Philanthropy as its new Chief Executive Officer on September 2, 2015.

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Center for Native American Youth Releases GEN-I Map to Connect Native Youth

2 September 2015

Center for Native American Youth Releases GEN-I Map to Connect Native Youth

[Indian Country] Last week, the Washington D.C. based Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) announced their release of a comprehensive map of resources as part of the Obama administrations Generation Indigenous or GEN-I initiative.  

CNAY’s map,which is available online, includes a list of nationwide programs, services and Native Youth contacts in support of the Obama Administration’s GEN-I initiative to improve the lives of Native Youth in Indian Country.

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Maori Church leaders back current national flag with rousing haka

25 August 2015

Maori Church leaders back current national flag with rousing haka

[Stuff.co.nz by Amy Jackman] Maori Anglican Church leaders launched into a "spontaneous" and "thunderous" haka after voting to support the current New Zealand flag.

About 160 people met at the church's synod in Wellington this month, where the possibility of changing the flag was raised and discussed.

Options for a new flag have recently been narrowed down to a long list of 40 designs.

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'To achieve full maturity in Christ'

14 August 2015

'To achieve full maturity in Christ'

[AnglicanTaonga] Friday’s Te Runanganui session commenced with worship and eucharist led by Te Manawa o te Wheke (central North Island). This was followed by Bible study presented by Reverend Katene Eruera, Dean of Tikanga Māori, St John’s Theological College.

Whakarongo ki te kupu a te Wairua ki te Haahi - Hear what the Spirit is saying to the Church.

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Bishop of Aotearoa Calls for Laity Voice to be heard

13 August 2015

Bishop of Aotearoa Calls for Laity Voice to be heard

One hundred and Sixty delegates, observers and guests from around Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia were warmly welcomed on 6 August with a powhiri (welcome) to the 2015 Te Runanganui o Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa (The Maori General Synod of New Zealand) being held at the Amora Hotel, Wellington.  Te Runanganui o Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa encompasses five regional Hui Amorangi (Dioceses) located across New Zealand, and meets biennially.  Hosted by Te Hui Amorangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika (Diocese encompassing the central and lower western region of the North Island) this year’s powhiri speakers included Reverend Don Rangi, Reverend Bill Tangohau, Professor Hirini Mead on behalf of the hau kainga (home people) conveying a message of welcome in the hope that the conference continues the vision of Te Pihopatanga as a means of “responding to God’s call to serve the people - Te karanga a te Atua ki te kauwhau me te kawe i te rongopai ki tona iwi.”

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