Tag Archive for indigenous people

Focusing on Social Justice, A Jesuit Leader Visits from Rome

red_cloud_indianFather Patxi Álvarez de los Mozos, S.J., the Secretary for Social Justice and Ecology in the Society of Jesus, spent a day at Red Cloud during his recent trip to the United States.

According to the Provincial Assistant for Social and International Ministries for the Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Provinces, John Sealey, Fr. Alvarez wanted to see Red Cloud’s work first hand, as it serves as a “vital and important ministry that embodies Jesuit commitment to accompany indigenous people.”

Learning “Learning Sustainable Life”

lsl-1Peter Walpole and his team’s engagement with the Pulangiyen community in Bendum is one of accompanying the people in finding ways to live sustainably. Since 1992, initiatives were undertaken to address the different community concerns: land security, livelihood, health, education, resource management, and peace. The engagement is characterized by a deep respect for the people’s culture and identity, and the various initiatives are founded on the basis of culture.