Monthly Archives: July 2017

All the Real Indians Died Off

All the Real Indians Died Off: And 20 Other Myths About Native Americans

by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Dina Gilio-Whitaker was a speaker at the 2017 Unitarian Universalist General Assembly held in New Orleans in June.

This is an enlightening book by scholars and activists Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz … read more.

PANDORA (a fox, not a box)

Children’s books often have great messages for adults as well as children.  Such is the case with “Pandora” by British author/illustrator Victoria Turnbull.

A fox named Pandora “fixes things”, including a bird with a broken wing – and a friendship is formed.  Pandora’s efforts to repair … read more.

To Wake, To Rise – New Meditation Book

Skinner House books has just released the 2017 Meditation Manual in its long-running annual series:

“To Wake, To Rise: Meditations on Justice and Resilience”

Our own Senior Minister, Rev. Bill Sinkford, is the editor of this anthology of 29 poems, prayers, and reflections about resisting oppression and … read more.

Humane Treatment of Animals

The UU Animal Ministry at First Unitarian is working hard to help us recognize the many ways that humane treatment of animals is central to our Principles as Unitarian Universalists.  Our bookstore also carries books on this subject. Some expose the cruelty that happens in … read more.