Quaker Indian Boarding Schools With Paula Palmer

April 20, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Paula Palmer is a bilingual sociologist, writer, and activist for racial justice, human rights, and environmental protection. She is the Co-Director of the Towards Right Relationship with Indigenous Peoples program at Friends Peace Teams and serves on the steering committee of Decolonizing Quakers. For 17 years, as executive director of the non-profit organization, Global Response, Paula directed international campaigns to help Indigenous peoples and local communities defend their rights and prevent environmental destruction.

As the 2016 Pendle Hill Cadbury Scholar, she conducted research and produced articles and videos about the role Quakers played during the era of the Indian Boarding Schools.

This is the second program in a four-part educational series on the right relationship with indigenous people. Contact Bridge City Friends Meeting for Zoom information.