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Resources for Growing Edges

The Salem Quarter Indian Affairs Committee seeks to build beloved community through accompaniment with our neighbors, the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation and Tribal citizens. By listening to the voice of authentic sovereign leadership and examining Indigenous issues throughout U.S. Indian Country and worldviews, we find clearness and revelation.



An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

In the light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America & the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People, by Walter Echo-Hawk

Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn, by Jean R. Soderlund

Strong Medicine Speaks: A Native American Elder Has Her Say, by Amy Hill Hearth

We Are Still Here by John R. Norwood


Circles of Trust, by Parker Palmer

Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code, directed by Sheldon P. Wolfchild, co-produced by Steven T. Newcomb


Tribal Nations and the United States, National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Resolution of the General Assembly

We Have A Story to Tell: Native Peoples of the Chesapeake Region, A guide for Teachers grades 9 – 12, Education Office of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)