October 13, 2020
400 years on, a reckoning: Faith groups to raise funds for Native American neighbors
Author: SCOTT MERZBACH
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AMHERST — In the four centuries since the Pilgrims arrived in Massachusetts, Indigenous people in the region have seen their land taken from them, their cultures decimated and their lives lost through the actions of colonists and their descendants.
As an act of restorative justice — and in response to what they view as theft from and assault on the languages and identity of Native Americans since the Mayflower’s November 1620 landing — members of numero