Book Talk and Signing at Ellsworth Church
Ellsworth – Sherri Mitchell will be presenting her new book Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change on Friday, May 4 at 7 pm. The Peace and Social Action committee (PASA) at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth (located at 121 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth) will be sponsoring this event that will feature readings by Mitchell. Books may be purchased and signed at the end of the program. This gathering is open and free to the public. Please contact Martha Dickinson at (207) 667-5683 or [email protected] for additional information.
Sacred Instructions is a narrative of Indigenous wisdom that provides a road map for the spirit and a compass of compassion for humanity. Drawing from ancestral knowledge, as well as her experience as an attorney and activist, Sherri Mitchell addresses some of the most crucial issues of our day, such as environmental protection and human rights. Sharing the gifts she has received from elders around the world, Mitchell urges us to decolonize our language and our stories. For those seeking change, this book offers a set of cultural values that will preserve our collective survival for future generations.
Sherri Mitchell (We’na Ha’mu Kwassett) is a Penobscot who is an Indigenous Rights attorney, author, teacher and activist from Maine. She is the author of Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change, a compelling narrative of Indigenous Wisdom that provides “a road map for the spirit and a compass of compassion for humanity.” In addition, Mitchell is the executive director of the Land Peace Foundation, an organization dedicated to the protection of indigenous land and water rights, and the indigenous way of life.