Hundreds of veterans stepped forward to express sorrow for their complicity in the oppression of the native people and the destruction of their lands and asked for forgiveness. We all need to recognize our part in hurting our native peoples and look to their guidance for how we can all move forward to repair the damage.

Watch the incredibly moving video of this important moment:

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2 thoughts on “Veterans Ask for Forgiveness at Standing Rock

  1. Powerful…bless you for sharing….Accept forgiveness – world peace – in name of our Nonviolent God – Yes!

  2. Thank you, Veterans for Peace ! I join you in asking forgiveness for the way
    we have treated our indigenous brothers and sisters.
    Sr. Mary Lou Geraets

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