Unitarian Universalist Association Actions: Past and Present

The Unitarian Universalist Association has a long history of supporting indigenous communities and the issues they face.  Below is a listing of actions taken, as a whole body, on a variety of issues impacting indigenous communities.  In addition to the actions listed below, there are other actions that do not call out specifically First Nations, but they are general issues that do and will have an impact including the environment and climate change, education, racial justice, etc.  For additional information on social and environmental justice actions taken by the UUA as a whole, see UUA Social Justice Statements.


"The American Indian"1967 General Resolution

"Indian Rights" 
1970 Business Resolution

"Support for Integrated Education" 
1972 General Resolution

"Indian Affairs"  
1973 General Resolution

"Native Americans" 
1975 Business Resolution

"Opposing Extradition of Dennis Banks" 
1976 General Resolution

"World Hunger" 
1978 General Resolution

"Justice for Indigenous Peoples" 
1993 General Resolution

"Solidarity with the San Carlos Apache Regarding Mt. Graham" 
1997 Action of Immediate Witness

"Fair Treatment for Native Americans" 
1998 Action of Immediate Witness

"Resolution on Support for the Cleveland, Ohio, Native American Community" 
2000 Responsive Resolution

"Economic Injustice, Poverty, and Racism: We Can Make a Difference!" 
2000 Statement of Conscience

"Resolution to Establish Formal Relationships with the National Coalition on Racism in Sports and Media" 
2001 Responsive Resolution

"Endorse the Earth Charter" 
2002 Action of Immediate Witness

"Truth, Repair, and Reconciliation" 
2007 Responsive Resolution

"In Support of America’s Red Rock Wilderness Act" 
2009 Action of Immediate Witness

"The Doctrine of Discovery" 
2012 Responsive Resolution

"Support a Strong, Compassionate Global Climate Agreement in 2015: Act for a Livable Climate" 2015 Action of Immediate Witness

"Thanksgiving Day Reconsidered" 
2016 Business Resolution