October 9, 2017

Native Americans representing 50 tribes from across the United States and Canada gather for a powwow July 9, 2016, during North American Indian Days in Browning, Montana. The event has been running for 65 years. (CNS/courtesy Catholic Extension)

"I think the kind of empathy sisters cultivate by being with people is the kind of relationship building that will give teeth to movements like Indigenous Peoples Day."

—Staff writer Dawn Araujo-Hawkins, in a previous GSR Today post about Indigenous Peoples Day, which is being celebrated today, October 9, in 2017.