Sarah Augustine is a member of the Seattle Mennonite Church whose life’s work involves research and mediation in the areas of racial justice and land justice. Sarah led a team of Indigenous and church leaders to draft the World Council of Churches Statement on the Doctrine of Discovery and its enduring impact on Indigenous Peoples, which was adopted on February 17, 2012. She also participated in a Mennonite roundtable on the Doctrine of Discovery in August 2014.
An interview with Sarah appears in a blog entitled, Breathing Forgiveness. It is entitled, “Current & Historical Harms Fueled by the Doctrine of Discovery: Breaking the Chains of Indigenous Peoples.” Read the interview.