By Sarah Augustine
I am an Indigenous woman.
I was raised to value humility, and to put the needs of my community before my own needs. I was taught that thrift and simple living concretely express care for creation and neighbor.
A legacy of religious persecution handed down in story taught me to value my ancestors, to hold fast to the tenets of my faith, and to honor tradition.
It is not surprising that as an adult I chose to become a Mennonite…