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United States of America
New Zealand
The “Third” World

First Peoples | PBS
Native America | PBS
American Experience: We Shall Remain | PBS

Sacred Alaska
From the Native perspective the land the water the animals and plants – all creation is sacred and connected. Orthodox Christianity holds a similar worldview.

Russian Bishop's House: An Icon Reborn

Christianity & the Environment: Rev. Dr. Michael James Oleksa | YouTube 13 Mar 2017 — see references to “monster”
PROBE — Transcripts: The Monster Slayer, Part I - IV 1962

Crooked Arrows: The good, the bad, and the flute music
Crooked Arrows | Wikipedia — Trailer
The eagle once ruled our skies. And then, one day, he was struck down by the arrow. As he lay dying, the eagle could not understand why. The shaft of the arrow had been feathered by one of his own plumes. We often give our enemies the means to our own defeat. Look inside. Ask your heart. The truth may sleep, but it never dies.

Albert E. Burke - Cuba: Battle of America
The American Way (“World's Highest [most wasteful] Standard of Living”)
— UN-sustainable without appropriated input from global sources of rare earth minerals and supplies of other “raw material” not found within US borders. Selfish money grubbing (mammon worshipping) appropriation of foreign “resources” by Corporate America for The American Way of life gives American “enemies” (aka “communists”, “socialists”) the means to defeat US.

First Peoples Orthodoxy

20th AAC Full Forum: Diocese of Alaska
Alaska: The Holy Land of the Orthodox Church in America

First Peoples Saints

St. Peter the Aleut is emblematic of the forceful, violent m.o. of “evangelism” of Catholicism, in contrast to non-violent evangelism of the Orthodox Church. Over the centuries, such western violence has become systemic within Western civilization, not only against humanity but against all Creation.

Peter the Aleut | Wikipedia
Peter the Aleut | Orthodox Wiki
Martyrdom —
In 1815 a group of Aleut seal and otter hunters, including Peter, were captured by Spanish sailors, who took them to San Francisco for interrogation. With threats of torture, the Roman Catholic priests in California attempted to force the Aleuts to deny their Orthodox faith and to convert to Roman Catholicism.
When the Aleuts refused, the priest had a toe severed from each of Peter's feet. Peter still refused to renounce his faith and the Spanish priest ordered a group of California Indians to cut off each finger of Peter's hands, one joint at a time, finally removing both his hands. They eventually disemboweled him, crowning his life with martyrdom. They were about to torture the next Aleut when orders were received to release them under escort to their monastery in Monterey.
Upon receiving the report of Peter's death from Simeon Yanovsky, St. Herman back on Kodiak Island was moved to cry out, "Holy new-martyr Peter, pray to God for us!" Peter the Aleut was formally recognized as a saint, as the "Martyr of San Francisco", in 1980. We have the account of St. Peter's martyrdom from Simeon Yanovsky as related him by St. Peter's cellmate who escaped torture. Simeon Yanovsky ended his life as the schemamonk Sergius in the St. Tikhon of Kaluga Monastery, and is the author of The Life of St. Herman of Alaska.