Christians believe that God created all things and all peoples and continues to sustain them. They also believe that that faith is revealed and expressed in a particular God-story retold in the Bible. Sr. Eva Solomon, a Sister of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie and an Anishinabe from the Ojibway First Nations of Northern Ontario, argues that the God who created all peoples did not create and abandon them. They too have a faith journey, which is revealed and expressed in their particular God-story, their testament of how God has acted in their lives. Sr. Solomon will share with us her understanding of how different faith testaments (Jewish, Christian and Anishinabe) can be integrated in one faith journey because, behind the diversity of God-stories, there remains one God.
Sr. Eva Solomon, CSJ
A member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Sault Ste. Marie for over thirty years, Sr. Eva Solomon is a recognized leader in the Anishinabe spiritual tradition. Her Indian name is "Megisique" (Eagle Woman). Sr. Solomon is a Sacred Pipe Carrier and Conductor of the Sweat Lodge and various other healing ceremonies. She initiated and developed a Pious Association, "The Companions of Kateri Tekakwitha" and, with Villagers Productions, she created a 13-part series on the "Kateri Movement", aired numerous times nationally on Vision TV as well as in the Eastern United States. Sr. Solomon also hosted some 60 episodes of "Distant Voices" on TVOntario.