The purpose of the Giving Gateway Project is to transform relationships between the descendants of the indigenous peoples of North America and the descendants of settlers in the United States of America and Canada.
Do you own property? Click here.
If you have property, you might wish to give to the descendants of the people who once nurtured the land you now own.
You can use this online search tool to find tribes in your area. Native Land Digital crowdsourced maps made by indigenous people.
Gateway to Benefit Organizations
We are in the process of inviting organizations that benefit Native Americans to post a link on this website. You are welcome to invite a benefit organization using the Google form link. Benefit organizations are only posted with their consent. Eugene Friends Meeting does not collect or pay out reparation funds.
Beyond the Gateway
The choice to pay reparations can be one step toward a healthy relationship between settlers and indigenous peoples. Eugene Friends Meeting aspires to build a community that reaches beyond reparations. We wish to build a world where these lands are sustained by Quaker and indigenous values.
Tribal judge worked to pass new law | Local News | eastoregonian.com 12/30/2021, East Oregonian
Warm Springs treaty turns 166: ‘This was the real story of the West’ – OPB 6/25/2021, Oregon Public Broadcasting
Why Native Americans don’t want reparations, 6/10/2014, Washington Post (no longer behind the paywall)
Indigenous Leaders Call for Landback Reforms and Climate Justice “Required Reading”, 11/5/2021, Yes! Magazine
Umatilla Tribes lead the way in reacquisition of treaty lands – Columbia Insight 5/27/2021, Columbia Insight
On the Elwha, a New Life When the Dam Breaks | Travel | Smithsonian Magazine 9/14/2011, Smithsonian Magazine
‘Homecoming’: 100 years after forceful removal, Nez Perce people celebrate reclaimed land 7/29/2021, Salem Statesman Journal
Congress acknowledges 155-year-old betrayal of Warm Springs and Wasco Tribes – OPB 9/24/2020, Oregon Public Broadcasting
Send us a link to your article that envisions a world beyond the Giving Gateway.