The mission of Las Casas is to seek justice in the lives of Native Americans.
- To be a hopeful presence walking with Native/Indigenous People.
- To affirm and promote Native/Indigenous People self-determination and their freedom to express their culture, language and religion.
- To provide Dominican men and women opportunities to collaborate in ministry with Native/Indigenous People.
- To promote awareness among Dominicans regarding justice issues currently affecting Native/Indigenous People.
The focus of Las Casas is to grant funds in support of Dominicans in ministry with Native/Indigenous People.
Las Casas Ministry with Native Americans has been honored at the National Museum of the American Indian with a permanently named brick on the Honor Wall. (3rd tablet, line 2 center, 4th floor)
Las Casas Board Members
Kathleen Donnelly, OP
Dominican Sisters of Sparkill
|Kateri Mitchell, SSA
Sisters of St. Anne
|Marie Michelle Hackett, OP
Dominican Sisters of Springfield
|Diane Poplawski, OP
Dominican Sisters of Racine
|Nathalie Meyer, OP
Dominican Sisters of Grand Rapids
|Marilyn Winter, OP
Dominican Sisters of Adrian