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Date: Mon, 04 Oct 1999 11:06:01 +0700
From: Matthew McDaniel <akha at loxinfo.co.th>
Organization: The Akha Heritage Foundation
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but the point is, and correct me if I am wrong, wouldn't they bring a rather
white Jesus, and then where do you sort out what is white, what is Jesus and
what is white culture. Far as I am concerned it is as much about their race,
their skin color and their culture as it is about the culture of the Akha
they so intentionally look down on and destroy.
Henry Szymonik wrote:
> Matthew was using the logic that since all the missionaries
> he sees that are abusive are white, then all white missionaries
> are abusive.
> I don't know why he has seen no black/Hispanic/Native
> American missionaries, but I was saying that Matthew
> should look at other reasons than race. I gave a possible
> example that perhaps the groups that send missionaries
> to places like Thailand are racist and do not accept
> non-whites in their ranks. It was just a hypothetical.
> Does anyone have more concrete reasons for why
> Matthew only sees whites? Perhaps it is something
> as simple as the denominations involved are rooted
> in mostly white areas. In the U.S., for example, the
> Mormon church is based in Utah, which is 94% white,
> so it makes sense that most Mormons who go abroad
> on mission are white.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Diego Quesada <dquesada at chass.utoronto.ca>
> To: <endangered-languages-l at carmen.murdoch.edu.au>
> Sent: Sunday, October 03, 1999 4:41 PM
> Subject: Re: ELL: Re: Waiver [please disregard previous version; it wasn't
> finished when sent]
> > On Sun, 3 Oct 1999, Henry Szymonik wrote:
> > > Perhaps you should look at the missionary groups you criticize.
> > > you haven't seen any black/Hispanic/Native American missionaries
> > > the groups are themselves racist and don't allow such missionaries.
> > > would have nothing to do with the simple fact that they are white, only
> > > the fact that they are racist.
> > Can you please ellaborate a bit more on this? I'm afraid I could not make
> > sense of it.
> > DQ
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The Akha Heritage Foundation
386/3 Sailom Joi Rd
Maesai, Chiangrai, 57130
Mobile Phone Number: Sometimes hard to reach while in Mountains.
Donations by check or money order may be sent to:
The Akha Heritage Foundation
PO BOX 6073
Salem OR 97304
Donations by direct banking can be transferred to:
Wells Fargo Bank
Akha Heritage Foundation
Acc. # 0081-889693
Keizer Branch # 1842 04
4990 N. River Road.
Keizer, Oregon, 97303 USA
ABA # 121000248
Or In Thailand:
Matthew Duncan McDaniel
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Bangkok Bank Ltd.
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