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Three Anglican priests, 10 siblings, a dog named ‘Satan’ and hundreds of letters

“Picture, if you will, a large extended family on holiday in Porlock, Somerset, in the south west of England. The date is August 1906 and the family have taken rooms at Birchanger Farm for a month where they have been enjoying excursions, bicycling, walking and bathing,” writes Frances Thompson following her discovery that the famous Bodleian Library holds hundreds of her family’s letters, dating back to the early 1900s

Canon Isaac Beach with his great-great-uncle Archdeacon Mickey Tamihana from Bluff, Aotearoa New Zealand
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International link unites Māori and indigenous American young Anglicans

To mark the recent International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Anglican Communion News Service spoke with a youth representative on the Anglican Consultative Council, Canon Isaac Beach, from the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia: Canon Isaac is a Maori of Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Rangitihi descent