Chebon Kernell, has been an executive in the United Methodist church for the past decade. He has worked for the General Board of Global Ministries and the denomination's Native American Comprehensive Plan. In this role, he has worked with the World Council of Churches, the New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA), the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues and the United Methodist Church's Council of Bishops assisting in a denominational mandated effort to improve relationships with Indigenous People through dialogue, study and local or regional acts of repentance acknowledging harms inflicted upon Indigenous communities. In addition, he spends his time raising awareness, increasing advocacy, and supporting the empowerment of Native American and Indigenous communities globally. Chebon is of Seminole and Muscogee Creek heritage.
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