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Doctrine of Discovery

DiCaprio and 'The Revenant:' Indigenous Wisdom and Human Survival

Philip P. Arnold | Posted 02.25.2016 | Religion
Philip P. Arnold

As we head into the Academy Awards this weekend, we should visit Leonardo DiCaprio's acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards on 10 January, which concluded with his honoring Indigenous Peoples.

Violence and Becoming the Myth We Perpetuate

Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley | Posted 12.14.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley

A new national narrative is needed. A narrative that admits the past national evil and lauds past national good.

The Pope's Hypocritical Stance Towards Indigenous Americans Opens New Wounds: An Open Letter

Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley | Posted 09.27.2015 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Randy S. Woodley

Pope Francis, you are likely a wonderful person but you apparently have little sense of justice when it comes to the marginalized and still disenfranchised Indigenous peoples of America.

Indigenous Leaders Want Pope Francis To Rescind Bull Justifying Colonialism

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

Ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival in Philadelphia, indigenous leaders from across the Americas -- from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy in upstate New Yor...

Power in the Blood: Chatting With Buffy Sainte-Marie, Plus FrazierBand, Brian Lisik and Bryan McPherson Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Buffy's new new album Power In The Blood starts off with the remake of your classic "It's My Way." By kicking off the album with this track, was she making a statement about her creative approach this time out?

Nuns To Pope Francis: Revoke 'Doctrine Of Discovery'

Religion News Service | Renee K. Gadoua | Posted 09.10.2014 | Religion

(RNS) In November, Sister Maureen Fiedler hand-delivered a letter to Pope Francis’ ambassador in Washington, D.C., urging the pontiff to renounce a ...

Stand for Human Rights for Indigenous Peoples and Renounce the 'Doctrine of Discovery'

Tadodaho Sid Hill | Posted 07.06.2012 | World
Tadodaho Sid Hill

The Doctrine of Discovery is the basis for all Indian land law in this country, and it has imposed similar burdens on indigenous peoples all over the world. More than 500 million indigenous peoples around the globe live today with the effects of the Doctrine's oppressive racism.

Christian 'Doctrine' Fueled Dehumanization: UNPFII Report

Valerie Taliman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Valerie Taliman

A groundbreaking report examining the roots of Christian domination over indigenous peoples and their lands was released this week at the United Natio...