Haudenosaunee Host Doctrine of Discovery Gathering

“I think it’s something that people don’t really understand,” observes Betty Lyons, President and Director of the American Indian Law Alliance. “They go about their daily lives and they do things and they don’t understand why they’re doing them and how much the Doctrine has affected everyone everywhere.” … “Really what we’re doing is bringing…

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RNS article about the conference

The way [Steven T.] Newcomb describes the Doctrine of Discovery these days is “a claim of a right of Christian domination.” It was first expressed by Pope Nicholas V in the 1452 papal bull “Dum Diversas,” which — along with subsequent bulls “Romanus Pontifex” and “Inter Caetera” — created a theological justification for Christian rulers…

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“United States Indian Law” Panel

Resources from the “United States Indian Law Panel” at the Taking on the Doctrine of Discovery, What are our Next Steps? Conference Date: August 18-19, 2018 Place: Skä·noñh—Great Law of Peace Center, Onondaga Nation Territory (Liverpool, NY). Panelists: Joseph J. Heath, Peter D’Errico and Steven T. Newcomb. Moderated by Betty Lyons. Listed by Author d’Errico, Peter. “Replacing the Doctrine of Christian Discovery…

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Resources by Peter d’Errico

“Replacing the Doctrine of Christian Discovery and Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.”   “Indigenous Lèse-majesté: Questioning U.S. Federal Indian Law” PDF for Download “Seeing through the chimera of U.S. federal Indian ‘trust’ law” PDF for Download. For more articles by Peter d’Errico view his profile on academia.edu 

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Taking on the Doctrine of Discovery, What are our Next Steps?

Details: Taking on the Doctrine of Discovery, What are our Next Steps? Date: August 18-19, 2018, Time:  9:00am-5:00pm on Saturday (with a banquet 6:00pm-9:00pm) and 9:00am-1:00pm on Sunday Place: Skä·noñh—Great Law of Peace Center, Liverpool NY in Onondaga Nation Territory Tickets: $100 per person Speakers: Coming Soon Sponsors: Indigenous Values Initiative, American Indian Law Alliance Schedule: View Tentative Schedule.…

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Statement on the Historical Use of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery by the United States Supreme Court Since 1823

Statement on the Historical Use of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery by the United States Supreme Court Since 1823 By Joseph J. Heath, Esq. Onondaga Nation General Counsel. May 24, 2014 This paper has been prepared for the May 24, 2014 conference, entitled: “Doctrine of Christian Discovery: After Repudiation, What Next?”. The purpose of this paper…

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Doctrine of Christian Discovery: After Repudiation, What Next?

“Doctrine of Christian Discovery: After Repudiation, What Next?” Conference May 24-25 2014 The Skä·noñh — Great Law of Peace Center 6680 Onondaga Lake Parkway, Liverpool, NY 13088 Opening Comments Joe Heath: Onondaga Land Rights Action, the OAS, and the DoCD Betty Lyons: (report from Tonya Gonnella Frichner on 13th UNPFII) RELIGIOUS GROUPS REPUDIATION THE Doctrine…

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