Papal Bulls

Papal Bulls that create the foundation of the Doctrine of Discovery   Papal Bull Dum Diversas 18 June, 1452 English Quotations from Dum Diversas and the Latin original via google books The Bull Romanus Pontifex (Nicholas V), January 8, 1454 The Legal Battle and Spiritual War against the Native People, The Bull Inter Caetera (Alexander…

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Law
Law

International Law The Doctrine of Discovery: The International Law of Colonialism US Law Johnson v. McIntosh, March 10, 1823 The Monroe Doctrine, December 2, 1823 The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, December 6, 1904 City of Sherrill, New York v. Oneida Indian Nation, Decided March 29, 2005 Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Under the “doctrine of…

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Faith Communities

Religious Communities who have Repudiated the Doctrine of Discovery Anglican Church of Canada Roman Catholic Organizations The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ, the U.S and Canada) Episcopal Church (USA) Friends General Conference Presbyterian Church (USA) United Church of Christ United Church of Canada United Methodist Church Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations World Council of Churches…

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Study Group

We are the Doctrine of Discovery Study Group The Doctrine of Discovery has had profoundly negative impacts on Indigenous Peoples for the last 500+ years. Governments and various organizations have used the Doctrine of Discovery to justify the taking lands, the extermination of people and cultures, and the breaking of agreements and treaties. Since 2007…

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