Indigenous delegates ask Pope to repudiate Doctrine of Discovery

Gale Courey Toensing • December 21, 2009 Indian Country Today Network MELBOURNE, Australia – While indigenous delegates from around the world were sidelined at the 15th United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Copenhagen, the collective voice of indigenous peoples at the 2009 Parliament of the World’s Religions was heard calling on the Pope to…

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Videos

  ▶ Doctrine of Discovery Short Film ▶ Indigenous Holocaust Produced solely by IIFM – YouTube ▶ Working As Allies to Indigenous Peoples: Tonya Gonnella Frichner – YouTube ▶ American Holocaust of Native American Indians (FULL Documentary) – YouTube ▶ From Doctrine to Declaration: Welcome Remarks from Ali Watson, Gabrielle Tayac, and gkisedtanamoogk – YouTube…

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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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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 Fletcher v. Peck, 10 US 87 (1810) Johnson v. McIntosh, March 10, 1823 The Monroe Doctrine, December 2, 1823 The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, December 6, 1904 Tee-Hit-Ton v. The United States. US, 348 US 272 (1955) City of Sherrill,…

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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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