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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Monroe Doctrine

Historic Documents The Monroe Doctrine from President James Monroe’s seventh annual message to Congress, December 2, 1823: At the proposal of the Russian Imperial Government, made through the minister of the Emperor residing here, a full power and instructions have been transmitted to the Minister of the United States at St. Petersburgh to arrange, by…

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Roosevelt Corollary

The Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary The Monroe Doctrine, put forth in 1823 by President James Monroe, called for an end to European intervention in the American continents (both north and south). This applied only to independent governments in the Americas however, not to areas that were colonies at that time. In what came…

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Quaker Indian Committee disavows Doctrine of Discovery, affirms Declaration

Quaker Indian Committee disavows Doctrine of Discovery, affirms Declaration By Gale Courey Toensing Story Updated: Dec 17, 2009 Originally Published by: Indian Country Today Media Network PHILADELPHIA – Inspired by the actions of the Episcopal Church, a Quaker group has disavowed the Christian Doctrine of Discovery and voiced its support for the United Nations Declaration…

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