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Papal Bulls created the foundation for the Doctrine of Discovery.

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The Doctrine of Discovery in United States and International legal codes.

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Repuidations of the Doctrine of Discovery by religious organizations and faith communities

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Cayuga v. Pataki

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We understand Sherrill to hold that equitable doctrines, such as laches, acquiescence, and impossibility, can in appropriate circumstances, be applied to Ind...

Haudenosaunee Democracy

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Academics, attorneys and religious leaders from as far away as Chile gathered at this site sacred to members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy to discuss the ...

TEE-HIT-TON

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Every America schoolboy knows that the savage tribes of this continent were deprived of their ancestral ranges by force and that, even when the Indians ceded...

Fletcher v. Peck, 10 US 87 (1810)

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What is Indian title?  It is a mere occupancy for the purpose of hunting.  It is not like our tenures, they have no idea of a title to the soil itself.  It i...

RNS article about the conference

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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 Nich...

Resources by Peter d’Errico

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Replacing the Doctrine of Christian Discovery and Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People

Roots of Peacemaking

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2009 event archive ‘Roots of Peacemaking: Indigenous Values, Global Crisis’ is the first in an ongoing series of events that include conferences, cultural ex...

Videos

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Films on the Doctrine of Discovery