- Social Policies of The United Church of Canada: Doctrine of Discovery (⤓ PDF download)
- We repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery, which asserted that lands belonged to the Christian powers that “discovered” them (offsite).
- Doctrine of Discovery Background (⤓ PDF download)
- Indigenous Justice Archive of the UCC (offsite)
- A Unitarian Universalist Resolution To Repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery, and Implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (⤓ PDF download)
- Motion from the Right Relationship Monitoring Committee for the UUA Board of Trustees meeting January 2012 (⤓ PDF download)
- Why We Are Offering This Resolution at General Assembly 2012 (⤓ PDF download)
- 2012 Responsive Resolution (⤓ PDF download)
Reflection on Christian Theology and Polity, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, and the Indigenous Voice
That the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, meeting, July 13-17, 2013, in Orlando, Florida, accept “Reflection on Christian Theology and Polity, the Christian Doctrine of Discovery, and the Indigenous Voice” as an Item for Reflection and Research during the 2013- 2015 biennium. This reflection and research process would be accountable by report to the Administrative Committee, the General Board, and the 2015 General Assembly.
Episcopal Church, USA Statements
The Doctrine of Discovery: The International Law of Colonialism By Professor Robert J. Miller, The Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University and Chief Justice, Grand Ronde Tribe Court of Appeals.
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