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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