TEE-HIT-TON
Law

Excerpt: “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 millions of acres by treaty in return for blankets, food and trinkets, it was not a sale but the conquerors’ will that deprived them of their land.”  (…

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Fletcher v. Peck, 10 US 87 (1810)
Law

Excerpts: “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 is overrun by them, rather than inhabited.  It is not a true and legal possession.  It is a right not to be…

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Haudenosaunee Host Doctrine of Discovery Gathering

“I think it’s something that people don’t really understand,” observes Betty Lyons, President and Director of the American Indian Law Alliance. “They go about their daily lives and they do things and they don’t understand why they’re doing them and how much the Doctrine has affected everyone everywhere.” … “Really what we’re doing is bringing…

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Native American Law in the Modern Era

Albany Government Law Review Volume 10 Issues 1&2 2016-2017 Volume 10, Issue 1: Native American Law in the Modern Era Indian Title: Unraveling the Racial Context of Property Rights, or How to Stop Engaging in Conquest Joseph William Singer 10 Alb. Govt. L. Rev. 1 (2017) Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country Alex…

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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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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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