The context begins with the free existence of our Native nations and peoples, extending back to the beginning of our time through our oral histories and traditions, contrasted with the system of domination that was carried by ship across the ocean and imposed on everyone and everything.
The Doctrine of Christian Domination, the Apache People, and Oak Flat
By Steven Newcomb (Shawnee/Lenape) The Apache Stronghold case, regarding the Apache Sacred Site (Chi’ Chil Bildagoteel) called “Oak Flat,” is now before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The case has created global publicity, and a number of Christian church groups have filed amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs. Those briefs support the Apache
Oak Flat and Pope Alexander VI’s Papal Decree of Domination in U.S. Law
Prior to the invasion of this continent by representatives of the monarchs of Western Christendom, the original nations and peoples of the continent, such as the Apache, were living their own free and independent way of life.
The Oceti Sakowin (Great Sioux Nation) Territory
What “#LandBack” Leaves Out of Focus “A return to an earlier or normal condition” is one definition of the word “back.” In relation to land and Native nations or peoples, the word “back” is often expressed as, “they should give the land back to the Indians.” “#LandBack” has now become a popular meme among some
“Conquest” is Another Word for Domination
War—or the act or state of exerting violence against another—is the context for the word conquest. Another way of understanding “a conquest” is, “having achieved a victory over or triumphed over an enemy.” To triumph or surmount is ‘to gain the upperhand over, to have won mastery or dominance over.’ In other words, conquest is
The 1977 UN Conference On “Indigenous Populations”
The International Indian Treaty Council’s Intervention In September of 1977, representatives of Indigenous nations and peoples from around the world traveled to the Palace of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. They went there to attend the International NGO [Non-Governmental Organization] Conference on Discrimination Against Indigenous Populations held at the UN Palais des Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.
Truth and Lie Commissions
There’s been no friendship between Native nations And the domination system For us to patch back together, There’s been no harmony with the colonizers To try and restore. Just a genocidal desire by the dominators For our nations to exist no more. For them it’s business as usual And its nothing unusual For them to
I reckon that reconciliation is a clever trap word a trick of the mind a language technique now used all the time a deft move on the Chess Board of Life so we’ll fail to see what the powers that be want to keep out of sight and out of the light reconciliation has a
Let’s Examine the Category Indigenous
We begin with the entirety of a People that is living in a particular geographical space, with its language, culture, traditions, and economic patterns. They are original to that space in relation to any other people that arrives later; Suddenly, a second invading People violently enters, or breaks into, that same geographical space and claims
Divine Land Grants
by Paul Gilk “The disclosure of a myth is deemed academic as long as the myth belongs to somebody else. Recognizing one’s own myth is always much more difficult, if not down right dangerous.”-The Lost Gospel by Burton L. Mack, page 237. As a modestly long-time reader of Washington Report on Middle East Affairs—in the
An Exorcism, Junipero Serra, and the Papal Bulls
On October 17, 2020, the Archbishop of San Francisco, Salvatore Cordileone, performed an exorcism ceremony outside the San Rafael Church, where protestors had recently toppled a statue of Father Junipero Serra. An exorcism is a ritual conducted to cast out demons and get rid of the influence of the devil, a fallen angel named “Satan.”
Sept. 27th Screening of our Doctrine of Discovery Documentary