Arithmetic in Federal Indian Law

To follow this article you won’t even need a calculator. All you’ll need is an understanding of arithmetic and how to subtract. Take, for example, the equation 100 percent minus 99 percent = 1 percent. For the purpose of this article, we’ll say that the 1 percent stands for what has been called the “residual”

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Debunking Federal Indian Law

To debunk means “to expose the sham or falseness of; to show that something is less important, less good, or less true than it has been made to appear; to expose or excoriate (a claim, assertion, sentiment, etc.) as being pretentious [and] false.” In the Supreme Court ruling Johnson v. McIntosh (1823), Chief Justice John

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To Civilize and Christianize

By Steven Newcomb (Shawnee/Lenape) They brought their soldiers, their cannons, their dogs, their diseases, their swords, their spears, their armor, their chains, their bells, their crosses, their priests, their paper, their ink, their words, and their Bible in order to civilize (dominate) and Christianize Native nations and peoples.

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When Our Native Nations Were Living Free and Independent of the Ideas of Christendom

Prior to Columbus’s invasive arrival to our part of Mother Earth, our nations of Great Turtle Island (“North America”) were living in a physical location that was entirely free and independent of the Western Christendom’s system of domination. At that time, our nations were still free and independent of all the ideas and mental activities