In 1491, throughout the immense geographical area now commonly called the Western Hemisphere, our original free nations were existing independent of any Christian European claims of domination in any of our national territories.
Approval of the colonizing Dakota Access Pipeline project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the resulting conflict with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation has a historical context.
The cultural, spiritual, historical, and ecological riches of God’s creation are abundant in the area known as Bears Ears in southeast Utah.
While listening to National Public Radio the other day, I heard a story about a strange proposal being made in Pakistan. It would legally allow husbands to chastise disobedient wives.
These days, the word “reconciliation” has taken deep root in the contemporary discourse between the government of Canada and many of the First Nations of that part of Great Turtle Island.
In 1537, Pope Paul III issued the papal bull Sublimis Deus (Sublime God).
In one context, “to reconcile” means “to restore a friendship.” A question thus arises regarding the kind of relationship now existing between our Original Nations and dominating societies, such as Canada or the United States: How do we go about restoring a friendship that has never existed betwe
The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) is comprised of four Catholic organizations across Canada.
Pope Francis’ recent tour through the African countries of Kenya, Uganda and Central African Republic has provided many Africans with the opportunity to learn about those who experienced their story before they did.
Tribes nation-wide and other Americans across the country deeply appreciate Senator Bernie Sanders’ efforts in the U.S. Senate to protect tribal sacred land in Arizona known as Oak Flat, located on U.S.
On November 25, 2015, the Holy See (‘the Vatican’) appeared before the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD).
We with Oklevueha Native American Church (ONAC) are directed by Native Medicine people, Creator and free people.
Salt Lake City, Utah, October 19, 2015:
Good Morning Everyone,
On September 22, Pope Francis’ jet touched down in the traditional territory of the Piskataway Nation (Washington, D.C.). From there he traveled to the traditional territory of the Lenape Nation (New York City and Philadelphia).