David MacKinnon & Sandra J.T.M. Evers
5/3/15

Can the European discovery and acquisition of land in America, either in intent or execution, be properly characterized as a project to pursue the “holy and praiseworthy” work of encouraging the rise and spread of the Catholic faith?...

Peter d'Errico
2/6/15

Just when we thought the Papacy might be ready to confront its historical role in dispossessing and dominating indigenous peoples around the world, Pope Francis decides to carry forward the process started by John Paul II to make a saint of the man who founded the...

Kristi Eaton
12/10/14
As a member of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Rev. Chebon Kernell has seen firsthand the struggles Native communities face...
Brian Daffron
1/21/14
A lawsuit claiming that the current Oklahoma license plate is a violation of a Methodist minister’s First Amendment rights and a promotion of “pantheism” was dismissed in federal c...
Christina Rose
1/10/14
A house on the site of the first Praying Indian Town, in Natick, Massachusetts, was built on the original homelands of the Nipmuc...
Steve Russell
11/23/13

Because traditional Cherokee people taught me a profound insight that I’ve claimed for my own, “the spirit world takes care of its own business,” I understand arguments about religion to be for amusement only....

Steven Newcomb
11/14/13

Prior to invasion and colonization by the Christian monarchies and nations of Europe, our cultural and spiritual worlds were intact. Our free and independent ancestors had a definite spiritual understanding of their own identities, as distinct nations and peoples....

Steven Newcomb
9/25/13

Dr. Charles Eastman was truly remarkable. Born in 1858, into a traditional Dakota way of life, in what is now commonly called Minnesota, as a teenager he later entered the white man’s world where he converted to Christianity, just as his father had....

Steven Newcomb
9/3/13

Ever notice how some dominant society people tend to talk about the past, particularly when it comes to Indian history? “Well that was a long time ago,” some will dismissively say. “You can’t turn back the clock,” is another typical phrase. And then there is this gem: “What’s past is past.”...

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