Steven Newcomb
12/1/16

The best way to understand the idea of decolonization starts with understanding colonization, which is a process of war that one nation wages against another....

Steve Russell
8/6/16

My colleague Steve Newcomb accuses the first great Chief Justice of the United States, John Marshall, of telling stories. Just so, and let me be clear that by “great” I mean a public figur...

Steven Newcomb
7/20/16

Let us acknowledge that our nations were living entirely free and independent of Western Christendom prior to Columbus’s first invasive arrival to our part of Mother Earth....

Steven Newcomb
2/11/16

Part One of this essay examined how the United States has used certain creations of the...

Wounded Knee Aftermath National Catholic Reporter Library of Congress
Vinnie Rotondaro
9/21/15
Scholars say the Doctrine of Discovery holds immense importance in world history...
Candace Ducheneaux National Catholic Reporter
Vinnie Rotondaro
9/17/15
Candace Ducheneaux, a Lakota Indian with gray-streaked hair and a blunt, feisty spirit, sat down to a metal picnic table at a playground in this dusty, rundown town, one of America...
Steven Newcomb
5/4/15

In Hal Ashby’s movie Being There, starring Peter Sellers, at the end of the film there is a pyramid with an “all seeing eye,” and the slogan “Life is A State of Mind.” In The Universe and Dr....

Steven Newcomb
3/25/15

A little-noticed definition of “civilization” is this: “the forcing of a particular cultural pattern on a population to whom it is foreign.” The key word is “forcing,” which implies some agency that engages in the process of forcing a particular cultural pattern on a population or nation....

Steven Newcomb
2/27/15

The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) has developed an important and visually striking exhibit titled “Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations.” It opened on September 21, 2014 and will run until fall 2018....

Steven Newcomb
7/12/14

Consider for a moment the existence of any Original Nation of this continent that has had a relationship with its territory for countless generations....

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