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Steven Newcomb
6/30/16
On Friday, June 17, the Lenape Center honored Jim Rementer in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, for his more than 50 years of dedication to the preservation of the language of the Lenape (lu...
Steven Newcomb
6/15/16

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....

Steven Newcomb
6/14/16

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....

Steven Newcomb
5/29/16

Words are the means by which we configure and create our reality. When we change our words we change our reality. The words we use in our daily lives in our interaction with others constitute an entire reality....

Steven Newcomb
5/23/16

In 1537, Pope Paul III issued the papal bull Sublimis Deus (Sublime God)....

Steven Newcomb
5/16/16

How are we to accurately interpret the word “reconciliation in the title of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada?...

Steven Newcomb
5/13/16

Jody Wilson is the former Education Program Manager for the “San Salvador” build site of the San Diego Maritime Museum. She recently found on the Internet a 2014 proposal to build a statue to honor the Spanish conquistador Vasco Nuñez de Balboa....

Joint Statement
5/6/16

The following statement was made from the Long March to Rome Gathering in Florence, Italy from April 30-May 4, 2016:

Greetings to Pope Francis and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace,...

Steven Newcomb
5/6/16
On May 4, 1493 Pope Alexander VI issued the Inter Caetera papal bull which called for non-Christian nations to be reduced and subjugated (“barbare nationes deprimantur”)...
Steven Newcomb
5/3/16

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...

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