Time to rethink structure

The Haudenosaunee Confederacy Council is sending a delegation of chiefs and workers to Italy to hold talks with the Vatican about abolishing the Doctrine of Discovery. A noble pursuit that has been three years in the making. The papal bulls have done unfathomable damage to the indigenous peoples of the Americas and it hasn’t stopped. Despite Canada’s openly emotional Prime Minister’s claim to have made Indigenous issues his number one priority, federal lawyers in pursuit of denying indigenous land rights still have at the base of their lawsuits the Doctrine of Discovery. A doctrine that exists because a pope 500 years ago declared any lands without Christian occupation were up for grabs. That idealogy still exists in the continued oppression of indigenous peoples world wide and the Haudenosaunee Confederacy’s decision…

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