Doctrine of Discovery: In the Name of Christ

Film by Eclectic Reel / via Intercontinental Cry

In this 43-minute documentary, you will learn about the history of the Doctrine of Discovery, its basis in Christian theology, its effects on Indigenous Peoples today, and how we might start to undo it. “Doctrine of Discovery: In the Name of Christ” features interviews with Indigenous scholars, leaders and activists from around the world, as well as Christian theologians and pastors. Made for a Mennonite audience, the documentary is also relevant for a wider Christian audience.

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  1. I agree with everything that was said. As a Native Hawaiian I see this here in Hawaii on a daily basis. Native Hawaiians are not taken into consideration when Native lands are considered. The fact that the Hawaiian Kingdom is still illegally occupied by the United States military is proof positive, that the United States does not care about Native People’s.

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