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Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court decision influenced by religion (01/26)
2015 marks the 60th year since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Tee-Hit-Ton Indians v. United States under the leadership of Chief Justice Earl Warren.

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Steven Newcomb: Indian policy is unmistakenly linked to religion (01/22)
The Old Testament basis of federal Indian law is the reason why the territories and sacred places of our Original Nations have never been protected from exploitation, desecration, and destruction.

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Steven Newcomb: Church plans to sanctify a legacy of domination (01/19)
The same institution that brought us the Crusades, a Borgia Pope and the Inquisition is now going to sanctify Serra’s legacy.

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Steven Newcomb: Sacred lands are Christmas gift for mining firm (12/29)
The Rio Tinto Mining Company, owned by interests in the United Kingdom and Australia, is representative of the destructive and devouring process of colonization.

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Steven Newcomb: US still holds colonial attitude towards tribes (12/16)
The U.S.’s goal is to use the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to reinforce the existing and dominating U.S. federal Indian law system.

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Steven Newcomb: UN indigenous rights document remains flawed (12/10)
The debate over the meaning and significance of the outcome document for the United Nations high level plenary meeting is not going to end anytime soon.

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Steven Newcomb: Leadership and the liberation of our nations (11/28)
Elected Indian leaders and their experts have not truly understood the subtlety of language and its reality-constructing nature.

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Steven Newcomb: Disestablishing the doctrine of domination (11/20)
The Doctrine of Christian Discovery continues to influence federal Indian law and policy.

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Steven Newcomb: Focusing on liberation and self-determination (11/19)
Exploring the fight for self-determination for the original nations and peoples.

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Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Debating indigenous self-determination (11/07)
Exploring different perspectives on self-determination and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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Steven Newcomb: Native organizations played into UN charade (11/04)
A response to Glenn Morris regarding the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

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Steven Newcomb: Self-determination but not for the indigenous (10/27)
Responding to Duane Champagne on the issue of indigenous self-determination.

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Steven Newcomb: The role of Latin in empire and colonization (10/22)
Exploring the role of language in the domination of Native peoples.

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Steven Newcomb: US doesn't recognize our nations as nations (10/13)
Analyzing the interpretation of 'indigenous peoples' at the United Nations.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: NAGPRA case affirms conquest of Native people (10/03)
Dissecting the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in White v. University of California.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous conference yields power to states (09/29)
Steven Newcomb explains the problems with the outcome document adopted during the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

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Steven Newcomb: Political meanings restrict indigenous peoples (09/15)
Steven Newcomb explores the political realities of the upcoming World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Court describes Native activities as 'parasitic' (09/09)
Steven Newcomb exposes questionable language in a Supreme Court decision from Canada.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: NFL mascot a symptom of deeper problem in US (08/29)
Steven Newcomb connects the Washington NFL controversy to domination over Native people.

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Steven Newcomb: Judging our nations by white man's thinking (08/11)
Steven Newcomb debunks some of the wild assertions made about Indian history and policy in America: Imagine a World without Her by Dinesh D’Souza.

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