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Steven Newcomb: Teaching students in California about true Native history
Education | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Teaching students in California about true Native history (July 26, 2017)
An ideal Native Studies curriculum will teach students that the Catholic system of domination resulted in a traumatic holocaust in California, Steven Newcomb writes for Indian Country Media Network.

Steven Newcomb: European concepts continue to oppress our nations
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: European concepts continue to oppress our nations (July 24, 2017)
Our original nations did not develop the words that are now being used to oppress our lives and our territories, Steven Newcomb writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Steven Newcomb: Christian domination serves as basis for 'Indian' law
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Christian domination serves as basis for 'Indian' law (July 20, 2017)
Most Native people still do not realize that a mentally created ‘reality’ of Christian domination is embedded in the Johnson v. M’Intosh ruling, Steven Newcomb writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Steven Newcomb: United States plays language games with our nations
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: United States plays language games with our nations (July 6, 2017)
The U.S. exhibits its purposeful and continual domination of Indians through the use of carefully constructed phrases, Steven Newcomb writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Steven Newcomb: Federal Indian law comes from the mind of a White man
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Federal Indian law comes from the mind of a White man (June 28, 2017)
The time for a different approach to the conversation of federal Indian law system of domination is now, writes Steven Newcomb on Indian Country Media Network.

Steven Newcomb: Asserting our traditions in the era of Donald Trump
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Asserting our traditions in the era of Donald Trump (June 19, 2017)
The Trump empire may lead to further recognition of traditional teachings before its over, Steven Newcomb writes on Indian Country Media Network

Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court holds religious sway over tribes
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court holds religious sway over tribes (June 2, 2017)
To this day Native nations such as the Cupeños are still forced to operate within the constraints of Christian-premised ideas and arguments

Steven Newcomb: Monuments to white supremacy harm indigenous peoples
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Monuments to white supremacy harm indigenous peoples (May 23, 2017)
While the New York Times addressed physical monuments of white supremacy in a recent editorial, they ignored the paper monuments that have affected Indigenous Peoples for years.

Steven Newcomb: The racist and toxic roots of federal Indian policy
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: The racist and toxic roots of federal Indian policy (May 19, 2017)
We ought to ask ourselves how well we as Native nations and peoples are making the effort to identify and name the domination and dehumanization imposed on our ancestors.

Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court justice became known for 'scalping' Indians
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court justice became known for 'scalping' Indians (May 9, 2017)
A closer look at Stanley F. Reed’s tongue in cheek phrase ‘generally scalping the Indians’ and the Tee-Hit-Ton decision.

Steven Newcomb: 'Picking Fights with the Gods' is a must-read for Native people
Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: 'Picking Fights with the Gods' is a must-read for Native people (April 28, 2017)
Paul Gilk’s book is a must-read for any Native person looking to understand the origin of ‘civilization’ and its relentless assault on Native cultures.

Steven Newcomb: Bill in California dehumanizes indigenous peoples
Opinion | Politics
Steven Newcomb: Bill in California dehumanizes indigenous peoples (April 21, 2017)
‘San Salvador’ is a symbol of the brutal and dominating legacy of a deadly by-gone era of Spanish and Catholic imperialism.

Steven Newcomb: 'Indians' book from 1864 carries present-day significance
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: 'Indians' book from 1864 carries present-day significance (April 12, 2017)
A look at ‘the present’ connection to the dark and bloody past as seen in ‘The Indians of California.’

Steven Newcomb: What does it really mean to 'indigenize' curriculum?
Education | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: What does it really mean to 'indigenize' curriculum? (April 11, 2017)
Something is missing from the expressed desire on the part of some people to ‘indigenize’ more things in the world, such as college curriculum materials.

Steven Newcomb: Getting to the true meaning of our sovereignty
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Getting to the true meaning of our sovereignty (March 27, 2017)
The true meaning of indigenous sovereignty is not what we’ve come to know.

Steven Newcomb: Pope Francis must address legacy of domination
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Pope Francis must address legacy of domination (March 21, 2017)
An institution such as the Vatican, cannot ‘conquer’ then pretend it bears no responsibility.

Steven Newcomb: The Doctrine of Discovery is still alive and kicking
Opinion | World
Steven Newcomb: The Doctrine of Discovery is still alive and kicking (March 20, 2017)
Side-stepping the issue of domination that resides within the Doctrine of Discovery.

Steven Newcomb: Dakota Access marks growth of imperial American empire
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Dakota Access marks growth of imperial American empire (February 16, 2017)
Army Corps of Engineers continues the American empire way in Oceti Sakowin Nation territory.

Steven Newcomb: Museum excludes Kumeyaay Nation from history
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Museum excludes Kumeyaay Nation from history (February 13, 2017)
The San Diego Maritime Museum and its exclusion of the Kumeyaay Nation.

Steven Newcomb: Yes there actually was a Bowling Green massacre
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Yes there actually was a Bowling Green massacre (February 7, 2017)
Kellyanne Conway had the wrong Bowling Green.

Steven Newcomb: System of domination still being used against our nations
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: System of domination still being used against our nations (January 26, 2017)
'The assumed right and reality system of domination remains disguised.'

Steven Newcomb: Museum hides truth about invasion of tribal land
Education | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Museum hides truth about invasion of tribal land (January 23, 2017)
'Millions were spent on replica ship used to invade Native nations.'

Steven Newcomb: It's been 130 years of taking indigenous lands
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: It's been 130 years of taking indigenous lands (January 13, 2017)
'Time will tell how the Trump administration decides to deal with U.S.-Indian affairs and Native nations.'

Steven Newcomb: Our indigenous nations were never conquered
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Our indigenous nations were never conquered (January 11, 2017)
'The federal Indian domination system is premised on the invaders’ claim to have a right to oppress our rightfully free and independent nations.'

Steven Newcomb: Oceti Sakowin never surrendered lands to United States
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Oceti Sakowin never surrendered lands to United States (January 2, 2017)
'It is outrageous to see the photos of people injured by North Dakota’s brutal police actions at Standing Rock.'

Steven Newcomb: Trump's bad plan to 'privatize' indigenous lands
Opinion | Politics
Steven Newcomb: Trump's bad plan to 'privatize' indigenous lands (December 29, 2016)
Steven Newcomb of the Indigenous Law Institute explains why 'privatization' of indigenous lands is such a dangerous idea.

Steven Newcomb: Veterans beg for forgiveness at Standing Rock
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Veterans beg for forgiveness at Standing Rock (December 19, 2016)
'Images of U.S. military Veterans braving blizzard conditions to stand in solidarity with Standing Rock in opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline are powerful.'

Steven Newcomb: What the mainstream media won't show at Standing Rock
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: What the mainstream media won't show at Standing Rock (December 12, 2016)
The U.S. Dakota territorial act specifies that no Indian land shall become part of the territory of Dakota until the Indians consent in a treaty with the United States.

Steven Newcomb: An unjust war against #NoDAPL water protectors
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: An unjust war against #NoDAPL water protectors (December 8, 2016)
'It is outrageous to see the photos of people injured by North Dakota’s brutal police actions at Standing Rock.'

Steven Newcomb: A message to the Donald Trump administration
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: A message to the Donald Trump administration (December 1, 2016)
'Here’s the message we ought to collectively deliver to the Trump administration: There is no such thing as a right of domination.'

Steven Newcomb: All bets are off with Donald Trump as president
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: All bets are off with Donald Trump as president (November 28, 2016)
'What’s likely coming is an era of Christian Dominionism, an ideological orientation committed to the belief that the Bible and fundamentalist Christianity ought to serve as a guide and backdrop for governing the American body politic.'

Steven Newcomb: Dakota Access Pipeline violates treaty rights
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Dakota Access Pipeline violates treaty rights (November 16, 2016)
'The United States has no right to unilaterally alter or cancel the 1851 Fort Laramie treaty by congressional legislation.'

Steven Newcomb: Dakota Access Pipeline is about colonization
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Dakota Access Pipeline is about colonization (November 14, 2016)
'We need to be calling into question the taken for granted false assumptions upon which U.S. federal Indian law was founded.'

Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court still clinging to racist doctrine
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court still clinging to racist doctrine (November 3, 2016)
'The same doctrine of Christian discovery and domination that Columbus had used to claim various non-Christian islands was used by Justice Ginsburg as the backdrop for her legal opinion in City of Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation of New York.'

Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation means covering up the truth
Canada | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation means covering up the truth (October 27, 2016)
'There are many words which mask domination and business-as-usual.'

Steven Newcomb: Getting to the origins of federal Indian law
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Getting to the origins of federal Indian law (October 24, 2016)
How were the Christian nations supposed to 'acquire' lands 'occupied by heathens and infidels?'

Steven Newcomb: System of domination at play in #NoDAPL fight
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: System of domination at play in #NoDAPL fight (October 3, 2016)
'On what basis did the invading colonizers first assume that our free nations and our ancestors were subject to the ideas and arguments of the Christian world?'

Steven Newcomb: Spanish statue on Kumeyaay Nation territory based on a lie
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Spanish statue on Kumeyaay Nation territory based on a lie (September 26, 2016)
'The Spanish government has disrespectfully erected a plaque in the Kumeyaay Nation territory with no historical facts backing it.'

Steven Newcomb: Vicious dogs unleashed on #NoDAPL resisters
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Vicious dogs unleashed on #NoDAPL resisters (September 7, 2016)
On September 3, 2016, we saw an excellent illustration of a claimed right to coerce our nations into obedience.

Steven Newcomb: Time for Pope Francis to revoke the papal bulls
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Time for Pope Francis to revoke the papal bulls (September 5, 2016)
It is time for Pope Francis to publicly announce what we already know: The papal language of domination issued by his papal predecessors was invalid language.

Steven Newcomb: Law of Christendom at play in #NoDAPL battle
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Law of Christendom at play in #NoDAPL battle (August 29, 2016)
Dakota resistance, allied with many other nations, provides the opportunity to bring the world’s attention to the fact that that bigoted religious form of reasoning and argumentation is still being used against our Original Nation.

Steven Newcomb: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe challenges system of domination
Environment | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe challenges system of domination (August 23, 2016)
It only takes one break and a massive release of the hydrocarbons to poison sacred waters for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe with toxicity.

Steven Newcomb: Another push for assimilation in 'Trail of Tears'
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Another push for assimilation in 'Trail of Tears' (August 15, 2016)
A host of failed U.S. policies were aimed at making us 'equal Americans,' and they are the very same policies that resulted in our nations being in the predicaments in which we find ourselves today.

Steven Newcomb: Scratching the surface on the basis of Indian law
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Scratching the surface on the basis of Indian law (August 1, 2016)
Even stone silence can speak volumes of denial, and raises a central question for certain members of the federal Indian law community.

Steven Newcomb: Focusing on the independence of our nations
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Focusing on the independence of our nations (July 20, 2016)
Our right to live free from the domination of the ideas of the white man has never ended.

Steven Newcomb: Challenging the basis of Indian law and policy
Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Challenging the basis of Indian law and policy (July 4, 2016)
Isn’t it time for our nations to start challenging such bad and illogical storytelling that is being used by the U.S. in the name of 'law?'

Steven Newcomb: Old religious ideas influence federal Indian law
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Old religious ideas influence federal Indian law (June 16, 2016)
We are being continually controlled by narratives that Christian narrators developed long ago.

Steven Newcomb: True honor and respect for the original nations
Canada | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: True honor and respect for the original nations (June 14, 2016)
It is time to reset the relationship based on true honor and respect for the Original Free Nations.

Steven Newcomb: Original nations pushed to accept lower status
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Original nations pushed to accept lower status (May 31, 2016)
Our nations now live with a 'post-invasion' claim of a right of domination

Steven Newcomb: Church edicts lead to centuries of domination
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Church edicts lead to centuries of domination (May 23, 2016)
A claimed right of domination imposed on all our Original Free Nations in the past continues to be perpetuated and maintained against our Nations and Peoples today by international state governments such as Canada and the United States, and many others.

Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation report fails to expose realities
Canada | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Reconciliation report fails to expose realities (May 17, 2016)
Clearly, the Original Nations existing north of the international boundary between Canada and the United States do not consider their treaties to be 'treaties of surrender.'

Steven Newcomb: Statue can't ignore genocide of Native peoples
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Statue can't ignore genocide of Native peoples (May 16, 2016)
While I am opposed to a statue to Balboa, at a minimum the House of Spain, the Spanish crown, and the Spanish government ought to support a statue to Balboa that depicts slain Indians—women, children, and men—including those torn apart by dogs.

Statement: End the domination and dehumanization of our nations
Law | Opinion | World
Statement: End the domination and dehumanization of our nations (May 9, 2016)
A group of indigenous leaders just completed the The Long March to Rome to call for the formal repeal of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery.

Steven Newcomb: Tricking the original nations into reconciliation
Canada | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Tricking the original nations into reconciliation (May 3, 2016)
How do we go about restoring a friendship that has never existed between those societies and our Original Nations and Peoples?

Steven Newcomb: Native vote push highlights effect of domination
Opinion | Politics
Steven Newcomb: Native vote push highlights effect of domination (April 25, 2016)
It has been a long- standing goal of the United States to put an end to any national consciousness of our Native nations, and replace it with the national consciousness of the United States.

Steven Newcomb: Church fails to address doctrine of domination
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Church fails to address doctrine of domination (April 12, 2016)
The Catholic Church lacks an Original Nations’ historical perspective about the domination found in the papal decrees of the fifteenth century.

Steven Newcomb: Spanish explorers were cruel to Indian people
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Spanish explorers were cruel to Indian people (April 7, 2016)
How cruel were the Spaniards? Cruel enough to ordinarily loving Indian mothers to end the lives of their own babies.

Steven Newcomb: America remains in denial about its own holocaust
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: America remains in denial about its own holocaust (March 31, 2016)
When is the U.S. society going to recognize the need for honesty in the history of colonization which leads to a resounding 'Hell no!' as the only sensible answer to the proposed statue honoring Vasco Nunez de Balboa.

Steven Newcomb: Code of domination killed activist Berta Caceres
Opinion | World
Steven Newcomb: Code of domination killed activist Berta Caceres (March 15, 2016)
What is it that has caused the disappearance of so much of the languages and cultural patterns of Original Nations and Peoples, and has resulted in the disappearance of so many Original Nations and Peoples themselves?

Steven Newcomb: We must decolonize federal Indian law and policy
Opinion
Steven Newcomb: We must decolonize federal Indian law and policy (March 8, 2016)
People who want the United States to stop using the Christian-premised doctrine of domination against our nations and peoples need to know why it is important for people everywhere on Mother Earth to challenge the assumed 'right' to dominate others.

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