Pagans in the Promised Land: Decoding the Doctrine of Christian Discovery

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An analysis of how religious bias shaped U.S. federal Indian law.
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An analysis of how religious bias shaped U.S. federal Indian law.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781555916428
  • Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/29/2008
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 594,830
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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Steven T. Newcomb (Shawnee/Lenape) is the indigenous law research coordinator at the Sycuan education department of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation in San Diego County, California. He is cofounder and codirector of the Indigenous Law Institute, a fellow with the American Indian Policy and Media Initiative at Buffalo State College in New York.
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Table of Contents

Foreword     ix
Preface     xv
Acknowledgments     xix
Introduction     xxi
A Primer on Cognitive Theory     1
Metaphorical Experience and Federal Indian Law     13
The Conqueror Model     23
Colonizing the Promised Land     37
The Chosen People-Promised Land Model     51
The Dominating Mentality of Christendom     59
Johnson v. M'Intosh     73
Converting Christian Discovery into Heathen Conquest     89
The Mental Process of Negation     103
Christian Nations Theory: Hidden in Plain Sight     115
Conclusion: A Sacred Regard for All Living Things     125
Notes     139
References     171
Index     181
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    Supreme Court use of papal documents

    To better inform myself about how, as one who is Yankton Sioux, U.S. Government & Court decisions have adversely impacted the lives of Native Americans.

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