Indigenous activist urges the Vatican to revoke 500-year-old documents

He described the doctrine as the idea that the first Christians to locate land inhabited by Indigenous peoples had a “right of domination” over those lands and peoples.

“We got in the habit of calling it the ‘doctrine of discovery,’ but what I’ve learned from studying those documents … is that it’s really the doctrine of domination,” he said. 

Indigenous activist urges the Vatican to revoke 500-year-old documents | CBC Radio

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