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The Doctrine of Discovery

February 27, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

Tina Stevens

Presenter: Tina Stevens

The Doctrine of Discovery was a Papal decree in 1493 used as a legal and moral way to justify the colonial dispossession of Indigenous Nations of their lands and waterways, and to promote Christian domination and superiority. In this session, Tina Stevens will present how the Doctrine of Discovery has shaped Canadian laws and the treatment of Indigenous Peoples.

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February 27, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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