Letter to the Supreme Court Of the United States of America

Isn’t it time to repeal the “Doctrine of Discovery?”

Landing of Columbus at the Island of Guanahaní, West Indies (1846), by John Vanderlyn. The landing of Columbus became a powerful icon of American genesis in the 19th century. — Public Domain

I begin with the clause that explains America, the United States of America. It is from a case called Johnson v. M’Intosh, decided on February 28, 1823:

“In the establishment of these relations, the rights of the original inhabitants were, in no…



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