The Doctrine of Discovery

By Chief Oren Lyons, Chief of The Onondaga

A study of Indigenous Science and Rights

Oren R. Lyons Jr. a US Army vet, a world-renowned and All-American Lacrosse player and Coach, is a Native American Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan, part of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. For more than 14 years he has been a member of the Indigenous Peoples of the Human Rights Commission of the United Nations, and has had other leadership roles.

From The New York Times article 30JUL22, “How Indigenous Athletes are Reclaiming Lacrosse”

1953

US Congress attempts to disband First Nations and move residents to urban areas.