Colonial Enslavement of Native Americans
While natives had been forced into slavery and servitude as early as 1636, it was not until King Philip’s War that natives were enslaved in large numbers, Fisher wrote in the study. The 1675 to 1676 war pitted Native American leader King Philip, also known as Metacom, and his allies against the English colonial settlers.
Witness to murder at Indian Residential School
This video is of an Indigenous woman, Irene Favel describing in a CBC interview (July 8, 2008) how she witnessed the murder of a baby by staff at the Muskowekwan Indian Residential School, run by the Roman Catholic Church in Lestock, Saskatchewan.
Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations
Treaties made by the United States with Indian Nations inscribe solemn vows that cannot lightly be broken or ignored, a verity that Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black recognized in 1960 , “Great nations, like great men, should keep their word.”
Treaties Between the United States and Native Americans
The full list of Treaties Between the United States and Native Americans from 1778 — 1868 is available from the Avalon Project which mounts digital documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government.