Freedom, Law, and Prophecy: A Brief History of Native American Religious Resistance

Article discusses the spiritual and cultural-based resistance to the imposition of colonial culture, religion, and law; the banning if Indigenous spiritual practice by that colonial state(s) as a response; and the implementation of the American Indian Religious Freedom Act (AIRFA) in 1978 which extended First Amendment Rights to the Indigenous peoples living in the United States.
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American Indian Quarterly, vol. 21, no. 1, To Hear the Eagles Cry: Contemporary Themes in Native American Spirituality (Part 3), Winter, 1997, pp. 35-55
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Articles -- Scholarly, peer reviewed
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