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Cruel Donations, Forced Oaths and Confronting The Religious Spirit: A Historical Perspective on Intercessory Prayer for Native America

CRUEL DONATIONS Historical References and Anniversaries September 27, 1850 – Donation Land Act. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donation_Land_Claim_Act The Great Divide: Resettlement and the New Economy: Oregon Donation Land Law http://www.ohs.org/education/oregonhistory/narratives/subtopic.cfm?subtopic_ID=25 Definition of ‘donation’ (Merriam Webster): the act or an instance of donating: as (a) the making of a gift especially to a charity or public institution (b) a […]

Potlatch and Planted Seeds: A Historical Perspective on Intercessory Prayer for Native America

POTLATCH Historical References / Anniversaries April 19, 1884 – Amendment to the Canadian “Indian Act” that outlawed the Potlatch. (There was also a ban in the US) The following links describe the Canadian Indian Act. Although I could not find a specific ruling by the US regarding the banning of Potlatch, several of these and […]