(RNS) Some of Junipero Serra’s sharpest critics say he was part of an imperial conquest that beat and enslaved Native Americans, raped their women, and destroyed their culture.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) The Rev. Graylan Hagler, senior minister of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, has been speaking out for more than 20 years against what he calls the “R word.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A recently discovered 1494 depiction of Native Americans is consistent with Christopher Columbus’ account of being greeted by naked men who painted themselves black or red and danced for the European explorers.