Intolerance toward Native American Religions

  title={Intolerance toward Native American Religions},
  author={John Corrigan and Lynn S. Neal},
  journal={Religious Intolerance in America, Second Edition},
Settler colonialism was imbued with intolerance towards Indigenous peoples. In colonial North America brutal military force was applied to the subjection and conversion of Native Americans to Christianity. In the United States, that offense continued, joined with condemnations of Indian religious practice as savagery, or as no religion at all. The violence was legitimated by appeals to Christian scripture in which genocide was commanded by God. Forced conversion to Christianity and the…