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Book: Indigenous Religious Traditions in Five Minutes

Chapter: 63. Why is distinguishing a Native American worldview from a EuroChristian one important?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43178


Colonialism and its eurochristian worldview stand as the center of that rupture that has and continues to fragment, shatter, and divide the Indigenous communities and their cultures in this hemisphere. Yet, the original foundation of that Indigenous worldview and our cultures are still held firm by enough folk that we need not entirely despair.

Chapter Contributors

  • George Tinker ( - gtinker) 'Iliff School of Theology'