In July and August Mark Charles will be traveling 7,000 across the country and back as he conducts his self funded 2022 Book Tour for “Unsettling Truths - The Ongoing, Dehumanizing Legacy of the Doctrine of Discovery”, the book he co-authored with Soong-Chan Rah. This cross country tour will include events in Buffalo NY, Detroit and Grand Rapids MI, Chicago IL, Minneapolis MN, Orange City IA, Denver CO, Albuquerque NM and various locations in Arizona and California. Signed copies of Unsettling Truths can also be purchased here.
Fourth of July Blog Posts by Mark Charles
The Dilemma of the Fourth of July The other day I was eating dinner with my wife in a restaurant located in Gallup New Mexico, a border town to the Navajo reservation. Gallup was recently named "Most Patriotic Small Town in America" in a nationwide contest. Soon after sitting down I noticed that we were... Continue Reading →
Video: The Doctrine of Discovery: A Lecture by Mark Charles
I invite all people, especially Americans, to watch this video. But I must warn you, the history contained within will not be easy to hear. The Doctrine of Discovery is seldom talked about in America. Even thought it has shaped and influenced our nation, people, churches and foundations in some very deep and profound ways.... Continue Reading →
Public Lecture: A Native Perspective on Columbus Day
On Columbus Day 2017, instead of protesting the Columbus Day ceremony that is held in Washington DC every year, I gave a public lecture to provide a counter narrative to the inaccurate history taught that "Columbus discovered America." In this lecture I lay out the Doctrine of Discovery and conclude with a call for the... Continue Reading →