Behind Roma is a complex history of indigenous lives and faiths.
Mayan culture and rituals have persisted since their days of ancient glory—but not without major upheavals.
In the 500 years since Catholicism came to Mexico, it has profoundly shaped and been shaped by the indigenous culture.
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz's social history highlights who's at the other end of the barrel.
Ten million people still speak the language of the Inca empire and identify with its culture. Most of them are Christians.
The Jesuits didn't impose a European language on the Guaraní people; they actively cultivated the indigenous one.
Theologies of entitlement, enslaving, and extinguishing indigenous communities have shaped policy since the 15th century.
Indigenous Australians have long practiced a profound, land-centered spirituality. Only recently have Western Christians begun to acknowledge this.