Indigenous Religions Dbq

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Not only does Christianity directly convert the indigenous peoples, in some parts of the New World, primarily South America, the Christian faith was also fused with the native religion. For example, in Document 2, the illustrations convey the concept of religious fusion where the two religions fuse into one and become an adapted version of Christianity. Also, Document 4, which is a witness testimony by a Native American who witnessed one of the ceremonies, shows that the indigenous people started to add Christian religion to their own religion. When they practice their sacrifice, they added a Christian devotional song and a large feather that typically represents Our Lady, Mary, Mother of Jesus, which shows Christianity combining with native