“The First Fifty Years of Relief Society” is missing important facts
about Joseph’s organization of the Relief Society. Parley P.
Pratt's call “to feed and clothe the Indians,” however, was
completely abandoned by the Church, which has allowed the Lamanites to suffer at
the hands of a misguided Indian Placement Program and a misguided support of a
U.S. Constitution that originally denied Native Americans, black and women the
right to vote. The Church has replaced the fullness of the Gospel, as delivered
by the Savior to the Lamanites, with ordinances, rituals and endless