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‘Burnt Church Back In The News’

One of the Bands that has in the past rejected Canadian sovereignty and law, has been reminded of the facts of life:

‘Esgenoôpetitj ‘First Nations’ chief, council dismissed over vote buying’ 3,250 more words

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‘Aboriginals Must Join Canadian Mosaic’

“Not that long ago, it was a common belief that people from aboriginal communities would, over time, merge with the general population. As employment skills were acquired, people would leave reserves and compete for jobs and other benefits with other Canadians. 2,470 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

‘Aboriginals Must Join Canadian Mosaic’

“Not that long ago, it was a common belief that people from aboriginal communities would, over time, merge with the general population. As employment skills were acquired, people would leave reserves and compete for jobs and other benefits with other Canadians. 2,470 more words

Aboriginal Narrative

Supreme Court ruling: Who now qualifies as an 'Indian' and what it means for the future

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada declared Thursday that Canada’s 600,000 Métis and non-status Indians are indeed “Indians” under the Constitution. The decision has raised questions about who qualifies as Métis or non-status Indian, but the answer might be a little complicated. 904 more words

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‘Lack of Property Rights Causes On-Reserve Housing Problems’

One aspect of Race Based Law is the lack of property rights for reserve aboriginals. Legal equality would be a good way to begin to address the reserve housing issue: 626 more words

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‘Fighting to Save Their ‘Status’

‘Aboriginal Industry At Work’: While we are busy trying to END RACE BASED LAW, others are working tirelessly to expand it:

“Despite their worst efforts, Canada’s politicians failed in their ‘genocidal’ attempt to ‘eliminat’e aboriginal men, women and children 100 years ago. 575 more words

Aboriginal Industry

Decolonizing the Mind: Indigenous Knowledge in the University

Jennifer Bonder

The Walter Gordon Symposium is an annual conference co-hosted by the School of Public Policy and Governance and Massey College. In the lead up to the 2016 Walter Gordon Symposium, students, speakers, faculty, and community members are invited to share their reflections on the theme of reconciliation between Canada and its Indigenous Peoples in the aftermath of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its calls to action. 1,414 more words

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