I have provided the news link above for clarity on the background of this specific issue, but in short, the Semiahmoo First Nations Band currently gets its water supply from the nearby town of White Rock, British Columbia, Canada. 1,270 more words
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Undoubtedly Indigenous Peoples in Canada have been horrifically mistreated by all levels of government in Canada since Confederation and well before. Upon reading critiques of First Nations self-government by First Nations themselves, there is a burning question that lies beneath the surface. 182 more words
The Sakimay First Nation, City of Regina, and Four Horse Development came together for the groundbreaking of a 260-acre business park just west of Regina Thursday morning near the intersection of Dewdney Avenue and Pinkie Road. 355 more words
Cert Petition regarding the question of the Little River Band’s criminal jurisdiction over off-reservation crimes affecting core tribal government interests.
1. Whether Indian tribes can prosecute their members for acts that occur outside the tribe’s territory absent Congressional authorization; and… 64 more words
Institutional racism continues to not only exist, but is expanding in Canada. One of its ugly manifestations is the segregated ‘reserve’ system; yet, whenever Canada attempts to move forward on this issue, it is stifled by reactionary tribal leadership: 2,101 more words
It doesn’t get any more hypocritical, ironic, and alarming than a native bringing a “whiteman” lawyer up on charges with the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal for posting a disclaimer on his website to let people know he wrote essays about the ‘Indian Act’ in Canada. 2,107 more words