The Indian Act is one of the oldest pieces of legislation in Canada. It was first – the first version of it was enacted in 1868 just a few months after Confederation and it’s been in place almost unchanged in its essence since then. 74 more words
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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
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