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8th Circuit Finds Tribal Cop Working under BIA Contract was Federal Officer when Assaulted

Link to memorandum in re U.S. v. Janis (Jan. 15 2016) here.

Defendant’s brief here and reply brief here.

United States’ brief here… 192 more words


'Trashing Canada's First Prime Minister'

January 11th was the birthday of Canada’s first Prime Minister.  Aboriginal groups and their university supporters continue doing everything they can to smear his name as part of the denigration of Canada: … 3,447 more words

Bullying Canada

The Gendered Dimension of Indigenous Struggles

Afsheen Adam-Haji

On Monday November 30, the Gender and Public Policy Initiative (G&PP) at the School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG) hosted a roundtable discussion on racism and misogyny in the Indian… 1,006 more words

Public Policy

'Appeasing Racial Nationalists'

“It is fashionable to blame the myriad of social pathologies rampant on many reserves on colonialism, residential schools, poverty, etc., but the real cause is never admitted: segregation. 1,783 more words

Government Cowardice

Indian Act Rules Discriminatory: The Abenaki Win a Historic Victory

From W8linak, Quebec: The discrimination based on gender that Indian woman and their descendants suffered from in the past concerning registration (“Indian status”) has continued to the present day and must cease, according to a decision from the Québec Superior Court handed down on August 3rd in Montréal.


St. Eugene Mission, Cranbrook, Fort Steele, British Columbia

This lovely building has a sad past: it operated as a Catholic residential school on the St. Mary’s Indian Reserve from 1910 to 1970. Its inmates were children from the five bands of the local Ktunaxa Nation within British Columbia, as well as children from the Okanagan, Shuswap, and Blackfoot Nations. 252 more words

Museum Reviews

Abolishing the Indian Act

Michael Den Tandt’s recent piece in the National Post provides an explanation as to why Canada should abolish the Indian Act and the reserve system entirely. 1,353 more words

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