Indigenous Rights

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Aboriginal Issues Primer

I thought it might be a good idea to have a thread with some good background facts for people coming into this forum.  There is an awful lot left out of Canadian education when it comes to even the most basic of issues pertaining to Aboriginal peoples.  The majority of Canadians do not even understand Status, much less more complex issues like Aboriginal title, or duty to consult. 

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Oct 18, 2019
Still from debate livestream. Image: Global News/YouTube

Indigenous issues largely absent from 2019 election

Pamela Palmater
Reconciliation cannot be achieved if its lifespan is dictated by what carries political currency in each election. The party leaders all have a legal and moral obligation to do better.
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Sep 26, 2019
Jordan and his mother, Virginia Anderson. Image: Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger

The legacy of Jordan River Anderson

Humberto da Silva
"Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger" reminds us of the battles that continue to be fought by Indigenous communities to assure a future for their children.

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