IN A WEEK WHEN Indigenous people announced that reconciliation is postponed, if not cancelled, the Prime Minister sprinkled us with the sunshine of his forthcoming legal framework on Indigenous rights. Mr. Trudeau used bold words like engagement and implementation, even uttering the C-word, and claimed that his government would complete the unfinished business started by Trudeau […]
The Harper government in Canada, devoted to the alignment of state and corporate interests, has shocked the scientific world by dismantling publicly-funded research libraries at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. In the wake of Harper’s gutting of the fisheries act that required protection of fresh and saltwater bodies, the muzzling of outspoken scientists, and […]
As Harsha Walia writes in rabble.ca, the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) and Wet’suwet’en nations of Ontario and British Columbia have their own laws and traditions that conflict with those of Canada. As such, asserting their jurisdiction over their indigenous territories to enforce their natural law sometimes means running afoul of the Canadian government. But as Walia […]
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Twenty-two contributors share their experiences with Indigenous resurgence in "everyday" settings - those often unseen, unacknowledged actions that promote community health and well-being. Brought to you by the faculty and students of Indigenous Governance (IGOV) at the University of Victoria and the Indigenous Politics Program (UHIP) at the University of Hawai'i, Manoa.
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