In this 43-minute documentary, you will learn about the history of the Doctrine of Discovery, its basis in Christian theology, its effects on Indigenous Peoples today, and how we might start to undo it. “Doctrine of Discovery: In the Name of Christ” features interviews with Indigenous scholars, leaders and activists from around the world, as […]
The following article was written by Arthur Manuel, and published in The First Nations Strategic Bulletin (see below) Human Rights: Recognition and Coexistence of Aboriginal Land Rights in Canada In order to better understand the federal Comprehensive Claims Policy, the British Columbia Treaty Process, Negotiation Loan Funding, the Agreements-in-Principles and the 3 initialed Final Agreements […]
I haven’t actually seen the treaty yet, so I’m going to reserve comment for now, but here are a few stories about this. If you are familiar with this treaty, know where i can find it, or have your own thoughts about this, please add a comment here. I’d like to hear what you have […]
By Paul Barnsley, Windspeaker Staff Writer — When former Indian Affairs Minister Robert Nault decided to change the Indian Act in 2002, the launch of the First Nations governance act (FNGA) in a school auditorium on the Siksika First Nation territory in southern Alberta was a nationally-televised event. “I am the most important person in […]
We are the Indigenous Peoples of our Territories! We have never given up our responsibilities for our land and our peoples. We cannot move away from that fundamental position and our beliefs and let our future generations down. We therefore reject the policies and processes of the federal and provincial governments, such as the federal […]
B.C. gov’t, natives ink treaty worth more than $76 million Miro Cernetig email@example.com CanWest News Service; Vancouver Sun Monday, October 30, 2006 VANCOUVER — A historic treaty worth in excess of $76 million is being proposed with a tiny northern B.C. Indian nation, awarding the 320 Carrier Indians a share of the province’s salmon fishery, […]
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