Canada’s Emerging
Indigenous Rights Framework:
A Critical Analysis

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Issue 09 | August 14, 2018

On the Road to the New Reserve:
Considering Canada’s Preferred Path to Land Restitution

by Daniel Iwama, PhD Candidate

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Issue 08 | July 24, 2018

A Brief Assessment of Canada’s Collaborative Process on Indian Registration, Band Membership and First Nation Citizenship

by Damien Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Ryerson University; Associate Fellow, Yellowhead Institute

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across fields of study, between the University and the wider community,
and among Indigenous peoples and Canadians.

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This presentation and accompanying user guide provides an overview of the report, Canada’s Emerging Indigenous Rights Framework: A Critical AnalysisIt includes key takeaways and a high-level overview of the report’s three sections on relationship reform, policy reform, and legislative reform.

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⟶ Download the user guide here.

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