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Hayden King

Hayden is Anishinaabe from Beausoleil First Nation on Gchi’mnissing in Huronia, Ontario. He is the Executive Director of the Yellowhead Institute, Advisor to the Dean of Arts on Indigenous Education and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology at Toronto Metropolitan University.

Federal Budget 2024:
An Indigenous Accounting

Last week the Federal Government released the 2024-2025 budget, with new funding allocations for Indigenous communities. While these allocations are significant and there are even new policy approaches to be found in the budget, chronic shortfalls and the historically paternalistic Crown-Indigenous financial relationship remain.