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Executive Summary | Calls to Action Accountability: A 2021 Status Update on Reconciliation

In this year’s Calls to Action Accountability Special Report, Eva Jewell and Ian Mosby assess where Canada stands on ‘reconciliation’. In 2021, only three calls to action were completed; 83 Calls to Action remain unfulfilled. This executive summary of the report provides an overview of  the progress that has been made, what the barriers preventing …

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Executive Summary | Cash Back: A Yellowhead Institute Red Paper Report

Cash Back is about the value of Indigenous lands. Picking up from Land Back, the first Red Paper by Yellowhead about the project of land reclamation, this report looks at how the dispossession of Indigenous lands created a dependency on the state due to the loss of economic livelihood. Cash Back is about restitution from the perspective of stolen wealth. This …

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10 Ways to Get Cash Back

What could reparations addressing the colonial fiscal relationship between Canada and First Nations look like? Here we share the 10 ways to get Cash Back, developed through a lens of Indigenous economic restoration. This resource comes from Part Three of the Yellowhead Institute Red Paper report, Cash Back. Picking up from Land Back, the first Red Paper …

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Service Devolution & Fiscal Federalism

This timeline shows a short history of Canada actively avoiding responsibility by highlighting key moments of devolution through the years from 1947 to 2018. This resource was created as part of the Yellowhead Institute Cash Back Red Paper. Picking up from Land Back, the first Red Paper by Yellowhead about the project of land reclamation, Cash Back looks at how the …

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Indian Moneys, Legislation, and the 1951 Indian Act Amendments

This resource provides a timeline of the fiscal relationship between First Nations and Canada including the Indian trust fund, band funds, and Indian Act Amendments that formed this relationship. This resource was created as part of the Yellowhead Institute Cash Back Red Paper. Picking up from Land Back, the first Red Paper by Yellowhead about the project of land …

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