Resource Types: Infographic

A Brief History of Centralization

This comic graphically illustrates a painful experiment the Department of Indian Affairs enacted on the Mik’maq and Maliseet nations. For the purpose of economic efficiency and to remove the First Nations from white sight, in the 1940s these Indigenous communities were uprooted from their villages and placed on four central reserves in New Brunswick and …

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Colonial Extractions

This comic tells the story of Cree youth Josey Willier who suffered from severe headaches and difficulty chewing. The federal government refused to pay for braces that would correct the problem. Instead, they spend over $100k in court fighting their responsibility to fund the $6k procedure. In the end, Josey prevailed in this case, setting …

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How Canada’s Self-Government Funding Policy is like Buying a Used Car

In this comic, a comparability explainer is used to illustrate funding policy inadequacies with buying a used car. 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 dispossession of Indigenous lands created …

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Canada the Company

This comic illustrates how the Hudson’s Bay Company sold, without ever have owned, Indigenous lands to Canada. 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 dispossession …

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Injunction Infographics

Key statistics from a review of over 100 injunction cases involving First Nations across Canada. This resource was created as part of the Yellowhead Institute Land Back Red Paper. The project of land back is about reclaiming Indigenous jurisdiction: breathing life into rights and responsibilities. This Red Paper is about how Canada dispossesses Indigenous peoples …

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