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Indigenous Land-Based Education in Theory & Practice

This Special Report considers the recent and relevant academic and other publicly available literature, including policy documents and program reports representing both Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives on the theory and practice of land-based programming. A review of this literature finds an extensive record of the benefits of land-based programming for Indigenous peoples’ mental and physical health …

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Calls to Action Accountability: A 2022 Status Update on Reconciliation

December 2022 marks seven years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its six-volume Final Report and 94 Calls to Action. At the end of  a year that saw a flurry of reconciliatory gestures: a papal apology, the second-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, and legislative activity toward a new National Council for Reconciliation, we find that reconciliation …

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Treaty Interpretation in the Age of Restoule

After over a century of attempts to compel the Crown to honour the 1850 Robinson-Huron and Robinson-Superior Treaties. Anishinaabe Plaintiffs in the Restoule Case have made advancements in Ontario courts in the re-consideration and re-interpretation of these foundational historic treaties. At issue in the most recent years of the litigation has been the “augmentation” clause relating to …

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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 report highlights the progress that has been made, what the barriers preventing action are, and why we need to …

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Land Back: A Yellowhead Institute 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 from the land, and in turn, what communities are doing to get it back. Visit the Land Back website to learn more.