Resource Types: Toolkit

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD): A User Guide for Land Defenders

Canada always looks for ways to deny the inherent rights of Indigenous peoples. But, internationally, it’s a different story. Self- determination is a well-established principle of international law. That is why Indigenous nations and groups have used international human rights mechanisms like the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) for years …

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Mine Sweeper Map

The Yellowhead Institute’s “Mine Sweeper Map” is only the publicly accessible and searchable map of mining claims linked to First Nations in Ontario and Quebec. This map tool graphically links hundreds of mining claims into connected blocks. The user can view the map and layer mining claims and First Nations to visualize up-to-date information that …

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Presentation on Canada’s Emerging Indigenous Rights Framework: A Critical Analysis

This presentation provides an overview of the 2018 Yellowhead Institute report, Canada’s Emerging Indigenous Rights Framework: A Critical Analysis. It includes key takeaways and a high-level overview of the report’s three sections on relationship reform, policy reform, and legislative reform. Download this user guide as an accompaniment to this presentation.