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Factsheet / The Indian Department

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 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.

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