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Factsheet / The Indian Department

The Indian Trust Fund: Debunking Myths and Misconceptions

This factsheet provides a summary of the Indian Trust Fund and seeks to answer common questions to provide clarity on how the trust fund operates.

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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