CLICK HERE TO READ ENGLISH VERSION. ᓄᕕᑉᐱᕆ 16, 2021-ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᑐᙵᕕᒃ ᑎᒥᖓ ᐊᕐᕌᒍᓕᒫᕐᓯᐅᑎᒥᓂᒃ ᑲᑎᒪᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ ᓈᖕᒪᒃᓴᓚᐅᕐᒪᑕ ᐱᖁᔨᕗᖔᕈᑎᒥᒃ ᑲᒪᒋᐊᖁᔨᔪᓂᒃ ᓇᖕᒥᓂᖅ−ᒐᕙᒪᖃᓐᓂᕐᒥᒃ. ᐃᓚᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᑐᓴᖅᑕᐅᒋᐊᙵᑐᒃᓴᐅᔫᒐᓗᐊᖅ, ᐃᓱᒪᒋᓗᒍ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᒍᑕᐅᒍᑎᒋᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᔭᖓ ᐊᒻᒪ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓘᓂᖓ ᐅᐱᒋᔭᐅᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᒻᒪᑦ ᐱᙳᖅᑎᑕᐅᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ 1999-ᒥ. ᐱᙳᕐᑎᑕᐅᔪᕗᖅ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐊᑎᓕᐅᖅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᓄᓇᕗᑦ ᐊᖏᕈᑎᖓ 1993-ᒥ. ᑕᐃᒪᓐᓇ ᑲᒪᒋᔭᐅᕙᓪᓕᐊᓯᒪᓂᖓᓄᑦ, ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᖏᔪᕗᑦ ᓵᖅᑭᑕᐅᒍᑎᖓᓂᒃ ᑭᓇᒃᑯᓕᒫᓄᑦ ᑐᕌᖓᓗᓂ ᒐᕙᒪᖃᕈᒪᓪᓗᑎᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᑦᑎᐊᕐᑐᑎᒃ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᓱᓕ ᒫᓐᓇᒧᑦ ᑎᑭᓪᓗᒍ ᐃᓄᒋᐊᓐᓂᕐᐹᖑᒻᒪᑕ. ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᓂᕆᐅᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᒻᒪᑕ ᓱᓕᔪᕐᓴᔪᓪᓚᒥᓪᓗ ᓇᖕᒥᖅ ᒐᕙᒪᖃᓐᓂᐊᕋᒥᒃ. ᑭᓯᐊᓂᑦᑕᐅᖅ, ᑖᓐᓇ …
Before year’s end, Canada and the Anishinabek Nation are seeking to conclude almost 25 years of negotiations for a self-government agreement. But does the self-government agreement really deliver on the promised return to nationhood? This Brief considers the content of the draft agreement and whether it provides real alternatives to the Indian Act and self-government policy.
While the emerging rights framework is certainly limited and based on the flawed presumption of Canadian sovereignty over Indigenous lands and peoples, this new channel of dialogue with the Crown for the Métis National Council, its five governing members, and the Métis Settlement General Council is itself a fairly profound development.