The Yellowhead Brief

The Indian Department

Photo of Clyde River by Robert Kautuk

Hungry Days in Nunavut: The Façade of Inuit Self-Determination

On the surface, Inuit in Nunavut are portrayed to have successfully achieved self-determination. However, Kunuk Inutiq argues the assumption that the public government is a form of self-determination is a facade. In this brief scrutinizes this facade and who it benefits in Nunavut.

Seth Arcand Image - River and trees

Balancing the Budget at Indigenous Peoples Expense

THE CONSENSUS ANALYSIS of Budget 2022 seems to revolve around the term “centrist.” Mainstream Canadian media has emphasized the Trudeau Liberals’ plans to lower the national deficit while highlighting investments in policy areas like housing and dental care. But centrist can also be a euphemism for big cuts. While there are investments in areas meant to …

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