How has the Powley test come to undermine Métis rights and relations with First Nations people?
Treaties, Rights and Title
Earlier this month, journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Isreali forces while reporting from the occupied West Bank. The killing is one example in a chronicle of violence against those who report on settler colonialism, from Canada to Palestine. Azeezah Kanji describes this trend as journacide.
AS CABINET RETURNS to work this January, one item on the agenda should be implementing the new UNDRIP legislation. An outstanding question regarding implementation is the place of urban Indigenous people. What can we expect here? Shortly after Bill C-15, also known as, “An Act Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”, …
Robert Houle discusses the recent referendum question proposed to Albertan’s relating to the issue of equalization. Houle discusses the exclusion of Indigenous community members from the vote and calls for greater Indigenous participation and decision-making, especially on issues directly related to stolen resources.