Yellowhead Briefs

Yellowhead Briefs provide a platform for perspectives from key thinkers on First Nations issues. 

Our Briefs focus on topical and pressing issues affecting communities on the ground and ideas that challenge the status quo. 


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May 22, 2019
The Current State of Indian Gaming in Alberta: Are First Nations Subsidizing the Province?

Since the establishment of  Alberta’s First Nations Gaming Policy in 2001, Indian Gaming in the province  has been a much discussed topic. To date, a majority of the discussions and questions revolve around the way revenue generated on-reserve through gaming is distributed. This is an important conversation, and one that requires a renewed debate on how the revenue is shared. This Brief considers the current formula, highlights some inequities, and hopefully opens the space for more critical questions. READ MORE


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