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September 19, 2018
Canada’s Indigenous Rights Framework: A (Bad) Proposal Emerges
By Hayden King: Last week the Assembly of First Nations hosted a national meeting on the federal government’s proposed “Rights, Recognition and Implementation Framework”. The proposal was met with resistance by most of the elected First Nation leadership who were present, justifiably so. As suspected, Canada is seeking to entrench a version of contemporary state-Indigenous relations merely re-branded as reconciliation. READ MORE