Understanding the legalities of First Nations struggles in Canada, present and past.
This is 35 minutes long, but Russell Diabo (publisher of the First Nations Strategic Bulletin) provides an informative and important discussion about the complexities of the issues surrounding the Indian Act, the Harper Government’s termination agenda, the #IdleNoMore movement, Chief Spence’s hunger strike, and Bill C-45. This comes courtesy ThePerfectPlex’s YouTube channel.
Previously: Treaties are Between Nations
- Royal Commission Report on Aboriginal Peoples;
- For a shorter summary: Taiaiake Alfred and Tobold Rollo’s brochure on Resetting the Relationship between Indigenous Peoples and Canada;
- United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples;
- Rabble.ca Indigenous Rights & #IdleNoMore coverage;