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French indian war timeline. Law, Criminality, and Assaults on Indigenous Peoples. From South Africa to Gaza to British Columbia and Alberta:

Law, Criminality, and Assaults on Indigenous Peoples

Journalism. 11 Places to Search for Native American Ancestors: Page 2 of 4. 1900 and 1910 Federal Population Schedules The censuses are valuable because two population schedules were prepared—one for Native Americans and one for all other residents.

11 Places to Search for Native American Ancestors: Page 2 of 4

Indians were asked: (1) To what tribe they belonged; and (2) If their mother or father was Indian—if so, to which tribe did their parent(s) belong. In 1900, in states where there were Indian reservations, more questions were asked. I am not the problem. The Rehabilitation of Tom Flanagan. Persona Non Grata: The Death of Free Speech in the Internet Age by: Tom Flanagan 256pp.: Signal, 2014 Reviewed by: Paul Bunner Levi Little Moustache and Arnell Tailfeathers are, respectively, the interrogator and smart-phone videographer who ambushed University of Calgary political science professor Tom Flanagan last year and proclaimed him “okay with child pornography.”

The Rehabilitation of Tom Flanagan

The ambush was sprung during a two-and-a-half hour discussion about the Indian Act at the University of Lethbridge, using a rambling, insult-laden question that had nothing to do with the subject at hand. Ironically, a case can be made that Little Moustache and Tailfeathers should themselves be charged with making and distributing child pornography. After all, under Section 163 of Canada’s Criminal Code, child porn is defined as, among other things, any visual presentation or audio recording that advocates or counsels sex with children.

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Blackfoot. Children abuse recovery. Missing murdered women. Videos etc. Aboriginal communities. The Validity of Conflict in Resistance. The application of resistance & violence in the ongoing Cold War between the Canadian Government and The Indigenous Population… The Canadian government has been in constant conflict with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada for centuries.

The Validity of Conflict in Resistance

They continue this conflict today. The vigilant citizen. Off the grid. Rights in Action: Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for Indigenous Peoples. Top 10 list: How not to respond to Indigenous experiences of racism in Canada. What is decolonization and why does it matter? Eric Ritskes is a Managing Editor at Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society, a newly established Open Access journal committed to the vital work of decolonization.

What is decolonization and why does it matter?

The much-anticipated first issue of Decolonization Journal is now available at Decolonization.org Decolonization is a goal but it is not an endpoint. I like this open-ended beginning because it speaks to two things: that the struggle for decolonization is a journey that is never finished and that, on this journey, uncertainty is not to be feared; Mariolga Reyes Cruz (in our first issue) describes it as: “moving towards a different and tangible place, somewhere out there, where no one has really ever been.”

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Canada is part of the United States verified and certified by Canada Post Corporation. Native supplies. Idle no more. Know Your Rights: A treaty primer for non-natives. Reviewed by Media Co-op editors. copyeditedfact checkededitors' pick [?]

Know Your Rights: A treaty primer for non-natives

Know Your Rights: A treaty primer for non-natives Blog posts reflect the views of their authors, and are not subject to Media Co-op journalistic standards. At a blockade near Barriere Lake. Photo: Barriere Lake Solidarity The numbered treaties, signed between 1871 and 1921. Andrew Vaughan/Canadian Press. Ministers and chiefs must focus on practical reforms.

Andrew Coyne, Postmedia News Published: Saturday, January 12 2013 It's not yet clear precisely what the Prime Minister and Assembly of First Nations chiefs accomplished at their meeting Friday, but the fact that they met at all, after the tumult and confusion of the preceding 24 hours, must be counted as achievement enough.

Ministers and chiefs must focus on practical reforms

Rarely has the penchant of native leaders for what a former prime minister's chief of staff, Derek Burney, has called "theology" been on such open display. The whole future of the country seemed to hang on whether ministers and chiefs met in a hotel or in a government building, or whether the Prime Minister and the Governor General attended at the same time or in sequence. Russell Means: Welcome To The Reservation. The Attawapiskat audit: Distracting us from a legacy of failure – elizabethmaymp.ca – January 11, 2013. The tensions surrounding First Nations and the federal government are, perhaps, at an all-time high.

The Attawapiskat audit: Distracting us from a legacy of failure – elizabethmaymp.ca – January 11, 2013

I had hoped the Prime Minister’s decision to meet with First Nations leadership this Friday was a hopeful sign of a new beginning in building nation to nation respectful relationships. Perhaps it could finally be the beginning of implementing the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. Unfortunately, there is an ugly tone in the air as Conservative spokespeople, such as Senator Patrick Brazeau, line up in the media to take pot shots at Chief Theresa Spence. Although the Attawapiskat audit covers 2005-2011, Theresa Spence was only elected chief in 2010. Chief Wallace Fox Speaks at AFN Meeting Jan 10. Grand Chief Derek Nepinak speaks at a press conference in Ottawa CBC News Jan 10 2013. (2) Logical court...