Category Archives: INAC

Are you alarmed? You should be.

This won’t be a huge post, for once. The norovirus is wreaking havoc on my family and I’m the nurse, hoping I’m not felled in action. What I want to briefly talk about today are non-derogation clauses, and why they … Continue reading

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Categories: Aboriginal law, First Nations, INAC

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The Free Housing for Natives Myth.

One of the most prevalent and enduring myths out there is that aboriginal peoples receive ‘free housing’.  A lot of Canadians hold on to some very strong preconceived notions about aboriginal housing, all of which can be explored in some … Continue reading

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Undermined at every turn: the lie of the failed native farm on the Prairies.

What do you know about farming among the Prairie nations? Here’s what I knew.  I knew that after the annihilation of our main economic base, the buffalo, native peoples in the Prairies were encouraged to become farmers.  I knew that … Continue reading

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Categories: Alienation, Culture, Decolonisation, First Nations, INAC, Injustice, MĂ©tis, Plains Cree, Representation of natives

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