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Nationhood is a Verb

When settlers discuss the concept of Indigenous nationhood, the term ‘capacity’ often comes up, as in Indigenous peoples lack it. There might be some recognition that we governed ourselves before contact, though rarely is any respect or understanding shown of … Continue reading

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Categories: Culture, Decolonisation, First Nations, Indigenous law, Inuit, Law, MĂŠtis

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We can’t get anywhere until we flip the narrative

Since December of 2012, and the rise of Idle No More events, there have been numerous “teach-ins” throughout the country. Some of them focused on the theme of reconciliation, others provided necessary background to those unfamiliar with the causes of … Continue reading

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Categories: 60s scoop, Decolonisation, First Nations, Injustice

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Indigenous resurgence has a sense of humour

If you don’t know the name Ryan McMahon yet, then we can’t be friends. But don’t worry!  It’s the kind of thing that can be fixed! Our friendship can be saved! Now that we’ve dodged that bullet, I’d like to … Continue reading

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