Tag Archives: Indigenous Nationhood Movement

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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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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Hunters/gatherers to trappers/harvesters. Does it matter what they call us?

The Inuit make no bones about it. There’s is a hunting culture; but what does that mean? Most Inuit still eat a solid diet of country food, which is just like it sounds, traditional foods such as caribou, whale, seal, … Continue reading

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Categories: Aboriginal law, Cree vocabulary, Culture, Decolonisation, First Nations, Fluency, Idle No More, Indigenous law, Inuit, James Bay Cree

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