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10 years 2 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 / Word
This is a template for a policy on sharing documents.  Its purpose is to facilitate the exchange of information between two First Nation communities. Using this template ensure that it will be done in a way that is responsible and facilitates the continuation of both communities ability to participate in their negotiation.This Policy also establishes rules to govern the collection, the use and...
Resource Producer: Upper Nicola Indian Band
8 years 5 months
2015 / PDF
The following pages outline the Commission’s central conclusions about the history and legacy of residential schools and identify both the barriers to reconciliation and the opportunities for constructive action that currently exist.
Author(s): The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada
5 years 6 months
2017 / PDF
Four community meetings were held to build processes that promote transparency and accountability within the community.
Author(s): Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw Nations'
8 years 5 months
2015 / PDF
This article provides an in-depth analysis of selective land use and resource management policies in the Province of Ontario, Canada. It examines their relative capacity to recognize the rights of First Nations and Aboriginal peoples and their treaty rights, as well as their embodiment of past Crown–First Nations relationships. An analytical framework was developed to evaluate the manifest and...
Author(s): Fraser McLeod, Queen's U; Leela Viswanathan, Queen's U; Graham S. Whitelaw, Queen's U; Jared Macbeth, Walpole Island FN; Carolyn King, Mississaugas of the New Credit FN; Daniel D. McCarthy, U of Waterloo; Erin Alexiuk, U of Waterloo
Found in: Legal | Rights & Title | Treaty
8 years 5 months
2010 / Video
Tsawwassen's story about creating laws and policies after their historic treaty signing provides important insight for all First Nations who wish to develop laws and policy.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance (981)
Found in: Legal | Rights & Title | Treaty
8 years 5 months
2008 / PDF
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Author(s): United Nations