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Indigenous Nationals, Canadian Citizens : From First Contact to Canada 150 and Beyond / Thomas J. Courchene.

Location

Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Call Number

E 78 .C2C68 2018

Authors

Publishers

Bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-301)

Description

xvi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Summary

"Indigenous Nationals/Canadian Citizens begins with a detailed policy history from first contact to the Sesquicentennial with major emphasis on the evolution of Canadian policy initiatives relating to Indigenous peoples. This is followed by a focus on the key Supreme Court decisions that have dramatically enhanced Indigenous peoples' legal and constitutional rights. Attention is then directed to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the associated 'Calls to Action, ' including their relationship to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples." -- Provided by publisher.

Subject

Contents

Introduction and socio-economic overview. -- A voyage to hell and back: from first contact to sesquicentennial. -- Indigenous rights and reconciliation. -- Analytical perspectives .-- Voyages of recovery. -- A pathway forward for Treaty First Nations.

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