The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role ofelders as a source of knowledge.
Provides advice on: perceptions of the Québec government in passing the 1985 Resolution, perceptions of the objectives of the First Nations, discussion outlining procedural and any other difficulties encountered, and a discussion on why Manitoba should consider a recognition statement and what lessons may be taken from the Québec experience.
Aboriginal Children in Limbo: A Comment on Re: R. T.
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Saskatchewan Law Review, vol. 68, no. 2, 2005, pp. 435-453
Argues that 20 years after problems were first publicized about child welfare little has changed, except for the policy that First Nations' children cannot be placed for adoption without the consent of the child's band or the First Nations' Child and Services agency.
University of British Columbia Law Review, vol. 26, Special Edition: Aboriginal Justice, 1992, pp. 1-3
Highlights the five papers in volume, which were originally commissioned as background studies to the Law Reform Commission's report Aboriginal Peoples and Criminal Justice: Equality, Respect and the Search for Justice.
"A paper originally prepared for the Westbank First Nation's conference 'Making or Breaking the Treaty Process: The Constitutional Status of Treaty Settlement Land', Kelowna, BC, May 31, 2006."
Paper provides the basic Constitutional background for the conference.
Discusses the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Aboriginal rights provisions of the Constitution of Canada, a variety of legal decisions from Canada, and examples from Indigenous communities and peoples in northern Canada.