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Tenth anniversary of landmark UN agreement is a time for tempered celebration

Tenth anniversary of landmark UN agreement is a time for tempered celebration

It was a long struggle to finalize negotiations of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations a decade ago. But it’s proving to be an even longer path to the adoption of the UNDRIP by […]

Crees help draft UNDRIP strategy at national meeting

Crees help draft UNDRIP strategy at national meeting

A daylong strategy and dialogue session regarding the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) preceded the Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly that gathered under the theme “Advancing Reconciliation” in Gatineau December 6-8. UNDRIP […]

Trudeau breaking promises to Canada’s First Nations

Trudeau breaking promises to Canada’s First Nations

It’s been a year since Justin Trudeau and his Liberals swept to power, winning a majority government with their “Real Change” campaign and promising to establish a true “nation-to-nation relationship” with Canada’s Indigenous peoples. While the Liberals have honoured a […]

The shine dulls on the Liberal pledge to adopt the UN Declaration

The shine dulls on the Liberal pledge to adopt the UN Declaration

It’s easy to overlook the difference between words and action, especially when the words are something you’ve been waiting to hear for decades. But there’s a cold realization seeping in that our shiny new prime minister may have been fudging […]

Romeo Saganash pushes Liberal government to adopt UN Aboriginal rights standard

Romeo Saganash pushes Liberal government to adopt UN Aboriginal rights standard

The fight to get Canada to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has been a long one, one that NDP MP Romeo Saganash has been in since he was a representative of the Grand Council […]