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1 year 5 months
2015 / PDF
Lyackson First Nation (LFN) contracted Laich-Kwil-Tach Consulting Group to complete the community consultation required to draft a new Membership Code for the Nation. The report is provided to LFN Leadership and Administration and to Emily Grier of Rana Law who draft the Code.
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): Laich-­Kwil-­Tach Consulting Group
1 year 6 months
2014 / PDF
The following Tsain-Ko Development Corporation’s (the “Corporation”) Board of Directors (“Board”) mandate and Corporate Governance Guidelines were approved by the Board. These Guidelines, along with any Terms of Reference for Board Committees and the Corporation’s Board Policies provides the framework for the Corporation’s governance.
Resource Producer: New Relationship Trust
Author(s): Tsain-Ko Development Corporation
1 year 7 months
2015 / PDF
This toolkit helps in planning for advocacy efforts and responding to opposition. Although it is written largely from a community health perspective, its methodology is transferable to other subject areas.
1 year 7 months
2015 / PDF
This toolkit aids in assessing and enhancing cultural competence in your organization or community effort. Although it is written largely from a community health perspective, its methodology is transferable to other subject areas.
1 year 7 months
2015 / PDF
This toolkit helps in developing a general plan for enhancing leadership and its core tasks. Although it is written largely from a community health perspective, its methodology is transferable to other subject areas.
1 year 8 months
2006 / PDF
As First Nations move towards greater self-governance, First Nations leadership will face increasing challenges in managing the growth of their administration and adapting their governance structures. As First Nations regain greater control over these structures, the result will be broader and more sophisticated organizations, with more departments, sections and divisions, and greater...
Author(s): Murray Browne, Jeanie Lanine and Kathryn Deo, Woodward & Company
1 year 8 months
2014 / PDF
The purpose of this toolkit is to support and to strengthen the work of funders in the implementation of the Declaration. The Toolkit seeks to elaborate ways funders can engage respectfully and positively with Indigenous Peoples within the context of the Declaration. It is designed to provide funders with guidance on how to include the implementation of the Declaration in the grantmaking...
Author(s): Curtis Kline
1 year 8 months
2015 / PDF
This article is about constitutionalism as an Indigenous tradition. The political idea of constitutionalism is the idea that the process of governing is itself governed by a set of foundational laws or rules. There is ample evidence that Indigenous nations in North America—and in Australia and New Zealand as well—were in this sense constitutionalists.
Author(s): Stephen Cornell, University of Arizona
1 year 8 months
2014 / PDF
Australia, Canada, and the United States formally apologized to their Indigenous peoples in February 2008, June 2008, and December 2009, respectively. The Indigenous peoples in these countries are relatively small in size and Indigenous issues usually lack salience in national elections, so these near simultaneous apologies appear somewhat surprising. All three came after years of pressure and...
Author(s): Michael Tager, Marietta College
1 year 8 months
2014 / PDF
In this article, I examine how the process of Indigenous participation in policy-making pertaining to the development of federal sport policy in Canada is connected to Indigenous forms of self-determination. By conducting semi-structured interviews with six Indigenous sport policy-makers, I investigate how their respective thoughts, experiences, and actions shape their perspective on self-...
Author(s): Braden P. Te Hiwi, The University of Western Ontario

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