UNDRIP

When the BC Government unanimously passed the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA) on November 26, 2019, First Nations in the province were excited and anticipated a new era.

On the first day of this new decade, I reflect on what progress has been made on Indigenous Rights and Title in the past decade and what the new decade may have in store. 

February 5, 2019, the Indigenous Languages Act was tabled in the House of Commons for First Reading.  It was a promise by the Liberal Government to table the Act and to get it through before the end of June.  It has to go through this sitting as a Federal election will happen in October and if it

I remember the happiness and good energy when John Horgan accepted being Premier of the province.  Gone was Christy Clark and her regressive government! Oh, happy day!!

WHEN IS CONSENT NOT CONSENT?-ONLY  WHEN IT APPLIES TO DEVELOPMENT ON FIRST NATIONS LANDS

O Canada, Your Home's on Native Land...

Sweet words, words that reflect the true situation of Canada and certainly words that I sing.

The Sky will not fall if all 633 First Nations do not affiliate with the Assembly of First Nations and the National Treaty Alliance comes into being. The sky will not fall if the Chiefs and people meeting in Onion Lake decide to take another direction on a purely treaty agenda.

Advertisements