Traditional Knowledge

REJECTION OF THE “POSTAGE STAMP” APPROACH TO ABORIGINAL TITLE: THE TSILHQOT’IN NATION DECISION

This paper sets out to discuss aspects of the physical occupancy element of the test for Aboriginal title, and how Vickers J. interpreted and applied Marshall; Bernard in the recently released Tsilhqot’in Nation decision.

The People, The Land, Law & Jurisdiction Institutions Resources: The Five Pillars of Effective Governance

These five pillars of effective governance blend the traditional values of our respective Nations with the modern realities of self-governance. NCFNG uses the principles behind these five pillars to develop and deliver tools and services to assist in rebuilding First Nations.

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National Centre for First Nations Governance
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National Centre for First Nations Governance

Research as Cultural Renewal: Applying Two-Eyed Seeing in a Research Project about Cultural Interventions in First Nations Addictions Treatment

This article explores the application of two-eyed seeing in the first year of a three-year study about the effectiveness of cultural interventions in First Nations alcohol and drug treatment in Canada.

What We Have Learned: Principles of Truth and Reconciliation

The following pages outline the Commission’s central conclusions about the history and legacy of residential schools and identify both the barriers to reconciliation and the opportunities for constructive action that currently exist.

Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: Calls to Action

In order to redress the legacy of residential schools and advance the process of Canadian reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission makes the following calls to action...

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

For over a century, the central goals of Canada’s Aboriginal policy were to eliminate Aboriginal governments; ignore Aboriginal rights; terminate the Treaties; and, through a process of assimilation, cause Aboriginal peoples to cease to exist as distinct legal, social, cultural, religious, and ra