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The sustainability of the Indian Act

The Indian Act was established in 1876 by the Canadian government in an attempt to amalgamate all previous laws pertaining to First Nation people. It is a federal law in Canada enacted to govern the status of First Nations and their reserves. How relevant is this act today in terms of the First Nation people? […]

The Importance of Building Capacity within Aboriginal Communities

The life of Aboriginal people worldwide is steeped in culture, traditions and spiritual beliefs. However, most Aboriginal people were forced to give up their way of living and adopt new traditions when Europeans “annexed” new lands and assumed rule. The story of Canadian Aboriginal people is also similar. Their way of life was either changed […]