Blog Posts - First Nations



First Nations Rights in Land and Natural Resources in Property Law

Hello Reader, this time Tabir Hukum will discuss about first nations rights in land and natural resources.So far, we have been looking at land law as it developed in England, to help us understand land ownership in modern common law jurisdictions. We...
by Tabir Hukum on Dec 2, 2016

The Comprehensive Land Claims Policy and Modern Treaty-Making

Hello Reader, this time Tabir Hukum will discuss about the comprehensive land claims policy and modern treaty-making and the treaties of peace and friendship in atlantic canada : R. v. Marshall.The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Calder v. Britis...
by Tabir Hukum on Dec 2, 2016

Aboriginal Rights Claims, Including Claims To Aboriginal Title

Hello Reader, this time Tabir Hukum will discuss about aboriginal rights claims, including claims to aboriginal title.Despite three centuries of treaty-making, much of Canada remains subject to aboriginal claims to land and resources. Cases concernin...
by Tabir Hukum on Dec 2, 2016

A sacred place

This year’s recent Sources of Knowledge (SOK) forum based in Tobermory at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula about an hour north of Hope Ness focussed on First Nation history in this area. I regret having missed it; otherwise, I would have been aware o...
by Finding Hope Ness on May 15, 2016

A sacred place

This year’s recent Sources of Knowledge (SOK) forum based in Tobermory at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula about an hour north of Hope Ness focussed on First Nation history in this area. I regret having missed it; otherwise, I would have been aware o...
by Finding Hope Ness on May 15, 2016

Empty words are the enemies of hope

This one’s a no-brainer, right? “Hope,” I mean as the Daily Prompt, and this blog, called Finding Hope Ness. How many times have I said I’m “surrounded by hope,” as in Hope Bay, the Hope Bay Nature Reserve, Hope Bay Forest, and Hope Ness...
by Finding Hope Ness on May 4, 2016

Marrying Elegance and First Nations Culture at Wendake and Restaurant La Traite (Quebec, Canada)

Wendake in Quebec is a special place. Wendake is the reservation of the Hurons-Wendat people, who have built a hotel, museum, and restaurant of the First Nations people (Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations). While the Native Americans in the USA tend to...
by Gourmet Pigs on Apr 19, 2016

Tofino Carving Festival – Meet the Master Carvers of the West Coast

Autumn was in the air. It was that special kind of weather, which is hard to put in words but which you’ll recognize once it’s there – very bright and sunny but chilly at the same time with a subtle breeze of crisp air, telling you that sum...
by ESCapology on Oct 15, 2015

All (fisheries) models are wrong, but some are useful (to indigenous people)

Another post from Alejandro Frid. (Note: title modified from George Box‘s most excellent quote). — As an ecologist working for indigenous people of coastal British Columbia, western Canada, I live at the interface of two worlds. On the on...
by Conservation Bytes on Aug 1, 2015

Imperial Abduction: The Globalization of Residential Schooling

The following is an extract from my chapter, “Imperial Abduction Lore and Humanitarian Seduction,” which serves as the introduction to Good Intentions: Norms and Practices of Imperial Humanitarianism (Montreal: Alert Press, 2014), pp. 1-34: In Ca...
by Zero Anthropology on Aug 29, 2014

Chilcotin is Tsilhqot'in

By guest blogger Tim Lash The unanimous Supreme Court of Canada ruling on the Tsilhqot'in case from 1983 is good news. Here's my ridiculous opinion.  1. For us to realize a diverse and fair society in Canada, each culture needs its own so...
by Water Blogged on Jul 2, 2014

Ghosts of my past and present – by Nicole Eva Fraser

When I was in my thirties, I discovered major secrets on my mother’s side of the family: she was Pennsylvania Shawnee a hundred years back on her father’s side, which was forgivable—but her maternal great-grandmother and many other female relat...
by Second Wind Publishing on Mar 5, 2014

Learning from – and Standing Beside – Our First Nations Sisters and Brothers

Thanks to Nina for writing last week with the title of a book to check out. Reading about it reminded me of something I was told long ago.Indigenous (Native or aboriginal) North Americans (First Nations and Inuit peoples in Canada) have withstood ass...
by Compassionate Climate Action on Jan 12, 2014

Truth and Reconciliation — Past, Present, Future

I've just spent the last few days attending my first meeting of the British Columbia Teachers Federation Committee for Action on Social Justice (it's so cool that my union values social justice), as an environmental justice representative. Our m...
by Compassionate Climate Action on Sep 22, 2013

RETURN FROM DISPLACEMENT: Celebrating defining moments

In recent months I’ve had the opportunity to visit my local art gallery to view an exhibit entitled, Changing Hands—Art without Reservation 3. The exhibit [...] The post RETURN FROM DISPLACEMENT: Celebrating defining moments appeared first on...
by The Mindful Word on Jul 7, 2013

Map shows diversity of Alberta’s Aboriginal peoples

Alberta-News.Network              Canadian News ,Sports Business &nology Tech May 31, 2013   Map shows diversity of Alberta’s Aboriginal peoples A new community profiles map promotes greater awareness and understanding of the di...
by News-Canada.network on May 31, 2013

We have until May 17th to share this video with as many people as possible.

Get involved. Be the difference you want to see for Canadians by doing your part and by getting this message out to them... (click here to view enlarged on Youtube) Comment: Interesting to note that in the West where the percentage increases of pe...
by JOHN PRINCE on May 17, 2013

Inuit Art – Auction Monday May 6th

My love for Canadian First Nations and Inuit art goes on … and on Monday night an auction of the most significant Inuit graphics prints ever, The Cape Dorset Collection, goes on the block. The whole set is close to 80 prints and it is estimated...

Residential Schools ~ The Horror That Keeps On Giving

From the late 19th century onwards, aboriginal children in Canada were forced to attend government-run residential schools, where they suffered emotional, physical and sometimes sexual abuse at the hands of church teachers (Library & Archives...

Buddhism 101: Seeing Past The Illusion

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