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University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Community and Politics

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia (UBC) has created this section on their website to “provide a starting point for those interested in understanding the myriad ways in which Aboriginal peoples have organized for increased political … Continue reading

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University of British Columbia Indigenous Foundations – Government Policy

The First Nations Studies Program at University of British Columbia provides valuable information and historical overviews of Government Policy regarding Indigenous peoples in Canada. Historical accounts of topics including: The Indian Act, Reserves, the Royal Proclamation of 1763, The Residential … Continue reading

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KAIROS Indigenous Rights Initiatives

KAIROS is working on a number of Indigenous Rights Public Education and Action initiatives.  This stems from the commitment of KAIROS to establishing and maintaining just and respectful relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, recognizing Indigenous peoples as distinct peoples … Continue reading

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Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)

The UBCIC was founded in 1969 by a group of Indian Chiefs in B.C., partly as a collective response to the federal government’s assimilationist White Paper, and through recognition of the need for different First Peoples of B.C. to work together … Continue reading

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