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On this week’s episode of Talking Radical Radio, publisher Jonathan Garlow talks about a new newspaper and website inspired by a new moment of indigenous resurgence in Canada and around the globe.
A new article from the Law Times revealed that by far the largest spending on legal battles by the Canadian government is taking place in what most people still know as “Indian Affairs”.READ MORE
The Cayuga Nation of New York has been in the news for economic development for the past few years. In 2012 the tribal government launched a Cayuga brand tribally manufactured cigarette. In 2013, the Cayuga Nation re-opened a Class II electronic bingo parlor in Union Springs, New York.
The tribal government business plan has now received the support of a prominent group of elected councils. The United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) formed in 1968, is based in Nashville, Tennessee.READ MORE
In 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada set out the legal framework for the Crown’s duty to consult and accommodate in the Haida and Taku River cases. The duty flows from the “Honour of the Crown” and s. 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982 and requires governments to consult with Aboriginal peoples.
The duty to consult arises when the Crown knows, or should know of the potential existence of Aboriginal rights that may be infringed upon through Crown actions.READ MORE
SIMCOE – A twenty-five-year-old Ojibwa mother of two, Heather Harnois, finds herself neither an Indian or a Canadian after being denied a social insurance number, health-care coverage and child tax benefits.READ MORE
After months of arrests and mounting resistance against shale gas exploration in New Brunswick on Mi’kmaq territory, the anti-fracking movement upped the ante this past week with a fresh blockade and a proclamation of a massive land reclamation, which has forced conservative New Brunswick Premier David Alward to a negotiation table with representatives of theREAD MORE