everyone needs to know about Tsilhqot’in decision

The indigenous land rights ruling that could transform Canada

Indigenous rights offer a path to a radically more just and sustainable country – which is why the Canadian government is bent on eliminating them

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/true-north/2014/oct/21/the-indigenous-land-rights-ruling-that-could-transform-canada

excerpt:

Despite the pressure, most First Nations have not yet signed their names to these crooked deals – especially when the supreme court is simultaneously directing the government to reconcile with First Nations and share the land. But the supreme court’s confirmation that this approach is unconstitutional and illegal matters little to the government. What enables them to flout their own legal system is that Canadians remain scarcely aware of it.

 

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