aboriginal property rights

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First Nations make common cause with petroleum industry in own self-interest

As environmental opposition threatens their royalties and jobs, many First Nations have teamed up with the petroleum industry.


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B.C. First Nation’s prosperity offers important lessons to other First Nations

Westbank took investment decisions away from chief and council and gave them to a more independent board.


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Saskatchewan urban reserves have been very entrepreneurial and ambitious.


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Simply put, the Nisga’a Nation wants a functioning market economy.

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Alberta and Manitoba have the highest percentage of on-reserve homes in need of major repair.


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First Nations people on reserve are unable to earn equity on their home or sell their land to whomever they choose.


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On Sunday, Leonardo DiCaprio won a Golden Globe Award for best actor, and he’s getting a lot of press for his concern about indigenous people around the world.

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Back in 1950, the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development spent $922 per registered “Indian.” As of 2012, the renamed Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada spent $9,056 per registered First Nations person.