First Nations value the Act's special protections including immunity from taxation on reserve.
aboriginal property rights
As environmental opposition threatens their royalties and jobs, many First Nations have teamed up with the petroleum industry.
Westbank took investment decisions away from chief and council and gave them to a more independent board.
Saskatchewan urban reserves have been very entrepreneurial and ambitious.
Alberta and Manitoba have the highest percentage of on-reserve homes in need of major repair.
First Nations people on reserve are unable to earn equity on their home or sell their land to whomever they choose.