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UN Declaration on The Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Heritage Conservation Act (HCA) Transformation Project

"cultural heritage resource" means an object, a site or the location of a traditional societal practice that is of historical, cultural or...

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Longhouse at UBC Museum of Anthropology. Photo: Thomas Quine, Flickr

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Indigenous Self-Government Clarification

“Indigenous self-government” is a term that carries some misunderstanding. And as we’re likely to be hearing about it more frequently as Indigenous...

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The UN Declaration and Consent-Based Consultation

The Government will move forward to introduce legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples before the...

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The UN Declaration and Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples in BC

During the 2019 federal election, the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (the Declaration) was included in four (absent from the...

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plant growing from old tree representing self-determination

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The Indian Act vs Self-Determination

In recent decades, there has been significant pressure to address historical Indian Act issues. That pressure has been imposed by the combination of...

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