Monday, April 18, 2016

History of Treaties


The first lines of From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation:
In 2012 we published a series of opinion pieces in Canada's national newspapers expressing our outlook on the future of Aboriginal affairs in Canada. At the time the papers were full of stories about the dreadful housing conditions and infrastructure crisis at the Attawapiskat First Nation in northern Ontario, complete with overheated rhetoric ad finger pointing.
Plus ├ža change....

From Treaty Peoples to Treaty Nation by Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates, from UBC Press, is among the nominees for the Donner Prize in Public Policy for 2016.

...more to come.

 
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