FIRST NATIONS RIGHTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE: Lessons from the Great Bear Rainforest
- LE 10e ANNIVERSAIRE DE LA COMMISSION ROYALE SUR LES PEUPLES AUTOCHTONES : L'AUTONOMIE GOUVERNEMENTALE DES PREMIÃˆRES NATIONS N'EST PAS POUR DEMAIN. Myles, Brian // Recherches AmÃ©rindiennes au QuÃ©bec;2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p88
This article presents the author's views that despite what conclusions came from the reports published by the Canadian Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples in 1996, the First Nations must decide what they want to do for a government. The author examines several discussions that have taken...
- Past Imperfect. Morrison, Deborah // Canada's History;Apr/May2013, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p65
In this article, the author discusses the importance of gaining historical knowledge about the First Nations people of Canada as a necessary step in initiating dialogue between Canadians and First Nations people and correcting the poor social conditions the latter face. She argues for the...
- Fontaine wants to see Aboriginal issues addressed. // Alberta Sweetgrass;Aug2008, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p2
The article explores the topics discussed at the 2008 Canadian Indian Council of the Federation. Comments from National Chief Phil Fontaine regarding the measures discussed at the conference are included. The issues brought up at the conference include the need for leadership, the need for good...
- PremiÃ¨res Nations. Picard, Ghislain // Recherches AmÃ©rindiennes au QuÃ©bec;2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p27
The author discusses the First Nations' special relationship with their ancestral lands, their responsibility in managing and guarding their territory, and their duty in participating in decisions concerning the exploitation and use of their territorial resources. The 1982 constitutional law...
- Federal land. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Mar2009, Issue 3, p43
Information on federal land of Native Americans being controlled by the government of the U.S. is presented.
- Great Basin Culture Area. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Apr2009, Issue 4, p18
Information on the Great Basin Culture Area is presented, which is comprised by tribes of Utah, Nevada, and Idaho.
- GOING, GOING, GONE: Canadian bird species are in severe decline. Gupta, Suman // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Nov2012, Issue 361, p111
The article focuses on a huge proportion of Canada's bird species which are in serious decline, threatened by disappearing habitat, pollution, climate change and some more significant contributing factors. A Canadian bird monitoring programs shows that 44 percent of monitored birds have declined...
- How can you sell the earth? // New York Amsterdam News;11/23/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 47, p13
Presents a translation of Chief Sealth's reply to United States President Franklin Pierce's offer to buy 2 million acres of Indian land in the Northwest in 1854. Description of the letter as the most prophetic and beautiful statement on the environment ever made.
- "Saying No to Resource Development is Not an Option": Economic Development in Moose Cree First Nation. Dylan, Arielle; Smallboy, Bartholemew; Lightman, Ernie // Journal of Canadian Studies;Winter2013, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p59
In 2004 and 2005, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down a trilogy of decisions that outlined the doctrine of the duty to consult and accommodate, thereby changing how resource development occurs in Aboriginal traditional territories. As a result of these decisions, new avenues of economic...