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Natural resource projects: The challenge and the opportunity for First Nations

John Graham: Without improvement in First Nation governance, the potential of resource projects to help First Nation communities will be lost [Issue 39, 2016]
by John Graham


The strange case of the missing Aboriginal women

Garth Stevenson asks what purpose an inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women would serve [c]
by Garth Stevenson



Land and schools

The editors introduce the ABORIGINAL CANADA: LAND AND SCHOOLS section of this issue [Issue 36, 2015]
by The editors

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The Tsilhqot’in decision and the future of British Columbia

Ken Coates and Gordon Gibson debate the economic impact of the Supreme Court’s Tsilhqot’in decision [Issue 36, 2015]
by Gordon Gibson



Fixing Aboriginal education

John Richards asks what now for First Nations education after Shawn Atleo’s resignation [Issue 36, 2015]
by John Richards


Unrepresented no more

Mike Medeiros and Benjamin Forest propose noncontiguous federal electoral districts as a way of increasing Aboriginal representation in Parliament. [Issue 34, 2013]
by Mike Medeiros


Regina 1944: The CCF achieved its first major electoral breakthrough

Diverging paths?

In 2007, New Democratic Party governments in both Manitoba and Saskatchewan faced their electorates, and the two elections produced different outcomes. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by Christopher Adams


Incidents in the Life 
of Markus Paul – 2: An accurate portrayal of Aboriginal complexities

Incidents in the Life of Markus Paul shows the good and the bad among both First Nation and white communities in the Miramichi Valley, a corner of northern New Brunswick. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
by Joseph Quesnel


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Dysfunctional governance: Eleven barriers to progress among Canada’s First Nations

The First Nation governance system produces a degree of dysfunction in governance that is unmatched in any other jurisdiction in Canada. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
by John Graham


A decade of Nisga’a
 self-government: A positive impact, but no silver bullet

Under the Nisga’a treaty a First Nation obtained some degree of self-government. I was lead researcher in a major study of the this experiment. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
by Joseph Quesnel



Incidents in the Life 
of Markus Paul – 1: A modern-day Dickens or Tolstoy

This murder mystery serves as a lens through which David Adams Richards illuminates the lingering effects of colonization, band council governance, systemic racism and the invidious nature of prejudice. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
by Nicole O'byrne

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A study that makes urban Aboriginals visible

Environics Institute released an ambitious study of urban Aboriginals across Canada. John Richards discusses the study. [From Inroads 27, 2010]
by John Richards



The Gitxsan Alternative

Gordon Gibson writes about the Gitxsan Alternative, a new approach to Aboriginal treaty making in British Columbia, with implications for the rest of Canada as well. [From Inroads 27, 2010]
by Gordon Gibson


Urban Aboriginals

Peter Dinsdale on the disappointment at the failure of Michael Ignatieff to grapple with the complexities of urban Aboriginal reality. [From Inroads 25, 2009]
by Peter Dinsdale


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The Prairie NDP’s uncertain future

John Richards introduces several articles on political change in the Prairies. [From Inroads 23, 2008]
by John Richards


A break with Aboriginal orthodoxy

John Richards reviews Calvin Helin's, Dances with Dependency: Indigenous Success through Self-Reliance. [From Inroads 22, 2008]
by John Richards



Aboriginal policy: Two priorities

For centuries, white settlers adopted a sense of racial superiority to Aboriginals. [Issue 19, 2006]
by John Richards