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Aboriginal self-government in urban areas

Aboriginal self-government in urban areas

proceedings of a workshop, May 25 and 26, 1994

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Published by Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

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  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Government relations -- Congresses..,
    • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Politics and government -- Congresses.,
    • Indians of North America -- Urban residence -- Canada -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Evelyn J. Peters.
      SeriesAboriginal peoples and constitutional reform
      ContributionsPeters, Evelyn J. 1951-, Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE92 .A28 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL560630M
      ISBN 100889115753
      LC Control Number96144354
      OCLC/WorldCa32389469

      Aboriginal Right to Self-Government provides opportunity to manage historical, cultural, political, health care and economic control aspects within first people's communities. As of the census, Aboriginal peoples in Canada totaled 1,, people, or % of the national population, spread over recognized First Nations governments or. He should note that as of the census (this revision was published in ) 54% of the Aboriginal population of Canada lives in urban areas. He notes a number of times that the presence of Aboriginal people in urban areas (actually off-reserve) creates jurisdictional problems for the .

      Cairns's focus is a constitutional one: how does self-government as a nation fit into the current political landscape of Canada? How do the aboriginal peoples of Canada who live in urban areas (the majority) get representation when they aren't associated with a land base?/5(1). Aboriginal self-government in urban areas: proceedings of a workshop May 25 / edited by Evelyn J. Peters. E 92 A33 Prison of grass: Canada from the native point of .

      In Citizens Plus, Alan Cairns unravels the historical record to clarify the current impasse in negotiations between Aboriginal peoples and the considers the assimilationist policy assumptions of the imperial era, examines more recent government initiatives, and analyzes the emergence of the nation-to-nation paradigm given massive support by the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. Book Description: Individual chapters highlight the unique issues related to policy making in this field - the important role of diverse Aboriginal organizations, the need to address Aboriginal and Treaty rights and the right to self-government, and the lack of governmental leadership - revealing a complex jurisdictional and programming maze.


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The Aboriginal Self-Governance in the Urban Areas in Canada Introduction More than half of the Canadian aboriginal population resides in the urban areas of Canada.

This therefore calls for attention on the issues facing the urban aboriginals in the cities in relation to the self-government. Get this from a library. Aboriginal self-government in urban areas.

[Evelyn J Peters; Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). Institute of Intergovernmental Relations.;]. Get this from a library. Aboriginal self-government in urban areas: proceedings of a workshop, May 25 [Evelyn J Peters; Queen's University.

Criticisms and concerns that have been expressed are that urban reserves are unfair tax havens, free from property taxes, income taxes, provincial sales, gas, alcohol, and tobacco taxes, and federal GST; that Aboriginal self-government in urban areas would make urban reserves exempt from municipal control; that Native control of schools would.

Aboriginal Self-Government in Urban Areas: Proceedings of a Workshop May 25 E. Peters; The Foucault Effect: Studies in Governmentality This book explores examples of this process. Peters, EJ,“Self-government for Aboriginal people in urban areas” Canadian Journal of Native Studies 12 51 – 74 Google Scholar Peters, EJ (Ed.), Aboriginal Self-government in Urban Areas: Proceedings of a Workshop (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University, Kingston).

Download Citation | "Assisting our own": Urban Migration, Self-Governance, and Native Women's Organizing in Thunder Bay, Ontario, | The American Indian Quarterly () In.

Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian Cities: Transformations and Continuities John Loxley The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Vol. 32, No. 1,pp. Book review of: Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian Cities edited by Heather A.

Howard, Craig Proulx. More information. Aboriginal self-government in Canada: current trends and issues / edited by Yale D. Belanger. KF S4 A37 Aboriginal self-government in urban areas: proceedings of a workshop May 25 / edited by Evelyn J.

Peters. This book is a timely contribution to the sparse literature on municipal-Aboriginal relations. Peter Frood, former Director, Centre for Municipal-Aboriginal Relations Professor F. Laurie Barron was a founder and past head of the Native Studies Department, University of Saskatchewan.

Building on the success of the first two editions, this volume briefly recaps the historical development and public acceptance of the concept of Aboriginal self-government, then proceeds to examine its theoretical underpinnings, the state of Aboriginal self-government in Canada today, and the many practical issues surrounding implementation.

John was the editor of the first two editions of Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada (Purich Publishing,). Robert Alexander Innes is a Member of Cowessess First Nation and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Native Studies at the University of Saskatchewan.

The primary impact of aboriginal land claims on urban municipalities is aboriginal self-government. Every land claim includes, or is immediately followed by, some form of aboriginal self-government, whether it is urban reserve land, shared stewardship, or public government.

Whatever the form of self-government, it will immediately and. Self-Government in Action: The Yukon First Nations Agreements. When Australians and even Canadians hear of major recent breakthroughs in aboriginal self-government in Canada, what they typically have in mind is the creation of Nunavut ('our land'.

Aboriginal Self-Government and the Urban Social Crisis Jim Harding Article from Conference proceedings, discussing self-government challenges in the context of the "urban social crisis," inherent rights, shifting demography and future prospects for change.

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on Aboriginals in an urban context. There are a number ofreasons forthis interest, one being that nearlyforty percent oftheAboriginal population now live in urban centres.

The first half of the book is devoted to the demography of urban Aboriginal people, Aboriginal urban organizations, and models ofAboriginal self-government in urban areas. Aboriginal Rights and Self Government 2.

Land Claims 3. Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian Society (racism, prejudice, discrimination, is an increasing number of Aboriginal peoples migrating to urban areas 2. Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural differences, social pressures and. Self-government in urban areas comes with specific challenges related to the diversity and mobility of Aboriginal groups, since there is no territorial base – except in a few rare cases of urban.

change in education, urban living, employment, and economic development. Chapter 3: Aboriginal Contributions (Senior 3) explores the origins of Aboriginal peoples, the founding of the Métis, and self-government. The central theme is the current social, economic, and political advances that are being made by Aboriginal people.

Developing self-government for aboriginal peoples living in urban areas was not easy. The form of self-government varied across the country depending on the factors in each area or region. Some cities had existing aboriginal organizations providing a good basis upon which to build which made the self-government an easier thing to make.We are in the midst of a fundamental re-evaluation of the desired relation of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples to each other, and of how the former are to be institutionally and constitutionally accommodated within Canada.

Words matter. How we think about where we are and about the future goal of our relationship can confine us in an intellectual prison or liberate us from choices we will /5(2). Aboriginal women have been overrepresented in urban areas compared to men since trends in increasing urbanization began in the s; at present, the proportion of Aboriginal women living in urban areas is 3% higher than that among men (55% of women and 52% of men) (Canada, ; Peters, ).