An illuminating look at the relationship between property rights and prosperity in Africa.
Grass roots aboriginals opposed the death of Bill C-7 because it offered them better first nations governance.
A heretofore popular government suffers major backlash as public reacts against race-based policies in New Zealand: “Pushing on with race-based, rather than needs-based assistance in health education and employment already looked dogmatic by the eighties, and old-fashioned when National persevered with it in the nineties. Today it is dangerously obsolete.”
The implementation of urban reserves in Prairie cities is not perfect public policy, but the concept holds promise as a vehicle to enhance native incomes until other laws are reformed.
Residential schools also provided benefits to native students.
The chief problem for Indians on reservations isn’t that land was stolen from their ancestors a few generations ago, but that the federal government owns or controls most of the land they live on now, say critics.
The unintended consequences of the war against fur have hurt the livelihoods of thousands of Canadian Natives, and have enticed them to replace their lost incomes by welcoming into unspoiled areas the oil, gas and mining interests they once opposed.