Indigenous education, languages, medicines, spiritual practices, cultural practices, governance systems, food sources and economies all come from the land. Reconciliation is impossible until the treaty violation depicted in this image is corrected. Art Manuel explains how the peaceful recognition of Aboriginal title to the land is possible in this interview and in his book Unsettling Canada. Leanne Simpson shares her experiences regarding land rights in her Restoring Nationhood talk.
Terms to consider:
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (2010). Reports – Canada. 3.0 The Indian Re serve Land Base in Canada.