As Canada’s 150th anniversary approaches, we at the Council of Canadians feel like it’s important to take some time to think about our relationship to this land and its people.
Summary of mining and governance issues explored during the human rights delegation to the Algonquin community of Barrière Lake.
The work of the chapters and staff in the Atlantic region has moved strongly towards building allied relationships with Indigenous peoples and supporting Indigenous led struggles for justice. I feel strongly, as many of you do, that as a person of settler descent I have a responsibility to learn about the Indigenous peoples in the place that I live and to support their efforts towards justice and self-determination. This month has been full of opportunities to build these relationships and increase knowledge about Indigenous issues.