Category Archives: Canada
Inadequate consultation with First Nations is among the reasons. More here.
Study here Adolescent mothers in the care of CPS are much more likely to have their child taken into CPS care. By separating a quarter of young mothers from their infant within the first week of life, and almost half … Continue reading →
In Canada, Status First Nations persons—those listed in the country’s Indian Register—are significantly more likely than the average Canadian to meet an untimely death. When it comes to wellness outcomes, disparities along racial and ethnic lines are well documented across … Continue reading →
Here is “Two Bullets and Numerous Misfires.”
Here. As a project for Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Prof. Napoleon created the Indigenous Law Research Unit – her proudest work to date. It allows Indigenous communities to articulate and restate their law and legal processes – a model … Continue reading →
Coverage of some of the tremendous problems with Canada’s foster care system. According to a report from B.C.’s representative for children and youth, although Indigenous children are less than 10 per cent of the population, they account for 62 per cent of … Continue reading →
Here is the 7-2 opinion in Ktunaxa Nation Council v. Minister of Forests: Ktunaxa_en An excerpt: The Ktunaxa are a First Nation whose traditional territories include an area in British Columbia that they call Qat’muk. Qat’muk is a place of … Continue reading →