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Published: October 3, 2011, Author: JayTaber

In preparing for winter talks with Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo says it’s time to reset the relationship between Canada and the First Nations. While closing the gap between funding to the provinces and funding to the reserves for health, education and housing is an immediate priority, addressing indigenous rights to resources under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples cannot be ignored. As Atleo contends, those rights are proprietary, and underlie all title in Canada.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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