In the joined histories of Canada and the Indigenous peoples of the North American continent, many beliefs and “otherness” rhetoric have developed over the course of time as to who Indigenous people are.
The web links listed below connect you to websites and articles offering information about Indigenous people and their cultures, governance, rights and issues they face.
- Anishinabek - Myths About First Nations – Do First Nations Get Free Housing? Do First Nations Get Free Education? Do First Nations Pay Taxes?
- The Scow Institute – Working towards greater understanding between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples.
- Do Aboriginal Peoples Pay Taxes? – "Income Tax Rules for Aboriginal People" by Merle Alexander
- Who are the Métis? "Métis Nation and Métis Aboriginal Rights" by Mark L. Stevenson
- Cemeteries & Burial Grounds – They’re not the same? "The Non-Protection of Canadian Aboriginal Heritage (Burial Sites And Artifacts)" by Dr. Peggy J. Blair
- Aboriginal Land Rights & Natural Resources – "Aboriginal Peoples' Legal Rights to Natural Resources (Forests) in British Columbia" by Cheryl Sharvit
- Aboriginal Rights to Fish – "Fact Sheet - Aboriginal Rights to Fish in British Columbia"
*Please note: these internet sites and articles are provided for information & education purposes only and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs or policies of Indigenous Student Services or Douglas College.