It’s been 20 years since the release of the five-volume Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples. The commission set out an agenda to help restore justice to the relationship between aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in Canada. What has happened in those two decades? One year after the Trudeau government was elected promising to renew the relationship between Canada and Indigenous Peoples, The Agenda discusses what needs to happen to fulfill these mandates.
That is both an easy question and a tough one all at the same time. It is an easy question because identity is generally about self-identification – i.e., you are who you say you are. It is also a tough question because one’s identity can also be reinforced or damaged by whether one’s identity is[…]Read More