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  • P. Palmater, “Prisoners of Colonization: The Over-Incarceration of Indigenous Women and Girls” in Unsettling Colonialism in the Canadian Criminal Justice System: A Reader (Athabasca University Press, TBD) [in press].
  • P. Palmater, “El Comerico, International Y La Recolonizacion Corporativa De Las Tierras Y Los Cuerpos Aborigenes” in Emil’ Keme, ed., Indigeneidad y descolonizacion: dialogos trans hemisfericos (Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ediciones del signo, 2021).
  • P. Palmater, “Resisting the Resurgence of White Supremacy” in L. Kowalchuk, C. Levine-Rasky, eds., We Resist: Defending the Common Good in Hostile Times (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s Press, 2020).
  • P. Palmater, “Native Sovereignty: Foundation of Nation-Building” in L. Harper, Perspectives on Governance and Indigenous Rights: Treaty 5 & The Indian Act: Alternative Governance Structures (Winnipeg: TFAO Inc., 2019) 117-138.
  • P. Palmater, “The Radical Politics of Indigenous Resistance and Survival” in U. Gordon, R. Kinna, eds., Routledge Handbook of Radical Politics (London, UK: Taylor and Francis Ltd., TBD) 134-162.
  • P. Palmater, “Decolonization is Taking Back Our Power” in P. McFarlane, N. Schabus, eds., Whose Land is it Anyway? A Manual for Decolonization (Vancouver: Federation of Post-Secondary Educators, BC, 2018) 73-78.
  • P. Palmater, “Reconciliation and the ‘Rules of Laws’ in Canada” in Janine Lesperance, et al. eds., Canada and the Rule of Law: 150 Years after Confederation (Ottawa: International Commission of Jurists Canada, 2017) 227-232.
  • P. Palmater, “Death by Poverty: The Lethal Impacts of Colonialism” in W. Anthony, L. Samuelson, eds. Power and Resistance 6th ed., (Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing, 2017) 51-81.
  • P. Palmater, “My Tribe, My Heirs and Their Heirs Forever: Living Mi’kmaw Treaty” in M. Battiste, ed., Living Treaties: Narrating Mi’kmaw Treaty Relations, (Cape Breton: Cape Breton University Press, 2016) 24-41.
  • P. Palmater, “All About Strong Alliances: First Nations Engagement in the Federal Election” in A. Marland, T. Giasson, eds., Canadian Election Anaylsis: Communication, Strategy, and Democracy (Vancouver: UBC Press & Samara Canada, 2015) at 60-61.
  • P. Palmater, “Canada: As Long as the Grass Grows and Rivers Flow” in A Bold Vision: Women Leaders Imagining Canada’s Future (Charlottetown, PEI: Women’s Network Inc., 2014) 251-262.
  • P. Palmater, “Why Are We Idle No More?”, in the Kino-nda-niimi Collective ed., The Winter We Danced: Voices from the Past, the Future and the Idle No More Movement (Winnipeg, Arbeiter Ring Publishing, 2014) 37-40.
  • P. Palmater, “In My Brother’s Footsteps: Is R. v. Powley the Path to Recognized Aboriginal Identity for Non-Status Indians?” in J. Magnet, D. Dorey, eds., Aboriginal Rights Litigation (Markham: LexisNexis, 2003) 149-192.

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The toxic culture of the RCMP: Misogyny, racism, and violence against women in Canada’s national police force

The Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action. By Shivangi Misra, Ashley Major, Pamela Palmater, and Shelagh Day

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Submission to United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

Submitted June 18, 2021 by the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) and Dr. Pamela Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance, Toronto Metropolitan University

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada

Submitted June 19, 2020 by the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) and Dr. Pamela Palmater, Chair in Indigenous Governance at Toronto Metropolitan University

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A National Action Plan to End Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls The Time is Now

Submitted February 6, 2019 by Pam Palmater, Toronto Metropolitan University Chair in Indigenous Governance; Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action, and Canada Without Poverty.