Shifting the relationship between provinces and First Nations to a diplomatic focus – IRPP

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Shifting the relationship between provinces and First Nations to a diplomatic focus – IRPP

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 2021106 Views

August 17, 2021

Provinces can be at the leading edge of government-to-government reconciliation by shifting their focus away from government “processes.”

The nation-to-nation relationship is often perceived as a singular one between two groups ─ Canada (represented by the federal government) and Indigenous peoples. However, it is much more complex. Indigenous peoples constitute multiple nations and communities, each holding different relationships with and to Canada via colonization. Canada is represented in this relationship by the Crown in multiple iterations – federally and in each province. Framing the relationship as one between monoliths misses that the most contact between the Crown(s) and Indigenous peoples is often through provincial governments that act on behalf of the Crowns.

Read More: https://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/august-2021/shifting-the-relationship-between-provinces-and-first-nations-to-a-diplomatic-focus/

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