Best Practices Case Study (Meaningful Information Sharing): Miawpukek First Nation

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Miawpukek First Nation (MFN) are Micmac people living on the south coast of Newfoundland. In 1998 they indicated to the Government of Canada their desire to move toward self-government negotiations. Recognizing the nature and scope of achievements of the community within its short existence as an Indian Act band, departmental officials proposed a unique exploratory discussion process. This process was implemented in late 1999 and continued through to spring 2001...

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National Centre for First Nations Governance. "Best Practices Case Study (Meaningful Information Sharing): Miawpukek First Nation." A Report for the National Centre for First Nations Governance. The National Centre for First Nations Governance. Canada. June 2009. Case Study. (https://fngovernance.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/MIS_Miawpukek.pdf, accessed March 8, 2023)

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