Indian Act: Time for a New Memory


Canadians recently discovered the crushing poverty in Attawapiskat. This is not the first time Attawapiskat has struggled; and Attawapiskat is not alone. Every three years or so, these problems are discovered and agonized over. There is often a quick fix – new homes, an emergency relocation, a temporary water supply. And two or three years later, another set of headlines starts the cycle again...

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Herb George, Satsan. "Indian Act: Time for a New Memory." National Centre for First Nations Governance. January 25, 2012. Article. ( accessed October 5, 2012)