Indigenous Rights and Anti-Colonial Struggle
From: Canada after Harper
wraps up this section by reminding us of the long and lurid history of
Canada’s mistreatment of its Aboriginal peoples.
Arthur Manuel is past chief of the Neskonlith Indian Band and former chair of the Shuswap Nation Tribal Council. He co-chaired the Global Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. His recent book, Unsettling Canada: A Wake-Up Call (Between the Lines), co-authored with Grand Chief Ronald Derrickson, relates the history of a generation of activists fighting for Aboriginal rights in Canada.