Cuthand: Time for Canada to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – The Star Phoenix

Cuthand: Time for Canada to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples – The Star Phoenix

by ahnationtalk on May 10, 202122 Views

George Manual defined the Indigenous Nations as people living in Third World conditions within the borders of First World nations.

May 08, 2021

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is making its second trip through the Parliament of Canada and hopefully this time it will receive the support of the Senate.

The history of the declaration goes back decades and Indigenous people from Canada played a significant role.

George Manuel from the Shuswap Nation in British Columbia played a major role in the early days of organizing internationally. He was the former leader of the National Indian Brotherhood which later evolved into the Assembly of First Nations.

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