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First Nations? Second Thoughts

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Over the last thirty years Canadian policy on Aboriginal issues has come to be dominated by an ideology that sees Aboriginal peoples as "nations" entitled to specific rights. Indians and Inuit now enjoy a cornucopia of legal privileges, including rights to self-government beyond federal and provincial jurisdiction, immunity from taxation, court decisions reopening treaty i ...more
ebook, Second Edition, 304 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published April 1st 2000)
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Jessica
Dec 30, 2012 Jessica rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Stunningly ignorant and biased analysis, although actually worth reading for two reasons:

1. there are some random moments of rational, objective thought which are well-needed on this topic, that most scholars would typically shy away from due to their controversial nature; and
2. to understand the depth of the absurdity of the stance taken by the Federal government on "Indian" issues, as well as most provincial governments. It is helpful to know just what has been whispered in Stephen Harper's ea
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Lyf
Apr 26, 2013 Lyf rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
From another members review as I couldn't have said it better:

"Stunningly ignorant and biased analysis, although actually worth reading for two reasons:

1. there are some random moments of rational, objective thought which are well-needed on this topic, that most scholars would typically shy away from due to their controversial nature; and
2. to understand the depth of the absurdity of the stance taken by the Federal government on "Indian" issues, as well as most provincial governments. It is help
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Thomas Eugene "Tom" Flanagan, CM FRSC, is an American-born author, conservative political activist, and former political science professor at the University of Calgary.
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