This research explores poverty among First Nations. It seeks to cover gaps in research surrounding this severe problem amongst First Nations and is critical to informing policy debates, analyses and changes in the future.
After researching the history of legal and policy treatment of Indigenous peoples for a SSHRC research project on Indigenous identity, a trend was identified where Canada seemed to target Indigenous women for discriminatory and exclusionary, and at times violent treatment. This was an unfunded continuation of that research.
This project looks at the issue of First Nations jurisdiction over First Nations education from legal, policy, political and cultural perspectives with a view to designing viable legislative and policy alternatives.
This project looks at the issue of Matrimonial Real Property (MRP) from legal, policy, political and cultural perspectives with a view to developing the culturally appropriate alternatives to the current legislative and policy gap.
The idea behind Indigenous Nationhood is to help unite and empower the grassroots citizens of Indigenous Nations in Canada to advocate on their own behalf, as individuals and communities, to make full-informed decisions about their future.