Current Trends and Issues
A detailed examination of Aboriginal self-government, this book explores local, national and international perspectives on Aboriginal self-government and looks at the social, political and cultural factors involved. This book is interdisciplinary , contextualizing, colonial legacies, the wellness of Aboriginal children, economic development, and finance within the framework of self-government. Significant information is given on Aboriginal self-government and the Métis nation. Beginning with an intense contention for the inherent right of Aboriginal self-governance, the book ends with a candid discussion on the future prospects for Aboriginal self-government. Forward by Phil Fontaine, National Chief, Assembly of First Nations is included.