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Our home or native land? : what governments' aboriginal policy is doing to Canada

Author: Melvin H Smith
Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Crown Western, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues against the costs to taxpayers of land claim settlements, and the settling of large tracts of lands to minorities in historical land claims.
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Genre/Form: Claims
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Melvin H.
Our home or native land?
Victoria, B.C. : Crown Western, ©1995
(OCoLC)652072068
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin H Smith
ISBN: 1550563645 9781550563641
OCLC Number: 33830186
Description: vi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
1. A vision short-lived --
2. Sacrificing our Northern inheritance --
3. Carving up the Yukon --
4. Land claims in British Columbia --
5. "Topping up" existing treaties and other Largesse --
6. The mother of all trials --
7. The quest for Native sovereignty --
8. The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples --
9. The Aboriginal Commerical Fishery in B.C. --
10. Fiscal folly --
11. Considering the reasons for failure --
12. New directions --
Appendix: Defining the terms --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Melvin H. Smith ; [foreword by Rafe Mair].

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Argues against the costs to taxpayers of land claim settlements, and the settling of large tracts of lands to minorities in historical land claims.

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