First Nations? Second Thoughts, Second Edition
Flanagan shows that this orthodoxy enriches a small elite of activists, politicians, administrators, and well-connected entrepreneurs, while bringing further misery to the very people it is supposed to help. Controversial and thought-provoking, First Nations? Second Thoughts dissects the prevailing ideology that determines public policy towards Canada's aboriginal peoples.
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3 What Ever Happened to Civilization?
4 The Fiction of Aboriginal Sovereignty
5 Bands Tribes or Nations?
6 The Inherent Problems of Aboriginal SelfGovernment
7 In Search of Property
8 Treaties Agreements and Land Surrenders
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