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October 8, 2016 | Ottawa Citizen | Op-ed | Joe Clark and Stephen Kakfwi

Photo: Valerie Courtois

Canada’s shameful treatment of Indigenous people was rooted in a double abuse, of both their personal lives and their sustaining values. Now, some of the most significant reforms are being driven and led by Indigenous citizens themselves, and by a respect for their cultures and experience. A compelling example is the proposed National Indigenous Guardians Network.

It is a program of stewardship that empowers Indigenous people to manage their own lands, in ways that combine the best of modern science with...

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