Decolonizing the Indian Act

(by Doug Beazley and published in the CBA’s online magazine “National”)

“The Indian Act is rooted in a 19th-century view of the inherent superiority of Western civilization,” says Christopher Devlin, a treaty law specialist with the DGW law corporation in Victoria and a member-at-large of the CBA’s Aboriginal Law Section. “That attitude infects the law from top to bottom.”

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