A Workable Voucher System for Aboriginal Students – June 20, 2012
This backgrounder describes how Aboriginal education in Canada could improve significantly if Indian bands and parents took a greater role in the education of the children in their communities, insuring prompt remedial literacy and numeracy.
Ngâi Tahu – April 6, 2011
New Zealand’s treaty settlement process has been surrounded in controversy and bad racial relations, but the Ngâi Tahu stands out as a successful model.
Aboriginal Policy in Australia and Canada – April 22, 2010
A new study compares Aboriginal policy in Australia and Canada: Bottom-up policy and accountability is key to improvements.
Aboriginal Education in Manitoba – September 1, 2006
Aboriginals are an integral part of Manitoba’s society and, along with everyone else, need to receive a quality education. Current strategies to ensure that are ineffective and should be reconsidered.
Harvard Project Lessons on Self-Government – February 3, 2003
Major U.S. study shows that reserve communities that have higher levels of economic health tend to be those that have higher degrees of effective sovereignty.
Deconstructing the Aboriginal Problem – July 1, 2002
An important new paper points the way to the resolution of an historic blight on Canadian society - the social and economic health of our First Nations population. Aboriginals as a distinct group have not fully participated in the wider prosperity of the country whose First Citizens they compose.