Political & Economic Organizations - Additional Reading
Business and Politics
C. Self - Government
In, 1995, the federal government officially recognized Aboriginal peoples inherent right to self-government. In other words, the government acknowledged that Aboriginal peoples have been denied a birth-right: the ability to govern their own lives. Acknowledging this fact has proven easier than putting it in practice. Although several Aboriginal groups now have self-government agreements, most are in negotiations.
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