Sign on the dotted line

First Nations remain hopeful that Canada will sign the the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Despite the fact that almost two million Canadians identify as First Nations, Métis, and Inuit, the government of Canada has yet to sign onto the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

The Government of Canada says they are making strides to come across as fair, but many First Nations believe “fair” will only occur when all of their rights are respected.

Of those rights, land claims are the main point of contention between the Federal government and First Nations peoples and the most contested article in UNDRIP.

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