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Grade 10: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada (NAC20): Sovereignty

First Nations, Métis, and Inuit in Canada provides students in Ontario schools with a broad range of knowledge related to First Nations, Métis & Inuit peoples to help them better understand Indigenous issues of public interest discussed at the local, re

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Suggested Search Terms for Destiny

  • Self-government
  • citizenship
  • territorial boundaries
  • sovereignty
  • jurisdiction 
  • Penner Report

Top Picks- Sovereignty

NFB- Sovereignty and Resistance

Clips from the National Film Board that offer information about land claims, ancestral rights, and natural resource use.

Inherent Right to Self-Governance Timeline

Click on the interactive timeline in the right corner of the page to explore traditional and contemporary governments. 

The Indian Act vs. Self-Government

This resource explains how the Indian Act affects self-government.

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