Democracy North: UNDRIP and Termination of Indigenous Rights in Canada

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Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould says the Liberal government will back a bill that calls for full implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), a move that could have wide-ranging consequences in Canadian law. (CBC report)

For more background information visit the Adopt the UNDRIP campaign website.

14:45 Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould speaking at the United Nations.

18:00 Leah Gazan University of Winnipeg instructor and Idle No More activist talks about grassroots efforts to push Canada to adopt UNDRIP and what it means for Indigenous rights.


32:00 MUSIC: Tanya Tagaq and Buffy St. Marie: You’ve Got to Run (Spirit of the Wind)



35:00 Christie Belcourt connects UNDRIP and Indigenous rights to free prior and informed consent and the implications for natural resources and pipelines. Christie is in Coast Salish lands Nov 23-24 for cultural resistance against pipelines called ‘Art Build with Christi Belcourt and Isaac Murdoch

44:45 MUSIC: Nahko Bear Great Spirit





48:15Russ Diabo talks about UNDRIP inside Canada, and what the termination agenda looks like with UNDRIP and ripping up the Indian Act.Russ Diabo is a Kahnawake Mohawk as well as a policy analyst, writer and activist.

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