First Nations Reserves


Why "Free Houses for Indians" Is a Myth

One of the most prevalent and enduring myths out there is that aboriginal peoples receive "free houses." I think it's useful to acknowledge that there are different understandings of whether native housing is a right. Part of learning about issues like housing, or education, or treaties is in understanding that aboriginal peoples do not necessarily agree with the Canadian state about how things were, are, or should be.

Are Urban Aboriginals Any Better Off?

OTTAWA - A new database suggests that 60 per cent of aboriginal people living in cities are likely suffering high rates of illness, poverty, hunger and substandard housing.Researchers say a survey of...