Romeo Saganash's UNDRIP bill will die in the Senate because of partisan tactics.
A Senate committee chair accused a Tory senator of thwarting democratic process.
Time is running out to pass an NDP MP's bill.
The NDP MP said his bill fulfills a promise he made to himself as a residential school survivor.
NDP critics wants authorities to read Article 2 of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
If little is done to respect the rights, titles, laws, and customs of First Nations in Canada, the government's promises will continue to ring hollow.
The moment stunned MPs in question period.
"Dja mista shatshidin nega."
The motion also pushes the Catholic Church to pay what is owed to survivors.
"It is time for us to show leadership on this front."