Idle No More – Bill Breakdowns
The Harper Government of Canada is currently putting through 8 BILLS that violate treaties and are meant todestroy and assimilate First Nations in the same way the 1969 White Paper was meant to. The 1969 White Paper aimed to eliminate the IndianAct, Get Rid of Treaty Rights, Do Away with ReservesLands, and Assimilate. Never in history has there been so many bills regarding and impacting First Nations been pushed through the House of Commons at one time. They are below. All found below are changes of the Indian Act, impositions, and encroachments of legislations onto First Nation people without the right to free, prior, and informed consent.