UNDRIP legislation is mostly symbolic: here’s how to give it meaning
If UNDRIP legislation can empower Indigenous peoples to be partners and owners in resource development, everyone will gain.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett appears remotely at a media availability in Ottawa on Oct. 16, 2020. As the federal government prepares its UNDRIP bill, we need to think about how to actually put its principles into practice, writes Chief Sharleen Gale. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade