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The new website for the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law's Law & Social Media Project.

Welcome to Reconcili-ACTION YEG, a unique blog here for you to explore. Reconcili-ACTION YEG aims to bring an academic perspective to Indigenous issues and current events. This year's theme: Part 2: The Truth About Reconciliation.

 

The Métis Constitution Has Passed: Now What?

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, On December 1st, 2022, history was made. The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) successfully ratified their Constitution,...

Exploring Legal Identity

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, If you are an avid news reader like myself, you may have come across an article or two discussing the rate at which the...

Legal Rights of Métis People

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week we have been exploring Métis identity. Today, we will look at the legal rights and challenges faced by Métis...

The Métis Scrip System

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today’s post is about the Métis scrip system. Scrip is not a topic of common knowledge for most people, as it is rarely...

Who are the Métis?

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today we are going to dive into Métis identity. I would have loved to share my experience of what it was like to grow...

Indigenous Identity & Self-Identification

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week we have been discussing Indigenous identity. Indigenous identity is a very complex concept. There are many...

Status Card: A Double-Edged Sword

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, In continuing this week’s topic about Identity, I thought that I would focus on the identity through identification...

Cultural Appropriation: Identity

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week, the Reconcicli-ACTION YEG writers are continuing our November theme of cultural misappropriation, and as...

Lest we forget: Indigenous Veteran’s Day

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, November 8, 1994, commemorated the very first Indigenous Veteran’s Day in Canada. I must admit that until recently I...

 

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