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Understanding UNDRIP: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Canadian governments have searched for the policy masterstroke to transform Indigenous lives and provide a better quality of life for Indigenous peoples for the last 150 years. Some of these efforts have been disastrous. UNDRIP provides Canada with an occasion and an opportunity to do better; but prioritizing which aspects of UNDRIP can form the basis for genuine improvement to the lives of Canada’s indigenous peoples, and which are cost-prohibitive or even counterproductive, is vital.