Chapter 1: The Aboriginal Orthodox Flanagan begins by outlining the purpose of the work, addresses the concern that his views may cause and establishes the central assertions he will propose against ‘Aboriginal Orthodoxy’. This aboriginal orthodoxy was entrenched in the seminal Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) in 1996. Flanagan […]
Chapter 2: We Were Here First RCAP: Aboriginals differ from other Canadians because they were here first. As “first Nations,” they have unique rights, including the inherent right to self-government. Flanagan attempts to dismantle the discourse of “We were here first” and demonstrates that this paradigm is not a logical […]
The Doctrine of First Nations: An Analysis of Aboriginal Political Recognition in Canada versus Australia v. Table of Contents Counter-Arguments p.33 Five Counter-Arguments Rebutted p.33 Future Questions p.36 6. Conclusion p.37 7. Bibliography p.39 8. Appendix 1 p.45 Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 5. Counter-Arguments and Future Questions Five Counter-Arguments Refuted At this […]
4. Central Argument
The central argument of this paper is advanced by explaining the logic of indigenous participation in nationalist discourse. Then, elaborating on the three major factors that converge in Canada. The absence of these factors in Australia most likely explains the divergent outcomes.
The Doctrine of First Nations: An Analysis of Aboriginal Political Recognition in Canada versus Australia v.
The Doctrine of First Nations: An Analysis of Indigenous Political Recognition in Canada versus Australia
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: Economic and Social Policy In 1978, Saskatchewan had the lowest unemployment in Canada at 5% below the national average. Blakeney did not make the mistake of the previous CCF governments by trying to create industry. Resources were Blakeney’s focus. He did not use the Crowns to change the […]
[This is a precis: Professor Nerdster does not endorse Flanagan’s views.] Chapter 10: This Octagon Is a Stop Sign Flanagan’s short conclusion describes a diagram of an octagon that connects various political arguments by the RCAP together in the form of a stop sign. This is to suggest that these […]