Roundtable on Citizenship and Membership Issues

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This paper provides an overview of the second event of IOG's TANAGA (Towards a New Aboriginal Governance Agenda) roundtable series. The session explored issues around status and membership in Aboriginal communities and tackled questions such as: What defines a 'status Indian' and a 'community member'? What will Aboriginal communities look like in several generations given these definitions? And how do these rules affect life in the communities?

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Institute on Governance

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