4 Mid-Chapter Questions
- Indigenous Peoples in British Columbia argue that their territory is unceded. How do they support this argument?
- Why did the government introduce the White Paper? What were the reasons that Indigenous Peoples rejected the recommendations?
Stacey is an elected band chief. She’s highly educated and has recently returned home to Gitxsan territory to be closer to her family after spending the last ten years in Vancouver. She decided to run to be a band chief to give back to her community and was elected last year.
- Despite the “band” being the creation of the Indian Act, why would Stacey and many others like her choose to participate in this system?