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The government and politics of the Alberta Metis settlements

T.C Pocklington

The government and politics of the Alberta Metis settlements

by T.C Pocklington

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Published by Canadian Plains Research Center, University of Regina in Regina, Sask., Canada .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta
    • Subjects:
    • Métis -- Land tenure.,
    • Métis -- Government relations.,
    • Métis -- Politics and government.,
    • Alberta -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-158) and index.

      StatementT.C. Pocklington.
      ContributionsUniversity of Regina. Canadian Plains Research Center.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.M47 P63 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 162 p. ;
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1629174M
      ISBN 100889770603
      LC Control Number91177229

        Alberta Métis settlements celebrate 80 years Back to video “It certainly is a good day,” Métis Settlements General Council president Gerald Cunningham told the gathering. The Métis of Alberta are the only Métis in Canada to have a negotiated and legislated land base. There are eight Metis Settlements covering an area of 1,, acres (5, km 2).The land was granted by Letters Patent in and is held collectively in fee simple through the Métis Settlements General Council, the only governing political assembly of the Metis Territories.

        The first payment in the joint action plan between the Manitoba Métis Federation and the Government of Canada totals $ million. (December ) – To honour Alberta’s commitment to a renewed relationship with Indigenous communities and mark eight decades of history between the Government of Alberta and the Metis Settlements, Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan and Gerald Cunningham, president of the Metis Settlements General Council, joined leaders of the eight Settlements .

      During renewed Indigenous activism during the s into the s, political organizations were formed or revived among the Métis. In Alberta, the Métis settlements united as: The "Alberta Federation of Métis Settlement Associations" in the mids. Today, the Federation is represented by the Métis Settlements General Council. This book outlines and clarifies some of the more relevant issues pertaining to Metis land rights in Alberta. This includes the historical development of Metis identity and political consciousness in the prairie provinces, the legal status and aboriginal rights of the Alberta Metis, Scrip, and Metis settlements in Alberta generally.


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The government and politics of the Alberta Metis settlements by T.C Pocklington Download PDF EPUB FB2

Government & Politics of the Alberta Metis Settlements, The The University of Regina Press (U of R Press) publishes trade non-fiction and scholarly books on Indigenous studies and Aboriginal languages, Canadian history, regional studies. Summary: This study of the eight Metis settlements in northern Alberta examines their history, legal status, government and politics, external and internal organizations, the issue of self-government and the opinions and attitudes of residents on a number of topics, and presents an unconventional approach to native self government.

Government & Politics of the Alberta Metis Settlements, The (Canadian Plains Studies(CPS)) by T.C. POCKLINGTON COVID Update J Biblio is open and shipping orders.

A political agreement between Alberta and the Federation of Métis Settlement Associations which described both parties' intentions to develop a new land-based governance model for the Métis settlements. The accord's goals are to secure a Métis land base for future generations, and to support local autonomy and economic self-sufficiency.

Summary: "On 1 Novemberthe government of Alberta enacted legislation to enable Metis ownership and government of Alberta's Metis settlement lands. This book explores the legislative history of the Metis settlements and constitutional issues arising from Alberta's initiative."--Cover.

Alberta’s Metis Settlement consultation policy was developed in collaboration with Metis Settlements, which enabled them to provide meaningful input into the design of the policy and into government decision-making processes concerning resource development and land management.

The Metis Settlements consultation policy came into effect on April 4. * Enhancing the productive relationship between the Government of Alberta and the Metis Settlements. Representatives of the Government of Alberta, through the Ministry of Aboriginal Relations, and the Metis Settlements have developed a comprehensive implementation plan and are currently working together to fulfil the agreement commitments.

Provides a general overview of the eight Metis Settements and 48 First Nations in Alberta. Included is information on population, land base, location and community contacts as well as quick facts on Metis Settlements and First Nations.

A Metis homeland in Alberta. A Constitutional first in Canada. Across million acres are eight communities, populated by the women and men of the Fathers of Federation and those before them, each connected by the vision for self-government and self-determination.

After a period of political activism among landless Métis in Alberta during the Depression, the provincial government passed the Métis Population Betterment Act in Lands were set aside for Métis Settlement Associations, though four of the settlements (Touchwood, Marlboro, Cold Lake and Wolf Lake) were later rescinded by order of the.

The Policy on Consultation with Metis Settlements on Land and Natural Resource Management was developed in consultation with the Metis Settlements General Council and a working group of Settlement leaders, as well as industry stakeholders.

It establishes a formal consultation process between Alberta, project proponents and the Metis Settlements.

Ministers leading wildfire recovery met with the Metis Settlements General Council to coordinate a plan for Paddle Prairie. L-R: Minister Devin Dreeshen, Herb Lehr, Minister Rick Wilson, Roechelle Gaudet, Minister Rajan Sawhney, Sherry Cunningham, Minister Kaycee Madu. The meeting clarified the Government of Alberta’s re-entry support for evacuated residents of the northern Alberta Metis.

The Metis Settlements Land Protection Act ratified and confirmed the transfer of land from the Provincial Crown to the Metis Settlements General Council through Letters Patent.

Updated January 1, The eight Alberta Métis Settlements are the only government-recognized Métis land base in Canada. Comprisinghectares, the settlements are located in east-central and northern Alberta.

These settlements emerged from the activism of Métis political leaders in the s and ’30s who were concerned about the social plight of landless Métis who struggled to feed.

The Metis Nation of Alberta has. The Government of Canada has been in negotiations since with two Métis organizations, the Metis Nation of Alberta ("MNA") since and the Metis Settlements General Council since In Junethe Government of Canada signed a Métis Government Recognition and Self-Government Agreement with the Métis Nation of Alberta.

An essential first point to be made about this research project is that it is not directly focused on such topics as government funding, political autonomy, and/or debates about who should and should not be considered "Métis". These are all valuable conversations to be had amongst Métis and non-Métis people alike, as they are at the core of the evolving sense of.

In Alberta, Métis community activists formed the Alberta Federation of Métis Settlements Associations to fight for self-government for the settlements. After 15 years of struggle, their aspirations were realized in when the Alberta government passed acts that gave the community self-government and control of their land base.

Government Relations. General Council opens Ottawa office in January Garry Parenteau, Federal Liaison. Government departments and significant individuals: J.F.

Dion early relationship () with R.G. Reid and J. Harvie, Minister and Deputy Minister respectively of the Alberta Department of Lands and Mines.(see this brief note). the system of Metis settlements in Alberta has functioned under provincial legislation for 50 years, and, in cooperation with the Metis, the government has introduced bills in the spring sitting of the legislature to update this legislation and constitutionally protect Metis settlement.

Review of \u22The Government and Politics of the Alberta Metis Settlements” by T. Pocklington. By K. Binda. Abstract. With the emergence of native issues such as land claims and self-government in the Canadian constitutional debate, Pocklington\u27s non-technical, informative, and exploratory book as emerged at a timely moment.

A void. There are 8 Metis Settlements in Alberta, comprisinghectares ( million acres). The Settlements are located primarily in the east-central and northern areas of the province.

As ofthere were approximately 5, residents on Metis Settlements. Find a Settlement. Search by location to find a Settlement.With the emergence of native issues such as land claims and self-government in the Canadian constitutional debate, Pocklington's non-technical, informative, and exploratory book as emerged at a timely moment.

A void of scholarship about the Metis has been observed by historians such as Frideres and Friesen. Pocklington has attempted to fill that void, but acknowledges the .The Government and Politics of the Alberta Métis Settlements. T. C. Pocklington. Regina: Canadian Plains Research Centre, University of Regina, xv + pp.

Selected bibliography $ paper (ISBN ). With the emergence of native issues such as land claims and self.