Emancipation as Oppression: The Marshall Decision and Self-Government by ProQuest


[...] this essay will interrogate selfgovernment as a form of governance. The widely publicized anger at Aboriginal persons exercising their treaty right to fish eventually focussed on the Burnt Church reserve in New Brunswick, in large part because the community decided not to negotiate a limitation of the newly won right with Fisheries and Oceans Canada.\n Elections are bitterly contested and tensions run very high, because factionalism, family alliances, and friendship networks mean that your job, house, and access to funds can hang in the balance.

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