From: Diane Montreuil [Diane.Montreuil@ainc-inac.gc.ca]
Canada's Relationship with Inuit: A History of Policy and Program Development
The Research and Analysis Directorate of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, in conjunction with the Inuit Relations Secretariat, have published a book on Canada's relationship with Inuit. This book provides an overview of the Federal Government's Inuit policy and program development from first contact to 2006. Topics that are covered include the 1939 Re Eskimo decision that gave Canada constitutional responsibility for Inuit, post World War II acculturation and defence projects, law and justice, sovereignty and relocations, the E-number identification system, Inuit political organizations, comprehensive claim agreements, housing, healthcare, education, economic development, self-government, the environment, and urban issues.
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