Noeline Villebrun 'Aboriginal Rights in Canada'

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Scholarly level: 
Undergraduate student
Date created: 
2015-03-20
Keywords: 
Mackenzie Valley Pipeline
Copper Dene
Yellowknife
International Court
Treaties
Indian Act
Indian Residential School
Resource extraction
Mining
Traditional laws
Colonization
De-colonization
Missing and murdered Aboriginal women
Noeline Villebrun
Indigenous environmental activism
Abstract: 

Former Dene National Chief Noeline Villebrun is from the Copper Dene First Nation and was elected National Chief in 2003. Before becoming National Chief, Chief Villebrun was the Vice-President of the Native Women's Associtaion (NWT). She is commited to improving the lives of First Nations women. Chief Villebrun talks about Indian Residential Schools, Dene cultural history, the Indian Act and how First Nations communities can move forward together toward self-determination.

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Disclaimer: All testimonies are the experiences and beliefs of the individuals interviewed. 

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English
Document type: 
Video
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