Book 21 Things You May Not Know About The Indian Act by Bob Joseph.
The essential guide to understanding The Indian Act and it's repercussion on generations of indigenous peoples.
Since its creation in 1876 the Indian Act has dictated and constrained the lives and opportunities of Indigenous Peoples and is at the root of many enduring stereotypes. Bob Joseph examines how Indigenous Peoples can return to self-government self-determination and self-reliance - and why doing so would result in better country for every Canadian. He dissects the complex issues around the Indian Act and demonstrates why learning about its cruel and irrevocable legacy is vital for the country to move toward true reconciliation.