30 min

Robert Louie, Chair, First Nations Lands Advisory Board Ep.33 Land Decolonized Podcast

    • Non-Profit

With the 2021 annual general meeting right around the corner, Lands Advisory Board Chair Robert Louie joins host Richard Perry for a thorough review of current challenges and opportunities around the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, including the Covid pandemic, fires and floods in western Canada, and the ongoing delays over a key legislative change needed in Ottawa.

Robert offers his personal take on:
what de-colonization means on the road to economic and political independence;his frustration over political delays on necessary legislative reform;his appreciation for regional Resource Centre staff who have worked through difficult circumstances while serving land code communities;the need for greater public education on  reconciliation and the value of economic empowerment of First Nations.the importance of resisting colonial mindsets and lingering practices.

Links:Long Plain First Nation and Canada settle 100-year-old land sales dispute for $32 million (CBC News article mentioned in our conversation)First Nation Lands Management Resource CentreFramework Agreement on First Nations Land Management FAQsLand Decolonized podcast page on FNLMRC websiteSHOW IDEAS? Contact John Makson, executive producer: podcast@labrc.com or landdecolonized@labrc.com.  Contact Richard Perry, host: podcast@richardperry.ca

With the 2021 annual general meeting right around the corner, Lands Advisory Board Chair Robert Louie joins host Richard Perry for a thorough review of current challenges and opportunities around the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, including the Covid pandemic, fires and floods in western Canada, and the ongoing delays over a key legislative change needed in Ottawa.

Robert offers his personal take on:
what de-colonization means on the road to economic and political independence;his frustration over political delays on necessary legislative reform;his appreciation for regional Resource Centre staff who have worked through difficult circumstances while serving land code communities;the need for greater public education on  reconciliation and the value of economic empowerment of First Nations.the importance of resisting colonial mindsets and lingering practices.

Links:Long Plain First Nation and Canada settle 100-year-old land sales dispute for $32 million (CBC News article mentioned in our conversation)First Nation Lands Management Resource CentreFramework Agreement on First Nations Land Management FAQsLand Decolonized podcast page on FNLMRC websiteSHOW IDEAS? Contact John Makson, executive producer: podcast@labrc.com or landdecolonized@labrc.com.  Contact Richard Perry, host: podcast@richardperry.ca

30 min