Indigenous Rights Opponents Switching Sides

In September 2007, Canada joined Australia, New Zealand and the United States in voting against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a 22-year project that successive Canadian governments had helped spearhead.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 07/01/2009 12:00 am EDT

In September 2007, Canada joined Australia, New Zealand and the United States in voting against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a 22-year project that successive Canadian governments had helped spearhead.

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