Indian band self-government in the 1960s: R5-359/1984E-PDF
a case study of Walpole Island /
"In 1965, the Walpole Island Band embarked upon an experiment that was then unique among Indian bands in Canada. They were to govern themselves for a trial period of one year through their elected Chief and Council without the close superintendance of an Indian agent representing the Indian Affairs Branch. This achievement was the result of a community effort extending over several years under the leadership of Chief Burton Jacobs."--Introduction to the Study, p. 2.
|Department/Agency||Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.|
|Title||Indian band self-government in the 1960s|
|Subtitle||a case study of Walpole Island /|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||Issued also in French under title: L'autonomie gouvernementale des bandes indiennes dans les années soixante : étude particulière de la bande Walpole Island. Digitized edition from print [produced by Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada].|
|Number of Pages||147, , 3 p. :|
|Departmental Catalogue Number||QS-3393-000-EE-A1|
|Subject Terms||Indians, Self government, Case studies|
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