The Governance of the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations: A Strategy for getting out from under the Indian Act.
The British Columbia Assembly of Firts Nations is a political organization representative of the First Nations that currently inhabit British Columbia. Through a qualitative methodology, based on content analysis, the assembly's website was examined in order to understand how governance is conceived as a central strategy. It is concluded that it consists of a collective and horizontal exercise of establishing rules and agreements - consistent with indigenous legal and cultural traditions - and is used as the privileged mechanism for achieving self-determination, building or rebuilding self-governments and transcending the Indian Act.
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