Analysis of Federal Party Platforms

In Episode 39, I provide a detailed overview, analysis and commentary of the federal party leaders’ election platforms and what they offer – or don’t offer – Indigenous peoples. It includes the platforms for Liberals, Greens, NDP and Conservatives.

This podcast was based in part on an article I wrote for Canadian Dimension Magazine that was also released today:

I also wrote about the issue of First Nations voting and not voting in Canadian elections in my book: Indigenous Nationhood: Empowering Grassroots Citizens:

Here is a link to a new textbook on “radical politics” where I have a chapter on Indigenous resistance politics which stands in contrast to participation in Canadian politics:

In my book, Beyond Blood: Rethinking Indigenous Identity and Belonging, I share my analysis on the Indian Act, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, and the Constitution Act, 1982:

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Note: The information contained in this podcast is not legal, financial or medical advice, nor should it be relied on as such.

If you would like more information about these issues, you can check out my website at:

Here are links to some other articles I wrote in relation to Election 2019:

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(Photo credit: Ben Powless taken at AFN Election 2012)