blackbird Posted February 27 Report Share Posted February 27 " Collective vision for the BC First Nations Justice Strategy Research and community engagement with BC First Nations and justice system partners culminated in this 2019 vision for the Justice Strategy: Transforming the relationship of First Nations with the criminal justice system through Nation to Nation partnerships, with a goal of advancing First Nations’ self-determination and self-governance through the application of First Nation laws, traditions, and jurisdictions, making changes to the existing system and its administration, and building capacity for Nations to increase holistic wellness, safety and security for their communities. – BC First Nations Justice Summit participants, 2019" It appears abundantly clear FN leadership want to create a separate legal system for FN. So how would this work and who would pay for it? What about the fact many FN people live in non-native society such as towns and cities across Canada. What justice system would they be dealt with in? How could people who committed crimes within non-native society and harmed non-natives be tried and punished in a all-native justice system? Since they say their objective is self-determination and self-governance, would it make more sense to find a piece of land and give it to the natives who want total independence and place them there. It would essentially be a separate country and there would have to be borders with security and passports for everyone to cross. All natives could be given the option of choosing which country they wish to be a citizen of and given citizenship of the one they choose. I don't see any reasonable solution to the direction we are heading in now if they hold the idea that they must have self-determination and self-government within Canada. I cannot see how that can work within Canada. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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