With an Ear to the Ground: The CCF/NDP and Aboriginal Policy in Canada, 1926–1993

  title={With an Ear to the Ground: The CCF/NDP and Aboriginal Policy in Canada, 1926–1993},
  author={Frank James Tester and Frank James Paule McNicoll and Frank James Paule Jessie Forsyth},
  journal={Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'{\'e}tudes canadiennes},
  pages={52 - 74}
Abstract:The paper examines the historical role of the CCF/NDP in the making of federal Aboriginal policy in Canada. It commences with an examination of the importance of the CCF/NDP role in influencing federal policy. This is followed by a critical examination of the prevailing attitudes and values held by the party’s founders – including its first leader – J.S. Woodsworth. It examines significant changes subsequently made to the Indian Act, culminating with the legislation of 1951, the party… 

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