The Flanagan-Cairns Debate on Aboriginal Policy


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The Flanagan-Cairns Debate on Aboriginal Policy
A Liberal Integrationist Argument
The debate over contemporary Canadian Aboriginal policy has been one of the more contentious aspects of constitutional debate in Canada in recent decades, exceeded only by the long-running debate over the status of Quebec and the Quebecois. This essay will explore the contemporary debate on Aboriginal policy – as situated between the opposing policy perspectives of Thomas Flanagan and Alan Cairns – with a particular focus upon the implications of these perspectives for Canadian society and collective identity. The thesis will be argued that Aboriginal policy cannot be considered in isolation from other questions of ethnic and national identity in...
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