Christopher Alcantara is associate professor of political science at the University of Western Ontario. Much of his research examines the conditions that facilitate intergovernmental cooperation between Indigenous communities and the various levels of government in Canada.

Articles by this author

Aboriginal title one year after Tsilhqot'in

When the Supreme Court rendered its Tsilhqot'in decision in June 2014, the federal government's terse response almost seemed delivered through gritted teeth, while many Canadians experienced a familiar sense of uncertainty and quiet apprehension. But …

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Learning from the Kelowna Accord

If you open a newspaper or listen to the radio, it is easy to get discouraged about the relationship between indigenous communities and the government of Canada. Aboriginal Canadians lag far behind the Canadian average …

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