Archive for January, 2010

This month has seen the release of Lisa Ford’s long anticipated monograph, entitled Settler Sovereignty: Jurisdiction and Indigenous People in America and Australia, 1788-1836. When settlers assert sovereignty, argues Ford, the extension of their criminal jurisdiction to encompass the natives they colonised is just as important – perhaps more important – than any act of […]


From H-Net: The University of North Dakota Institute for Borderland Studies Presents: The Great Plains, the Prairies, and the US/Canadian Border An international, interdisciplinary conference focused on the role played by the US-Canadian border in the American Great Plains and the Canadian Prairies. Call For Papers The US-Canadian border performs a paradoxical function: on the […]


From the NZ Herald: A Ngapuhi leader is warning that “outsiders” could derail the tribe’s progress to settlement while others accuse the organisation he leads of manipulating the settlement process. In Te Runanga a Iwi o Ngapuhi’s (Traion) annual report chairman Sonny Tau outlines the importance of moving from grievance to development. Delaying Treaty of […]


From H-Net: Volume 7, Issue 1 of the Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development will be published in September 2010 in preparation for the CANDO 17th Annual National Conference & AGM (Niagara Falls, Ontario). Papers should relate to one of the following areas: • Aboriginal Community Economic and Enterprise Development • Aboriginal Small Business and Entrepreneurship […]