Author: Russell Diabo

Russ Diabo is a Kahnawake Mohawk, Policy Analyst. Editor & Publisher of the First Nations Strategic Bulletin.

  • Harper Launches Major First Nations Termination Plan

    As Negotiating Tables Legitimize Canada’s Colonialism On September 4th the Harper government clearly signaled its intention to: 1) Focus all its efforts to assimilate First Nations into the existing federal and provincial orders of government of Canada; 2) Terminate the constitutionally protected and internationally recognized Inherent, Aboriginal and Treaty rights of First Nations. Termination in this … Keep reading »

  • First Nations Under Surveillance

    Harper Government Prepares for First Nations “Unrest” Internal documents from Indian Affairs and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) show that shortly after forming government in January of 2006, Prime Minister Stephen Harper had the federal government tighten up on gathering and sharing intelligence on First Nations to anticipate and manage potential First Nation unrest across … Keep reading »