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Canada: Indigenous women and men get the federal vote

01/01/1950

Only in 1950 did the Indigenous men and women in Canada get the right to vote in federal elections. They were still barred from voting in some provinces.

First Nations attend the National Aboriginal Day in Old Port Montreal, Canada. Photograph by Dennis...

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Voting Rights: Indigenous Suffrage in Manitoba and Beyond. Canadian Women's Foundation.

Indigenous Suffrage. The Canadian Encyclopedia.

Indigenous Women's Issues in Canada. The Canadian Encyclopedia.

Women's Suffrage in Canada. Education Guide (PDF).
The word Indigenous - explained l CBC Kids News

Contemporary news

Decades of missing Indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide' – leaked report. The Guardian.

Canada's missing and murdered Indigenous women | AJ+
Justin Trudeau on Indigenous Issues in Canada: The VICE News Interview

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Published in 21/08/2019

Updated in 19/02/2021