Gehl v Canada : challenging sex discrimination in the Indian Act /

For 34 years, Lynn Gehl fought against the sex discrimination built into Canada's Indian Act. This is the story of her challenges and eventual success. A follow-up to her successful Claiming Anishinaabe, Lynn Gehl's latest book, Gehl v Canada, is the documentation of her 34-year fight to c...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gehl, Lynn, 1962- (Author)
Other Authors: Eberts, Mary A., 1947- (Author of introduction, etc.)
Format: Book
Published: Regina, Saskatchewan : University of Regina Press, [2021].
Table of Contents:
  • Part One: On Identity Matters
  • Fighting for Recognition
  • Personal Implications of the Discrimination in the Indian Act
  • Long Live the "Algonquin Frauds"
  • "Love to Me Is the Kids"
  • Disenfranchised Spirit: A Theory and a Model
  • Part Two: Some Community Writing
  • Women Protest Bill C-31 Threat to Erase Indians
  • Great Gathering against Bill C-3
  • Indian Act Still Discriminating
  • Indian Act's Legislative Silence
  • Canada's Court System: A Hostile Place for Indigenous Peoples
  • Part Three: On Cultural Genocide
  • Canada's Unstated Paternity Policy Amounts to Genocide against Indigenous Children
  • Canada is Carrying Out Cultural Genocide with a Smile
  • Part Four: Some Academic Works
  • "Queen and I": Discrimination against Women in the Indian Act Continues
  • Unknown and Unstated Paternity and the Indian Act: Enough is Enough!
  • Protecting Indian Rights or Indian Babies: Canada's Unstated Paternity and the Indian Act: Enough is Enough!
  • Protecting Indian Rights for Indian Babies: Canada's "Unstated Paternity" Policy
  • Ontario's History of Tampering and Re-Tampering with Birth Registration Documents
  • Part Five: Talk, a Testimonial, and a Submission
  • Law Society of Upper Canada Talk
  • House of Commons Committee Testimony
  • Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Submission
  • Part Six: Bill 2-3
  • Understanding "6(1) a All the Way!"
  • Carolyn Bennet's "Two Million" New Indians
  • Valuing Discourse: Senators Discuss Indian and Northern Affairs Canada's "Unstated Paternity" Policy
  • Part Seven: Dishonouring Wenonah's Jurisdiction
  • My Last Chapter: I Am Only a Woman
  • Part Eight: Some Final Thoughts
  • Defeating the Windigo
  • I Danced and I Danced; My Heart Was Full
  • Afterword: Morals before Knowledge.