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...
Regina, Saskatchewan :
University of Regina Press,
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.