Wealth of First Nations (2019)


The Wealth of First Nations provides empirical evidence, based on the achievements of First Nations themselves, about the factors associated with high scores on the Community Well-Being (CWB) Index, which aggregates measures of income, employment, housing, and education for all Canadian communities, including Indian reserves. The overall conclusion is that "making" participation in the Canadian economy-is more effective than "taking"-using political and judicial power to obtain larger transfers from government.