The IHRAAM Human Rights Research Unit aims to produce and promote
scholarly and indigenous research on the history and issues of minorities, peoples,
indigenous peoples and unrepresented nations related to self-determination.
It provides a centralized location for information, research and contacts to
strengthen and advance self-determination advocacy. It undertakes and
houses research in the following primary areas:
(1) legal frameworks for achieving self-determination
(2) the continuing high rate of First Nations and Indigenous child seizure
and placement in Canada's foster care system
(2) the establishment of provincial regulatory frameworks for distributing
medical marijuana in Canada that includes the meaningful participation of
First Nations and Indigenous Canadians.
(3) indigenous historical and contemporary efforts to achieve
An international NGO in consultative status with the United Nations
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