Pamela Palmater

Pamela Palmater is Mi’kmaq from the Eel River Bar First Nation in northern New Brunswick. She has been a practising lawyer for sixteen years, working on treaties, land claims, self-government, economic development, policy development and intergovernmental relations, including at the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission as an investigator of human rights complaints. She is an associate professor and chair in Indigenous governance at Ryerson University.

  • Indigenous Nationhood

    Empowering Grassroots Citizens

    By Pamela Palmater  Foreword by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair     October 2015

    “Pamela Palmater is one of the strong voices of a new generation of Native activists and intellectuals. Her essays on Indigenous Nationhood are intelligent, thoughtful, and well informed. And they take no prisoners.” — Thomas King, author of An Inconvenient Indian and many others.

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