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When 'sovereignty' is more than a word

APTN National News
The word sovereignty is making the rounds a lot among Aboriginal groups these days.

With its promise of a summer of sovereignty, that’s especially true of the Idle No More movement and some of the more radical chiefs.

But Perspectives is taking a look at someone who says it is more than a word. Used properly, it can be used to bring Aboriginal people out from under legislation like the Indian Act, into the realm of international law.

With our latest perspectives segment on Aboriginal people in Canadian democracy, here’s APTN National News reporter Ntawnis Piapot.

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