Indigenous Relations

I. The Maverick Party supports meeting with Indigenous peoples that have conveyed progressive agendas and the need for change regarding the Indian Act. We look forward to developing an open dialogue with all Chiefs (Hereditary, Traditional and Elected), Leaders and their councils, regarding a New Deal for the indigenous people of western Canada.

II. The Maverick Party supports the speedy resolution of Treaty Land Entitlements and Specific Land Entitlement claims.

III. The Maverick Party does not support the United Nations UNDRIP (United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People) resolution.

IV. The Maverick Party supports the accountable and timely resolution of the clean drinking water and safe housing challenges on reserves.

V. The Maverick Party will advocate that all remuneration and benefits conveyed to indigenous leadership be subject to the same transparency and public scrutiny as all non-indigenous representatives at the municipal, provincial, or federal levels of government.