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Second-Generation Cut-off Consultation with Canada

(Information gathered from Indigenous Services Canada)


Click to find an information kit for rights-holders "Since 1985, the second-generation cut-off has continued to have deep impacts on First Nation individuals, communities and families.

The second-generation cut-off prevents many First Nations people with status under the Indian Act from passing entitlement on to their children and grandchildren simply because of the person with whom they chose to parent.

The issue of double majority voting thresholds will also be examined. This is to ensure that any proposed solution to the second-generation cut-off does not become an obstacle to First Nations seeking control over their membership lists due to an increased registered population that a legislative remedy would impose." Click the link below to learn more about the second-generation cut-off and it's affects on the descendants of Michel Band #472 and Indigenous Peoples. Links:

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