National Lnu Association (NLA) is a Mi'kmaq sovereignty organization that
will seek liberation from political, social and economic oppression for
the Mi'kmaq people.
purpose is to empower the Mi'kmaq People to pursue the right to self determination
and the inherent right to self government. The NLA will seek to emplace
a responsible, efficient, legitimate government of the Mi'kmaq People,
by the Mi'kmaq People, for the Mi'kmaq People on sovereign Native soil.
that the Canadian government has historically conducted relations with
the Mi'kmaq Nation in an adversarial manner over ownership and control
of Mi'kmaq land and resources. In doing so the Canadian government has
systematically denied Mi'kmaq claims to sovereignty and nationhood, has
conducted the theft of Mi'kmaq land, and imposed a foreign, illegitimate
political system over Mi'kmaq peoples for the sake of expediting and legitimizing
the theft of Mi'kmaq land and social control over the Mi'kmaq People;
government's historic disregard for the "nation to nation" status of the
treaties and it's obligation to the signed treaties and it's attempts to
subordinate the treaty rights to Canadian judiciary control;
government's consistent perpetuation of the suppression and marginalizing
the Mi'kmaq treaty rights;
government's attempts to suppress and eradicate the Mi'kmaq People's pursuit
of self determination. This right is guaranteed to them in the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights, of which a Canadian created and Canadian government
is a signatory nation;
Act is an outdated colonial tool of social control over the Mi'kmaq People;
of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND) administers the Canadian
federal Indian Act which uses policies of political, social and economic
oppression against the Mi'kmaq People;
Act Chief and Council system is foreign, imposed, illegitimate and illegal
governing system. It is also extension of the Canadian government's policies
of assimilation, oppression, and theft of land. The Indian Act Chief and
Council system is a puppet regime of the Canadian government. The Chief
and Council that knowingly and willingly act in this capacity are the enemies
of the Aboriginal People;
NLA will seek to reconstruct the Mi'kmaq Nation as a means to protect and
promote Mi'kmaq interest. The NLA will pursue 4 main objectives to reach
it's final goal of Mi'kmaq liberation.
implement political and economic measures that are aimed at reducing corruption
and conducted by the Indian Act Chief and Council on Mi'kmaq reserves.
pursue the right of self determination and inherent right to self government
with the intent of creating a constitution that acts as the foundation
for a responsible, efficient, legitimate government for the Mi'kmaq Nation.
replace the Indian Act, DIAND, and the Indian Act Chief and Council system
with the constitution of the Mi'kmaq Nation.
pursue sovereignty for the Mi'kmaq Nation.