Summary Of Augie Fleras Unequal Relations

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Throughout chapter seven in Augie Fleras’ textbook Unequal Relations: A Critical Introduction to Race, Ethnic, and Aboriginal Dynamics in Canada, the importance of reconciliation between Canadian settlers and Canadian First Nations is acknowledged. Fleras also sheds light on how and why Canada’s First peoples are commonly last in terms of socioeconomic statistics. Also in detail are the conditions in which Aboriginal people on reserve are often forced to live under; conditions which include contaminated water, small living spaces, fewer opportunities for education, and poor healthcare. Though these are topics of discussion throughout chapter seven, Fleras also is sure to indicate that “however badly treated and maligned, Aboriginal peoples
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