What is your power and authority to rule?

https://tonyseed.wordpress.com/2020/02/18/for-your-information-how-the-canadian-government-imposed-the-band-council-system-on-indigenous-nations/

In 1890, the people of Kahnawake protested, pointing out the Canadian government’s lack of jurisdiction and its hypocrisy in opposing “hereditary” chiefs: ”Every nation throughout the world retains their own customs, rites, and ceremonies, and according to the British Constitution [there are] Kings, Queens, and Lords and Peers as hereditaries. Brother! We cannot account…why we cannot adhere…to our customs, rights and ceremonies.”

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