The self-governance of custom systems may allow communities to drift away from the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
democracy in first nations sommunities
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In a letter to Richard Price in 1789, Thomas Jefferson wrote "whenever the people are well informed, they can be trusted with their own government; that whenever things get so far wrong as to attract their notice, they may be relied on to set them to rights." In other words, an informed electorate possesses the knowledge to hold their government accountable.