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Conflicts soon arose over the language of the agreement and implementing legislation, pitting the government against the EZLN and the legislative commission that had participated in the negotiation of the accords, the Commission on Pacification and Agreement (COCOPA). These conflicts have continued throughout the rest of the 19905. As has been noted, the mid-iggos were marked by the further political activation of indigenous peoples, especially in the southwestern region of the country. Indigenous nongovernmental organizations (NGOS) were virtually nonexistent before the 19705 and 19805 but have grown dramatically since then.
That is, resource-rich provinces, in particular, may have an interest in exploitating natural resources in ways that would be at odds with Aboriginal preferences about the use of the land or that would even be directly contrary to Aboriginal land claims. The Aboriginal Action Plan of January 1998 promised a new fiscal relationship between Ottawa and Aboriginal governments, with an integrated approach to both the distributions from Ottawa and the own-source revenues of those governments. The plan envisioned common accounting, data exchange, and standards of accountability.
As reaction to the white paper of 1969 dramatized, the issue for Aboriginal peoples is not common treatment of all Canadians, whether Aboriginal or not, but rather constitutional space for Aboriginals to treat themselves according to their own preferences - self-government that is. " But the issue now is more about implementation of selfgovernment than about the right to do so. 32 Self-government, to be fully realized, would have to deal with problems of people, place, resources, and authority.