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Law and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

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Published by Captus Pr .
Written in English


  • Politics/International Relations

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Number of Pages392
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Open LibraryOL8570232M
ISBN 101553220072
ISBN 109781553220077

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  To answer this question, and as part of the process of reconciliation, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission urged a better understanding of Aboriginal law for all Canadians. . Revised edition of: Law and aboriginal peoples of Canada / edited by David W. Elliott. c Description: xiv, pages ; 28 cm. Contents: Introduction --Who is an aboriginal person? Additional Physical Format: Online version: Elliott, David W. (David William), Law and aboriginal peoples in Canada. North York, Ont.: Captus Press, ©   Aboriginal Peoples and the Law responds to that call, introducing readers with or without a legal background to modern Aboriginal law and outlining significant cases and decisions in straightforward, non-technical language. Jim Reynolds provides the historical context needed to understand relations between Indigenous peoples and settlers and explains key topics such as sovereignty, fiduciary duties, the honour of the Crown, Aboriginal Reviews: 1.

Fragile Settlements: Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada Law and Society: Authors: Amanda Nettelbeck, Russell Smandych, Louis A. Knafla, Robert.   This book will find an audience among students taking both introductory and specialist courses in Aboriginal law, Indigenous studies, or the social sciences; lawyers with an interest in Aboriginal law; and journalists, government officials, business people, and other members of the public who want a better understanding of where the law stands today and where it should go in the future.   Law and aboriginal peoples in Canada () by Elliot, David Legal Aspects of Aboriginal Business Development () by [ed.] Joseph Magnet & Dwight Dorey Annotated Indian Act And Aboriginal Constitutional Provisions () by Imai, Shin Aboriginal Law Since Delgamuukw () by [edited by] Maria Morellato et alAuthor: Anna Szot-Sacawa. The book Fragile Settlements: Aboriginal Peoples, Law, and Resistance in South-West Australia and Prairie Canada, Amanda Nettelbeck, Russell Smandych, Louis A. Knafla, and Robert Foster is published by University of British Columbia Press.

  Book Description. This work is the first to assess the legality and impact of colonisation from the viewpoint of Aboriginal law, rather than from that of the dominant Western legal tradition. It begins by outlining the Aboriginal legal system as it is embedded in Aboriginal people’s complex relationship with their ancestral lands. Constitutional Law. There are two principal provisions in the Constitution of Canada that affect almost every aspect of Aboriginal law. Section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, confers exclusive jurisdiction to the federal Parliament over “Indians and Lands Reserved for Indians”. This legislative jurisdiction includes all Indigenous peoples in Canada, be they First Nation, Inuit or. The Aboriginal Perspective on Human Rights in Alberta. Edmonton: Aboriginal Commission on Human Rights & Justice, Bibliographies. Weaver, Sally. “First Nations Women and Government Policy, Discrimination and Conflict.” In Changing Patterns: Women in Canada, edited by Sandra Burt, Lorraine Code and Lindsay Dorney, Aboriginal Peoples and the Law: Indian, Metis and Inuit Rights in Canada. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, (). Pp (4),v-xlv,(10, 8vo, grey library cloth, white lettering to spine. Carleton Library Series No. Contents: Chapter 1. Aboriginal peoples and the law (by Bradford W. Morse): 1. The aboriginal peoples in Canada.