Indigenous Studies

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Moving Toward Justice

Legal Traditions and Aboriginal Justice

Foreword by Tony Penikett; Edited by John Whyte
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Exploring constitutional and administrative policy changes that underscore the urgent need for Aboriginal justice reform.

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For Future Generations

Reconciling Gitxsan and Canadian Law

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Dawn Mills passionately shows how reconciliation can be achieved between Canada’s First Nations and the various levels of government.

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First Nations Cultural Heritage and Law

Case Studies, Voices, and Perspectives

UBC Press
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Indigenous Diplomacy and the Rights of Peoples

Achieving UN Recognition

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

With a focus on international law, Henderson analyzes what the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples means for Indigenous peoples around the world and for Canada.

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The Grand Experiment

Law and Legal Culture in British Settler Societies

UBC Press
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Making Wawa

The Genesis of Chinook Jargon

UBC Press

A two-edged sword of reconciliation and betrayal, Chinook Jargon (aka Wawa) arose at the interface of “Indian” and “White” societies in the Pacific Northwest. Wawa’s sources lie first in the language of the Chinookans who lived along the lower Columbia River ...

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Braiding Histories

Learning from Aboriginal Peoples’ Experiences and Perspectives

UBC Press
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Makúk

A New History of Aboriginal-White Relations

UBC Press

This award-winning work explores Aboriginal people’s displacement from the new economy from the arrival of the first Europeans to the 1970s.

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Lament for a First Nation

The Williams Treaties of Southern Ontario

UBC Press

An important analysis of how the 1994 Howard decision on the Williams Treaties was based on erroneous cultural assumptions that favoured public over special rights.

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Landing Native Fisheries

Indian Reserves and Fishing Rights in British Columbia, 1849-1925

UBC Press
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