Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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Navigating Neoliberalism

Self-Determination and the Mikisew Cree First Nation

UBC Press

This remarkable book argues that neoliberalism, which drives government policy concerning First Nations in Canada, can also drive self-determination -- including the Mikisew First Nation, which successfully exploited opportunities for greater autonomy and well-being that the current political and economic climate has presented.

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Let Right Be Done

Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights

UBC Press
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Global Biopiracy

Patents, Plants, and Indigenous Knowledge

UBC Press

Global Biopiracy rethinks the role of international law and legal concepts, the Western-based, Eurocentric patent systems of the world, and international agricultural research institutions as they affect legal ownership and control of plants and TKUP.

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A Breach of Duty

Fiduciary Obligations and Aboriginal Peoples

UBC Press, Purich Publishing

The government, Guerin, and the golf course: the inside story of the Musqueam people’s 26-year struggle to right the injustice done to them by the federal government in leasing their land as a golf course.

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Between Justice and Certainty

Treaty Making in British Columbia

UBC Press

Examines the interplay between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal visions of justice and certainty to determine whether there is a space between the two concepts in which modern treaties can be made.

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Advancing Aboriginal Claims


Edited by Kerry Wilkins
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Policy, philosophy, strategy, and legal arguments are combined to build innovative strategies to advance Aboriginal claims.

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