Indigenous Peoples and the Law
The Covenant Chain and Aboriginal-Crown Relations
This book holds up the Covenant Chain, the historical treaty relationship between the British Crown and indigenous people in North America, as a model for building an ethic of mutual respect to guide modern treaty disputes and land claims.
Decolonization and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada
Drawing on history, international law, and recent decision-making in the Supreme Court, this book seeks the truth behind allegations that Canadian law continues to colonize Indigenous peoples.
Rethinking Indigenous Identity
Despite what the criteria of the Indian Act states regarding Aboriginal status, Palmater argues that blood should not determine belonging.
Struggles over Autonomy
Focusing on sites of friction in property regimes, this book reveals that a politics of place can help local actors build bases of autonomy to withstand, and even reshape, the forces of globalization.
Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada
Unsettling the Settler Within is a powerful call to action that lays bare the myth of the peacemaking settler and points the way toward a meaningful reconciliation between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians grappling with the legacy of the Indian residential school system.
Political Community and the Meaning of Consent
This book examines how consent might be understood as the foundation of legal and political community, especially in relations between indigenous and nonindigenous peoples.
New Relationships with Aboriginal Peoples
What does the duty to consult actually mean, and when it is required? The policies and decisions made regarding this duty are concisely outlined, along with important questions that remain.
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