Canadian Native Law Reporter, vol. 1, 1992, pp. 40-69
Examines a poorly reasoned decision by the Supreme Court of Canada, the Bear Island case in which there is a lack of analysis and failure to apply established principles of Aboriginal title, and departs from existing case law.
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
File contains a presentation by Arnold Paul of the Temagami First Nation. Paul discusses his home community of Bear Island, education, and economic development; specifically M'Kwa Minissi Anishnabaquec which operates a craft shop and training program for local women. Paul recommends to the Commission that the government negotiate self-governance arrangements on a case by case basis to suit the needs of individual communities.