Rights

The 2011 Swedish Supreme Court Ruling: A Turning Point for Saami Rights

Alternate Title
The 2011 Swedish Supreme Court Ruling: A Turning Point for Sami Rights
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anett Sasvari
Hugh Beach
Nomadic Peoples , vol. 15, no. 2, Winter, 2011, pp. 130-135
Description
Discusses court case between landowners and Sami reindeer herders regarding land entitlements whereby the supreme court upheld the Sami customary right to graze reindeer on private lands.
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2019 Survey of Canadians: Toward Reconciliation: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Perspectives: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Environics Institute for Survey Research
Description
National public opinion survey conducted online (in the provinces) and by telephone (in the Territories) with a representative sample of 5,732 Canadians (ages 18 and over), including 645 persons who identified themselves as Indigenous, between December 14, 2018 and January 16, 2019. Related material: Executive Summary.
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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presentor: Donald Worme

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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presenter: Donald Worme
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Donald Worme
Description
First Nation lawyer discusses social justice advocacy for Indigenous peoples, how lawyers can best advocate those who are discriminated against in the civil and criminal justice system and the tools that are available to address judicial inequities. Duration: 52:43.
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Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Violence Against Women

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Borrows
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 50, no. 3, Rights Constitutionalism and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Spring, 2013, pp. 699-736
Description
Argues violence against women should be the responsibility of all levels of government, especially under section 35(1) of the Constitution Act, 1982.
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Aboriginal Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ovide Mercredi
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 3, no. 3, Special Issue - Aboriginal Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century, August 2015, pp. 29-[32]
Description
"Remarks from the 2015 Gwich'in Tribal Council Post-Secondary Academic Conference Series, March 23-27, 2015, Memorial University, St. John's Newfoundland."
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Aboriginal Health: A Constitutional Rights Analysis

Alternate Title
Discussion Paper Series in Aboriginal Health. Legal Issues ; no. 1
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Yvonne Boyer
Description
Looks at constitutional status to support the treaty right to medical services, fiduciary duty to provide medicines and health care, and Aboriginal right to health.
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Aboriginal Identity and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paul Chartrand
Canadian Issues, The Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Canadian Society: 1982-2007, Fall, 2007, pp. 109-112
Description
Discusses Section 31 of the Manitoba Act of 1870 and Section 15 and 35 of the Constitution Act of 1982. To access article scroll to p. 109.
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The Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission of Manitoba, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul Chartrand
Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 5, no. 13, November / December 2001, p. 76
Description
Establishment of a Manitoba commission, to review the report and recommendations of the Aboriginal Justice Inquiry, in order to determine what the province was responisble for implimenting in the recommendations. The report contained over 400 recommendations.
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Aboriginal Law 101

Alternate Title
Saturday Morning at the Law School
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
David Laidlaw
Description
Power point provides overview of history, facts about current situation, Constitutional rights, the Crown's duty to consult and accommodate, and Canada's international obligations.
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Aboriginal Peoples and the Criminal Justice System

Alternate Title
Criminal Law Reference Materials, Chapter 14
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Krista Yao
Patrick Nadjiwan
Description
Discusses on-reserve and off-reserve jurisdiction, as well as advising the Aboriginal accused of their rights and other procedural matters.
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The Aboriginal Right to Cultural Property

Alternate Title
Part I: Cultural Protection: The Story of a Saanich Bowl
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patrick Walker
Clarine Ostrove
University of British Columbia Law Review, Special Issue: Material Culture in Flux: Law and Policy of Repatriation of Cultural Property, 1995, pp. [13]-28
Description
Article outlines one possible legal response to the imminent export of a scared object under the Cultural Property Export and Import Act.
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Aboriginal Rights and Canadian Sovereignty: An Essay on R. v. Sparrow

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Asch
Patrick Macklem
Alberta Law Review, vol. 29, no. 2, 1991, pp. 498-517
Description
Assessment of the Sparrow case in light of the two competing theories of Aboriginal rights; contingent rights requiring state action for their existence and inherent rights rooted in Aboriginality.
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[Aboriginal Rights and Self-Government]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Sarah Pocklington
Native Studies Review, vol. 14, no. 1, 2001, pp. 127-130
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Rights and Self-Government edited by Curtis Cook and Juan D. Lindau.
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Aboriginal Rights and State Obligations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patrick MacKlem
Alberta Law Review, vol. 36, no. 1, Symposium on Aboriginal Legal Issues, December 1997, pp. 97-116
Description
Examines Canada's constitutional obligations towards Aboriginal people.
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Aboriginal Rights as Natural Rights

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daniel J. Gormley
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 4, no. 1, 1984, pp. 29-49
Description
Argues that Aboriginal rights are human rights and examines the extent that Canadian law has recognized these rights.
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Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Labour Congress Anti-Racism and Human Rights Department
Description
Topics covered include history, treaties, land claims, Indian Act, self-government, demographic/socio-economic profile, rights, and labour issues.
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Aboriginal Rights to Cultural Property in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Catherine E. Bell
Robert K. Paterson

International Journal of Cultural Property, vol. 8, no. 1, January 1999, pp. 167-211
Description
Explores rights regarding movable cultural property.
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Aboriginal Self Determination: Individual Self and Collective Selves

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Val Napoleon
Atlantis, vol. 29, no. 2, [Indigenous Women: The State of Our Nations], 2005, pp. 1-21
Description
Discusses incorporating individual experiences and circumstances into discussions of collective self-determination and what strategies are needed to move forward.
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