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200 Years of Terra Nullius

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Henry Reynolds
Aboriginal Law Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 53, December 1991, p. 11
Description
Discussion of the "empty land lie", arguing that the fundamental issue was dispossession and that all other issues stemmed from it in some way.
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2011 Métis Law in Canada

Alternate Title
Métis Law in Canada 2011
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jean Teillet
Description
Provides overview of Métis history, reviews significant agreements and legislation, indexes case law summaries and discusses new developments.
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Aboriginal Entrepreneurship on Reserves: Some Empirical Data from Northern Ontario and Considerations Following the Supreme Court of Canada Decision on the Delgamuukw v. British Columbia Appeal

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jean-Charles Cachon
Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, vol. 15, no. 3, 2000, pp. 2-14
Description
Based on sample of 22 on-reserve businesses regarding structure, capital, information channels and problems.
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Aboriginal Forestry: Community Management as Opportunity and Imperative

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Deborah Curran
Michael M'Gonigle
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 37, no. 4, 1999, pp. 712-774
Description
Looks at the legal and regulatory basis of forest management, and assess how new tenure systems might be developed that would uphold traditional values while providing economic and employment opportunities.
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Aboriginal Land Rights History: Western Australia

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Claudio Pierluigi
Aboriginal Law Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 52, October 1991, p. 56
Description
Examines the three forms of land tenure in Western Australia, 99 year leases, small plots of land on pastoral leases, and 50 or 25 year special purpose leases, with no provision for Aboriginal or Native title.
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Aboriginal Leaders Meet to Amend the Canadian Constitution

Alternate Title
The National ; March 16/1983
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Whit Fraser
David Ahenakew
Louis Bruyere
Clem Chartier
Bill Davis ... [et al.]
Description
Outlines a fight for more negotiation meetings, protected land claims, and equality for Aboriginal women. Includes synopsis and "Did You Know?" section. Duration: 5:36.
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Aboriginal People Trade Land Claim for Dialysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bebe Loff
Stephen Cordner
Lancet, vol. 352, no. 9138, January 17, 1998, p. 194
Description
Outlines the denial of a deal in which a land claim by the Jawoyn Aboriginal community was traded for an alcohol-rehabilitation centre and two renal-dialysis machines.
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Aboriginal Peoples and Hegemony in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peter Kulchyski
Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 30, no. 1, Spring, 1995, pp. 60-68
Description
Explores three themes: hegemony, resistance, and identity.
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Aboriginal Rights: The Dispossession of the Métis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul L. A. H. Chartrand
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 29, Fall, 1991, pp. 457-482
Description
Examines Section 31 of the Manitoba Act, 1870 and the provisions for a land settlement scheme for the benefit of Métis people and the extinguishment of Aboriginal, or as it was then, Indian title.
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Aboriginal Rights to Fish in British Columbia

Alternate Title
Research Paper (Scow Institute)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Douglas C. Harris
Description
Research paper discusses the long refusal to admit the reality of Aboriginal rights, title, management and allocation of the fisheries.
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Aboriginal Title

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Lisa Fainstein
Description
Discusses the tests used by the Supreme Court of Canada to determine whether Aboriginal title exists. Uses the Delgamuukw v. British Columbia case as example of the principle of first occupancy. Duration: 7:17.
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Aboriginal Title and Aboriginal Rights: What's the Connection?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kent McNeil
Alberta Law Review, vol. 36, no. 1, Symposium on Aboriginal Legal Issues, December 1997, pp. 117-148
Description
Focuses on Aboriginal rights and title to land in light of recent decisions by the Supreme Court of Canada.
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Aboriginal Title and Rights: Foundational Principles and Recent Developments

Alternate Title
Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2008
Constitutional and Human Rights Conference ; 2009
The McLachlin Court's First Decade: Reflections on the Past and Projections for the Future
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Maria Morellato
Mandell Pinder
Description
Chapter from: Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2008 edited by Todd L. Archibald, Randall Scott Echlin. Looks at Aboriginal title, rights and legal obligations.
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Aboriginal Title and Section 88 of the Indian Act

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kent McNeil
University of British Columbia Law Review, vol. 34, 2000, pp. 159-194
Description
Argues that British Columbia had been violating Aboriginal title in an illegal and unconstitutional fashion ever since it joined Canada in 1871.
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Aboriginal Title and the Provinces After Tsilhqot'in Nation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kent McNeil
The Supreme Court Law Review, vol. 71, no. 1, 2015, pp. [67]-89
Description
Looks at changes to inherent limit and extension resulting from the Tsilhqot'in Nation v. British Columbia case. Focuses on changes to provincial jurisdiction over Aboriginal titled lands and land use.
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Aboriginal Title as a Constitutionally Protected Property Right

Alternate Title
Beyond the Nass Valley: National Implications of the Supreme Court's Delgamuukw Decision
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Kent McNeil
Description
Chapter in book: Beyond the Nass Valley: National Implications of the Supreme Court's Delgamuukw Decision edited by Owen Lippert. Focuses on definition of Aboriginal title according to the courts, as both a property and constitutional right.
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[Aboriginal Treaty Rights: One Paddle at a Time]

Alternate Title
As It Happens ; March 27, 1990
[Matthew Coon Come Paddles to New York]
[One Paddle at a Time]
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Matthew Coon Come
Description
Speech given to protest the second phase of the James Bay hydroelectric project, also known as the Great Whale. . Duration 4:05.
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Aborigines and Land Rights in Tasmania – the Deep South

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Denise Gardner
Aboriginal Law Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 52, October 1991, p. 53
Description
Rejection of the Tasmanian Government's Land Rights Bill in the Upper House and the weak efforts at redress the issue of land rights.
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Adding Insult to Injury: Her Majesty's Loyal Anthropologist

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dara Culhane
BC Studies, no. 95, Anthropology and History of the Courts, Autumn, 1992, pp. 66-92
Description
Discusses evidence presented by the plaintiffs and the crown concerning culture in the case Delgamuukw v. B.C.
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Adhesion to Canadian Indian Treaties and the Lubicon Lake Dispute

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Thomas Flanagan
Canadian Journal of Law and Society, vol. 7, 1992, pp. 185-206
Description
Discusses the dispute as to whether Lubicons are included in Treaty Eight or live on unceded land and are therefore entitled to an external adhesion. A commentary on this article appears in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 7, 1992, pp. 207-212.
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