Treaty Rights

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1986 Black Hills Hearing on S. 1453

Alternate Title
1986 Black Hills Hearing on S. 1453: Introduction
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
The Office of Sen. Daniel Inouye
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring, 1988, pp. 10-13
Description
Describes a hearing on the history of the reservation and the treaty related to natural resources, land, and preservation of the Sioux people.
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Aboriginal Treaties

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jim R. Miller
Description
Outlines the history of treaty making in Canada between Aboriginal peoples and the Crown.
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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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Another Treaty for B.C. as Sliammon Votes 'Yes'

Alternate Title
Another Treaty for British Columbia as Sliammon Votes 'Yes'
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Shauna Lewis
Windspeaker, vol. 30, no. 5, August 2012, p. 3
Description
Comments on a treaty agreement with federal and provincial governments despite opposition from some community members.
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B.C. Bishops Call for Referendum Protest

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Solange De Santis
Anglican Journal, vol. 128, no. 5, May 2002, p. 1, 3
Description
Referendum concerning Treaty rights and land claims considered a political manoeuvre.
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The Black Hills Case: On the Cusp of History

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frank Pommersheim
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 4, no. 1, Spring, 1988, pp. 18-23
Description
Illustrates the history of the Sioux Nation and United States government's legal relationship, the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, and the protection of the Black Hills for Sioux people.
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Building Harmony

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Cynthia Block
Description
Looks at the three main objectives of the Office of the Treaty Commissioner: recognize the past, resolve outstanding treaty issues and revive the treaty relationship through education. Duration: 11:59.
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Canada's Treaties with Aboriginal Peoples

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
D. N. Sprague
Manitoba Law Journal, vol. 23, 1995, pp. 341-351
Description
Argues that Treaty-making has conformed to a uni-dimensional pattern of avoidance and inaction, but suggests recent Supreme Court of Canada cases will increase pressure on the Crown to live up to its promises.
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Challenging Free Entry Staking: The Duty to Consult

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kirk Cameron
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 1, no. 3, Can Modern Treaties Be Saved?, Spring, 2013, pp. [45-47]
Description
Discusses the Yukon Land Claims Agreements and findings of the Yukon Court of Appeal.
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Chippewa Tri-Council Inquiry: Chippewas of Beausoleil First Nation, Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, Chippewas of Rama First Nation: Collins Treaty Claim

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background to claim presented to the Indian Claims Commission (ICC) regarding the validity of Collins Treaty. ICC assisted the two parties in reaching an agreement in principle. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Claims Status Maps by Province

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Comprehensive Claims Branch
Specific Claims Branch
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
p. 16
Description
Presents various maps of Canadian provinces with the status of claims.
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Courts Should Not Rule Over Land Claims

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, April 14, 2008, p. A3
Description
Describes why land claim cases should not be in the court system and in particular the experience of the Paspaschase Band.
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The Crown's Duty to Consult and the Role of the Energy Regulator

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Keith B. Bergner
Energy Regulation Quarterly, vol. 2, Winter, 2014
Description
Provides an overview of historic treaties, modern treaties and non-treaty areas and how duty to consult applies to each group. Focuses on defining the role of the Energy Regulator in reference to the Crown's duty to consult.
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Debunking the 'Race' Myth in Debating BC Treaties

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Paul Chartrand
Description
Author argues that race is an idea and not a biological fact, therefore Aboriginal rights are not products of ill-conceived "race-based" notions, but rather they are fundamental values and general principles.
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Deconstructing the British Columbia Treaty Process

Alternate Title
Indigenous Peoples in the International Sphere
[Balayi Culture, Law and Colonialism ; vol. 3]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Taiaiake Alfred
Description
Looks at the intellectual, structural and political attributes of the British Columbia Treaty Commission (BCTC) process in order to see why it failed. Provides recommendations for future collaboration between governments and Indigenous Nations. Paper from Indigenous Peoples in the International Sphere.
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Department Rejection Can Still Be Fought

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader-Post, August 13, 2007, p. A3
Description
Discusses the denied Aboriginal rights claims by nine Dakota First Nations. Canada argues that these people are refugees, following the battle of the Little Big Horn in 1976, but the Dakota argues that they were in fact returning to their traditional lands in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
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The Difference Debate: Reducing Rights to Cultural Flavours

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joyce A. Green
Canadian Journal of Political Science, vol. 33, no. 1, March 2000, pp. 133-144
Description
Examines two articles discussing the political significance of differences in view regarding Aboriginal rights and contemporary treaties in Canada.
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The Duty of Consultation and Treaty No. 8

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
DGW Law Corporation
Description
Defines the level of consultation that the Crown is responsible for when dealing with a treaty First Nation and the obligations to implement treaty promises.
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Duty to Consult

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
BearPaw Legal Education & Resource Centre
Description
Deals with rulings issued by the courts stating that government and private companies must consult with communities when their actions could potentially affect Treaty or Aboriginal rights.
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The Duty to Consult and Accommodate Aboriginal Groups in Canada

Alternate Title
Policy Brief (Ivey Business School) ; September 2014
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Guy Holburn
Margaret Loudermilk
Andre Wilkie]
Description
Overview of the development of Aboriginal rights beginning with the Royal Proclamation of 1763 and general discussion of consultation practices in Canada.
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Eel River Bar First Nation Inquiry: Eel River Dam Claim

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submissions to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) regarding a 1963 dam built on-reserve and its effect on the First Nation's fishing rights, and obligations owed by Canada. ICC recommended the claim not be accepted for Specific Claims Policy due to compensation already received. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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The Facts: What are Treaties?

Alternate Title
The Facts on Claims
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Brief introduction to history of treaties in Canada. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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The Facts: What is a Treaty Land Entitlement Claim?

Alternate Title
The Facts on Claims
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Brief introduction to claims which arise from the government's failure to set aside land as promised in a Treaty. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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