Aboriginal rights

by Jane Allain

Publisher: Library of Parliament, Research Branch in [Ottawa]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 39 Downloads: 564
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Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Métis -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Claims,
  • Eskimos -- Canada -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Eskimos -- Canada -- Claims.

Edition Notes

StatementJane May Allain.
SeriesCurrent issue review -- 89-11E., Current issue review -- 89-11E
ContributionsMoss, Wendy., Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. --
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16533328M

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In the last two decades there has been positive change in how the Canadian legal system defines Aboriginal and treaty rights.

Yet even after the recognition of those rights in the Constitution Act ofthe legacy of British values and institutions as well as colonial doctrine still shape how the legal system identifies and interprets Aboriginal and treaty rights.4/5.

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aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal peoples of Canada are hereby recognized and affirmed." 4 Van der Peet, supra note 2 at (para. 46). 5 ibid at Cited by: concept of aboriginal land rights. Heheld that aboriginal land title is a legal right derived fromthe native peoples' historic occupation oftheir tribal lands.

That title both pre-dated and survived the claims to sover-eigntymadebyEuropean nations in colonizing NorthAmerica. Although aboriginal title wasrecognizedinthe RoyalProclamation of A funny, satirical book which is a wonderful introduction to Land Rights and how it looks from an Aboriginal perspective.

Jimmy is amazed when he is told that Walmajarri land is Vacant Crown Land and therefore really belongs to the Queen. Survey of the history, society, and culture of the Australian Aboriginal peoples, who are one of the two distinct Indigenous cultural groups of Australia.

It is generally held that they originally came from Asia via insular Southeast Asia and have been in Australia for at le–50, years. This book presents a history of Indigenous Education in Australia.

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This book then offers concrete proposals regarding substantive, processual, and conceptual matters that together provide the. The NSW Aboriginal Land Rights Act. In the March federal election the Hawke government had promised legislation to ensure "land rights are achieved for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout Australia and their cultural sites and objects are fully protected".

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