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Indigenous legal traditions / edited by the Law Commission of Canada.

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Public Safety Canada Library

Resource

Books & Reports

Call Number

KE 7735 I53 2007

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description

x, 175 p. ; 24 cm.

Summary

The essays in this book present important perspectives on the role of Indigenous legal traditions in reclaiming and preserving the autonomy of Aboriginal communities and in reconciling the relationship between these communities and Canadian governments.

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Contents

Introduction: which way out of colonialism? / Andrée Lajoie. -- 1. Getting to a better place: Qwi:qwelstóm, the Stó:lō, and self-determination / Ted Palys & Wenona Victor. -- 2. An apology feast in Hazelton: Indian residential schools, reconciliation, and making space for indigenous legal traditions / Paulette Regan. -- 3. Reconciliation without respect? Section 35 and indigenous legal orders / Minnawaanagogiizhigook (Dawnis Kennedy). -- 4. Legal processes, pluralism in Canadian jurisprudence, and the governance of Carrier medicine knowledge / Perry Shawana. -- 5 Territoriality, personality, and the promotion of Aboriginal legal traditions in Canada / Ghislain Otis.

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