Who Are Canada's Aboriginal Peoples?

Who Are Canada's Aboriginal Peoples?

Recognition, Definition, and Jurisdiction

Book - 2002
Rate this:
Amendments to the Canadian Constitution in 1982 recognize and affirm "the existing aboriginal and treaty rights of the aboriginal peoples of Canada", specifically the Indian, Inuit and M#65533;tis peoples. A 1996 report from The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples laid out a process to recognize and define Canada's Aboriginal peoples according to the Constitution. The federal government has ignored these recommendations and continues to maintain and develop the Indian Act, an out-of-date legislative mechanism created for colonial control over Indian reserves and their residents. In this collection, preeminent authors in the field canvass a range of issues, including who defines Aboriginality, interpretations of the Constitution, and the concept of recognition internationally.
Publisher: Saskatoon : Purich Pub., c2002
ISBN: 9781895830200
1895830206
Branch Call Number: 971.00497 WHO

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at BPL.

Try searching for Who Are Canada's Aboriginal Peoples? to see if BPL owns related versions of the work.


Suggest for Purchase

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top