Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law

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(2110.04)  Course
Professor A. Boisselle
4 credit(s)  4 hour(s);
Lectures, discussion. Note: This course satisfies the Indigenous and Aboriginal Law Requirement.
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement

This course will provide a critical survey of state law as it relates to Indigenous peoples in Canada. Topics will include: the historical context and constitutional framework; Aboriginal rights and title; self-government; treaties and treaty rights; the Indian Act; Inuit rights; Métis rights; and the authority and obligations of the federal and provincial governments.

This course fulfills the prerequisite requirements for the Intensive Program in Aboriginal Lands, Resources and Governments. It is also recommended for students who plan to take an advanced seminar on Indigenous Peoples and the Law.