Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law

Quick Info
(2110.04)  Course
Instructor(s)
Professor K. Drake
Winter
4 credit(s)  4 hour(s);
Presentation
Lecture, discussion. Note: This course satisfies the Indigenous and Aboriginal Law Requirement.
Upper Year Research & Writing Requirement
No
Praxicum
No

This course will provide a critical survey of state law as it relates to Indigenous peoples and lands in what is now known as Canada.

Topics will include but are not limited to: historical context and constitutional framework; Indigenous law and constitutionalism; Aboriginal rights and title; self-government; treaties and treaty rights; the Indian Act; the obligations of the federal and provincial governments; and Indigenous identity.

This course fulfills the prerequisite requirement for the Intensive Program in Indigenous Lands, Resources and Governments.

Lectures will be recorded.