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Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities

Indigenous Legalities, Pipeline Viscosities examines the relationship between the Wet’suwet’en nation and pipeline development, showing how colonial governments and corporations seek to control Indigenous ...

Voicing Identity

Written by leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, Voicing Identity examines the issue of cultural appropriation in the contexts of researching, writing, and teaching about Indigenous peoples. ...

Histories, Territories and Laws of the Kitwancool

By (author) Constance Cox
Edited by Wilson Duff
Translated by Constance Cox
Categories: Jurisprudence and general issues

A new edition of the groundbreaking 1959 publication created in collaboration with the Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs.

This beautiful new edition of the histories and laws of the Gitanyow (literally "people ...

Canadian Club

Birth-based citizenship is widely considered to be the most secure claim to political belonging. Despite the general belief that liberal democracies are formed through consent, in fact, most people are ...

Building Justice

By (author) Shauna Van Praagh
Categories: Legal history

Building Justice draws on the inspiring life of former Canadian Supreme Court Justice Frank Iacobucci to offer insight into the meaning of engaged citizenship through law.

Ignoring early advice that he ...

Reconciliation and Indigenous Justice

By (author) David Milward
Categories: Indigenous peoples

The horrors of the Indian residential schools are by now well-known historical facts, and they have certainly found purchase in the Canadian consciousness in recent years. The history of violence and ...

Daniels v. Canada

In Daniels v. Canada the Supreme Court determined that Métis and non-status Indians were “Indians” under section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867, one of a number of court victories that has powerfully ...

Doodem and Council Fire

Doodem and Council Fire offers a fresh approach to Indigenous history, presenting a new interpretation grounded in a deep understanding of the nuances and distinctiveness of Anishinaabe culture and Indigenous ...

Cour d'appel fédérale et Cour fédérale

La Cour d’appel fédérale et la Cour fédérale sont uniques parmi les tribunaux canadiens parce qu’elles sont bilingues, bijuridiques et itinérantes, c’est-à-dire qu’elles entendent des causes ...

Jeannie’s Demise

By (author) Ian Radforth
Categories: Social and cultural history

August 1, 1875, Toronto: The body of a young woman is discovered in a pine box, half-buried in a ditch along Bloor Street. So begins Jeannie’s Demise, a real-life Victorian melodrama that played out ...