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The Quest for justice : aboriginal peoples and aboriginal rights

Author: Menno Boldt; J Anthony Long; Leroy Little Bear
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1985.
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Contains twenty-three papers from representatives of various aboriginal people's organizations, governments and academic disciplines. Also includes key constitutional documents from 1763. Various constitutional questions relating to Canadian natives, such as land rights are addressed.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quest for justice.
Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)763674070
Named Person: Kaṇada
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Menno Boldt; J Anthony Long; Leroy Little Bear
ISBN: 0802025722 9780802025722 0802065899 9780802065896
OCLC Number: 14002449
Description: viii, 406 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
1. Political and philosophical perspectives on Aboriginal Rights by Indian, Inuit, and Metis leaders --
Traditional native philosophies relating to Aboriginal Rights / Oren Lyons --
Aboriginal Title and Aboriginal Rights: the impossible and unnecessary task of identification and definition / David Ahenakew --
A treatise of the rights of the Aboriginal peoples of the continent of North America / Fred Plain --
Identification and definition of our Treaty and Aboriginal Rights / Chief John Snow --
The Inuit perspective on Aboriginal Rights / Peter Ittinuar --
Aboriginal Rights and land issues: the Metis perspective / Clem Chartier --
Aboriginal Rights: The non-status Indian perspective / Bill Wilson --
2. Aboriginal Rights in teh constitutional and policy-making process --
Introduction --
Aboriginal Rights in the constitutional process / Roy Romanow --
An Alberta perspective on Aboriginal peoples and the Constitution / Richard Dalon --
The hidden constitution: Aboriginal Rights in Canada / Brian Slattery --
Federal difficulties with Aboriginal Rights demands / Sally Weaver --
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to the Conference of First Ministers on the Rights of Aboriginal Peoples / The Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau --
Notes for an opening statement the Conference of First Ministers on the Rights of Aboriginal Peoples / The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney --
Tribal philosophies and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms / Menno Boldt and J. Anthony Long --
3. Historical and contemporary legal and Judicial philosophies on Aboriginal Rights --
Introduction --
The doctrine of Aboriginal Rights in western legal tradition / James Youngblood Henderson --
Canadian legal and judicial philosophies on the doctrine of Aboriginal Rights / William B. Henderson --
Metis Aboriginal Rights: some historical and contemporary problems / Thomas Flanagan --
4. Negotiated and Supranational Approaches to securing Aboriginal Rights --
Introduction --
The politics of Native claims in northern Canada / Gurston Dacks --
Aboriginal Rights: The James Bay experience / Billy Diamond --
Using mediation to resolve disputes over Aboriginal Rights: a case study / Leon Mitchell --
Aboriginal Rights: the search for recognition in international law /Douglas Sanders --
Fourth world wars: indigenous nationalism and the emerging new international political order / Rudolph Ryser --
5. Aboriginal Rights and Indian Government --
Introduction --
Aboriginal Rights and the Penner Report on Indian self-government / Paul Tennant --
Tribal traditions and European-Western political ideologies: the dilemma of Canada's Native Indians / Menno Boldt and J. Anthony Long --
Epilogue --
Appendices A. Royal Proclamation of 1763 (excerpt) --
B.A Declaration of the First Nations (1981) --
C. Metis Declaration of Rights --
D. First Ministers' Accord Pertaining to Aboriginal Peoples in the Constitution, November 1981 (excerpt) --
E. Sections of the Constitution Act, 1982, Pertaining to Aboriginal Peoples --
F. Resolution to Amend the Consitution Act, 1982 (1983) --
G. Proposed Consitutional Accord on the Rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada (1984) --
H. Indian Treaty Areas --
I. First Ministers' Conference on Aboriginal Constitutional Matters: Proposed Accord Relating to the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada (1985).
Responsibility: edited by Menno Boldt and J. Anthony Long in association with Leroy Little Bear.

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