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Justice for natives : searching for common ground

Author: I Cotler; Andrea P Morrison; InterAmicus (Association)
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : Published for InterAmicus, McGill University, Faculty of law by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997.
Series: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of thirty-five essays and stories, Justice for Natives came together around the Oka crisis between native people in Quebec and the government. Against the backdrop of this deep-rooted conflict, Native elders and leaders, provincial and federal government representatives, leading academics, lawyers, and judges from across Canada and the United States joined to explore various aspects of Native peoples'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Congrès
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Justice for natives.
Montreal ; Buffalo : Published for InterAmicus, McGill University, Faculty of Law by McGill-Queen's University Press, ©1997
(DLC) 98186068
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: I Cotler; Andrea P Morrison; InterAmicus (Association)
ISBN: 9780773566705 0773566708 1282854607 9781282854604 9786612854606 661285460X
OCLC Number: 181843811
Language Note: Includes some text in French.
Notes: Edited papers from three conferences held at McGill University, Faculty of Law in 1990, 1991, and 1992.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 333 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents --
Medicine Wheel --
Photos --
Introduction --
1990 CONFLICT, SELF-DETERMINATION AND NATIVE PEOPLES: SEARCHING FOR COMMON GROUND --
Opening Thanksgiving --
Native Women and the Indian Act: The Struggle for Justice (The Robert S. Litvack Memorial Award) --
Introduction --
Award Presentation --
Award Address --
Award Address --
Award Address --
PANEL ONE: Native Self-determination and Justice --
Native People within the Judicial System --
L'administration de la justice dans la province de Québec --
Fairness and Partnership in Justice Systems The Incentive for Separate Justice SystemsQuestion Period --
PANEL TWO: Aboriginal Title and Land Claims --
Issues Raised by Aboriginal Title and Land Claims --
Les droits ancestraux et les titres au Canada: évolution ou révolution --
The Recollection of Historical Practice --
The Teme-Augama Anishnabay at Bear Island: Claiming our Homeland --
Question Period --
PANEL THREE: Self-Determination in the National and International Context --
The International Community and Self-Determination --
The Failure of International Law Canadian Policies for Native Self-GovernmentAn Assessment of the Federal Self-Government Policy --
Question Period --
Closing Thanksgiving --
1991 LESSONS FROM OKA: FORGING A BETTER RELATIONSHIP --
Opening Thanksgiving --
PANEL ONE: The Path to Crisis: Origins of Conflict --
Bringing the Constitution Home --
Constitutional Alternatives: In Defence of the Imperial Model --
The Legal Origins and Development of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights --
Indian Policy in the United States --
Question Period --
PANEL TWO: The Current Picture: Progress or Impasse? Sovereignty and the Natural World EconomyDifferent Laws for Different People --
A Practical Assessment of Litigation for Native Peoples --
The Inherent Right to Self-Government --
Question Period --
PANEL THREE: Ways Forward: The Search for Just Solutions --
Notes on Sovereignty --
Systemic Approaches to a Changing World --
James Bay II: A Call to Action --
Question Period --
KEYNOTE SPEAKER --
A Time to Say No --
Closing Thanksgiving --
1992 JUSTICE FOR NATIVES? --
PANEL ONE: Barriers to Justice --
The Judiciary as Anthropologists --
The Oka Trial Question PeriodPANEL TWO: Legal Issues: Continuing Relations --
Crown Fiduciary Duties under the Indian Act --
Towards a New Relationship between First Nations and Ontario --
Question Period --
PANEL THREE: Models for Change --
Co-Management: Sharing the Land --
A Cree System of Justice: Implementing Change in the Justice System --
An Independent Native Judiciary --
Question Period --
EPILOGUE --
Draft United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples --
Bibliography
Series Title: CEL - Canadian Publishers Collection.
Responsibility: edited by Andrea P. Morrison with Irwin Cotler.
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"A collection of thirty-five essays and stories, Justice for Natives came together around the Oka crisis between native people in Quebec and the government. Against the backdrop of this deep-rooted conflict, Native elders and leaders, provincial and federal government representatives, leading academics, lawyers, and judges from across Canada and the United States joined to explore various aspects of Native peoples' struggle for justice and to search for solutions."--Jacket.

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