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Telling it to the judge : taking Native history to court

Author: Arthur J Ray
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 65.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1973, the Supreme Court's historic Calder decision on the Nisga'a community's title suit in British Columbia launched the Native rights litigation era in Canada. Legal claims have raised questions with significant historical implications, such as, "What treaty rights have survived in various parts of Canada? What is the scope of Aboriginal title? Who are the Métis, where do they live, and what is the nature of
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Arthur J Ray; Arthur J Ray; Arthur J Ray
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur J Ray
ISBN: 9780773539525 0773539522
OCLC Number: 1037659079
Description: xli, 260 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Taking fur trade history to court --
Roles and reversals of the historical researcher --
Defending traditional fisheries and harvesting rights --
Interpretation of a treaty : share or surrender? --
Witnessing on behalf of a forgotten people --
Defining Metis communities and customs --
Defending the aboriginal right to hunt --
"To educate the court."
Series Title: McGill-Queen's native and northern series, 65.
Responsibility: Arthur J. Ray ; foreword by Jean Teillet ; introduction by Peter W. Hutchins.

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