Canadian Law, Politics and Aboriginal People

This course explores the political, legal and constitutional status of Aboriginal people in Canada. The course includes an examination of the effects of laws and policies on their individual and collective rights. The Constitution Act, Indian Act, International law and Aboriginal customary law are studied. Issues such as self-government, self-determination, Treaty rights and Aboriginal rights are discussed. (lec 3) cr 6. Cross-listed with INDG 3105. Students may not retain credit for both POLI 3105 and INDG (NATI) 3105.

Political Science