Canadian Law, Politics and Aboriginal People

This course explores the political, legal and constitutional status of Aboriginal people in Canada. It 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 2, sem 1) cr 6. Cross-listed with POLI 3105. Students may not retain credit for both INDG 3105 and POLI 3105 or NATI 3105.

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