Credit Weight: 0.5 Description: An examination of the unique legal position of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada with particular emphasis on the political, economic and social impact of the law. Topics to be dealt with include: International Law and indigenous people, Aboriginal identity in Canada, the nature of aboriginal title, the scope of aboriginal rights, pre and post confederation treaties (particular emphasis on treaties in northwestern Ontario), land claim negotiations (specific and comprehensive land claims), self?government, constitutional developments, the nature of amendments to the Indian Act. Cross-List(s): Indigenous Learning 3351

Political Science 3351 Aboriginal Peoples and the Law

Credit Weight: 0.5 Description: An examination of the unique legal position of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada with particular emphasis on the political, economic and social impact of the law. Topics to be dealt with include: International Law and indigenous people, Aboriginal identity in Canada, the nature of aboriginal title, the scope of aboriginal rights, pre and post confederation treaties (particular emphasis on treaties in northwestern Ontario), land claim negotiations (specific and comprehensive land claims), self?government, constitutional developments, the nature of amendments to the Indian Act. Cross-List(s): Indigenous Learning 3351




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