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The Honour and Dishonour of the Crown: Making Sense of Aboriginal Law in Canada

One disaster of Canada’s colonial history is that Crown/Aboriginal relationships have come to resemble classic fiduciary relationships — relationships where one party’s interests are uniquely at the mercy of the other. This is a paternalistic…

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Decolonizing Education: Nourishing the Learning Spirit

Drawing from many sources, including her experiences as an activist and teacher, Marie Battiste documents the devastating impacts of Eurocentric models of education on Indigenous knowledge, and proposes a new model of education that incorporates…

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More Indian Ernie: Insights from the Streets

Retired Police Officer Ernie Louttit takes you back to the streets of Saskatoon in his second book. He gives readers a street cop’s view of the realities of dealing with mentally ill people, prostitutes, street…

Price: $25.00

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Making a Living: Food, Place, and Economy in an Inuit Community

• Country foods and Indigenous communities • Selling vs. sharing: the changing face of survival in the Arctic • Country foods as part of community culture • The social construction of economies •  How place…

Price: $33.00

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Realizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Triumph, Hope, and Action

• The Declaration provides a framework for ensuring justice, dignity, and security for the world’s Indigenous peoples • The development and adoption of the Declaration • Ways and means of implementing the Declaration within Canada and…

Price: $38.00

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Nationhood Interrupted: Revitalizing nêhiyaw Legal Systems

Colonization has dramatically caused heart-breaking loss of Indigenous languages, customs, and inherent systems. This has necessitated a departure from oral tradition to record and write the physical laws of the nêhiyawak. The spiritual laws can…

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Urban Indian Reserves: Forging New Relationships in Saskatchewan

• Issues in creating urban Indian reserves • Governanace of urban reserves: the relationship with home communities • Negotiating agreements for municipal services to urban reserves • "Do's" and "don'ts" of creating urban reserves…

Price: $36.50

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Moving Aboriginal Health Forward: Discarding Canada's Legal Barriers

Boyer paints an historical picture of how government policies and institutions have contributed to the current crisis in Aboriginal health,  highlighting legislative restrictions and other social determinants, then shows how fulfilling treaty commitments and…

Price: $35.00

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Revisiting the Duty to Consult Aboriginal Peoples

A look at ongoing change in a fundamentally important legal doctrine that affects Aboriginal communities, resource industries, and ultimately all Canadians. …

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The Dynamics of Native Politics: The Alberta Metis Experience

•  What organizations represent Canada's Aboriginal peoples? •  How do these organizations fit within the context of the larger society? •  How Aboriginal organizations set their political agendas •  How government funding and internal politics…

Price: $26.00

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Indian Ernie: Perspectives on Policing and Leadership

Tales of the realities of the marginalized and disenfranchised who are poigniantly visible to the men and women patrolling city streets. The public and police can all learn from Indian Ernie's experiences. …

Price: $25.00

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Indigenous Peoples of the World: Their Past, Present, and Future

Who are the Indigenous peoples of the world, and where do they live? How European values and capitalism effected all Indigenous peoples far beyond any threat they experienced prior to contact How Indigenous societies have…

Price: $19.50

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Breathing Life into the Stone Fort Treaty: An Anishinabe Understanding of Treaty One

• How inaakonigewin (Anishinabe laws) defined Treaty One negotiations • Understanding Treaty One from an Indigenous legal perspective • Treaty meant the peaceful and mutually beneficial sharing of the land between the Anishinabe and White…

Price: $27.00

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Aboriginal Law: Commentary and Analysis

• Government responsibility to promote reconciliation • The Crown’s duty to consult and when it applies • Trends in Aboriginal law • The Constitution and Aboriginal peoples • Ebook formats available • Only the print…

Price: $60.00

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A Healthy Society: How a Focus on Health Can Revive Canadian Democracy

•    Frontline stories of patient experiences •    A doctor’s eye view of the determinants of health •    The central role of health for a new political vision •    Translating knowledge into evidence-based policy …

Price: $22.00

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Postcolonial Sovereignty? The Nisga'a Final Agreement

• How we define Canadian society, and how this agreement challenges the notion of a Canadian liberal society • Powers of the Nisga'a government over land, mines and minerals, timber, wildlife, fisheries, and other resources…

Price: $31.00

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Beyond Blood: Rethinking Indigenous Identity

• What impact does status have on band membership codes? • What limits, if any, should be placed on the right to determine citizenship? • Legal, political, and cultural factors affecting Indigenous identity and…

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Negotiating the Numbered Treaties: An Intellectual and Political Biography of Alexander Morris

In this book: • The story of Alexander Morris, the government’s chief negotiator on several treaties • Treaty-making and the negotiating skills of First Nations' leaders • Ottawa’s inaction on treaty implementation • Conflicts between…

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Indigenous Diplomacy and the Rights of Peoples: Achieving UN Recognition

•  Scope of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples •  History of negotiations •  International law and Indigenous peoples •  A personal perspective on the negotiations •  Covenant on Civil and Political…

Price: $29.50

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For Future Generations: Reconciling Gitxsan and Canadian Law

•  Reconciling the interests of Canada's First Nations and various levels of government • Gitxsan relationship to the land and their community • Using oral history to prove land claims • Ebook formats available •…

Price: $32.00

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Moving Toward Justice: Legal Traditions and Aboriginal Justice

• Theories of justice and constitutional interpretation • Self-government agreements and the quest for justice • Alternative justice and sentencing measures • Applying the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Aboriginal communities • Lessons from…

Price: $38.00

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Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada: Current Trends and Issues, 3rd Edition

    • Justice innovations     • Initiatives in health and education     • Financing and Intergovernmental relations     • Aboriginal-municipal relations     • International perspectives …

Price: $45.00

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Cree Narrative Memory: From Treaties to Contemporary Times

In this book... What is Cree Narrative Memory? The importance of storytelling to understanding Cree history and future First hand examples of the tenacity and resiliency of the human spirit Interpreting the history of Indigenous…

Price: $25.00

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The Cypress Hills: An Island by Itself

In this book... What drew Aboriginal peoples to the Hills? The unique geology of the Hills Sitting Bull takes refuge near the Hills Fur and whiskey traders, and wolf hunters invade the Hills The arrival…

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Two Families: Treaties and Government

In this book... Kiciwamanawak, my cousin. That is what my Elders said to call you. You have a treaty right to occupy and use this territory. You received that right when my family adopted yours…

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Gambling with the Future: The Evolution of Aboriginal Gaming in Canada

• History of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal gambling • The evolution of Canadian gaming laws • The influence of US gaming operations • The impact of the Canadian Aboriginal gaming industry • Economic development and Aboriginal…

Price: $31.00

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Justice for Young Offenders: Their Needs, Our Responses

How to deal with troubled youth who fall through the cracks in the health, education, and justice systems What are the psychological and social consequences of charging youth with criminal offences? Assessing the capacities and…

Price: $29.00

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Treaty Promises, Indian Realities: Life on a Reserve

In this book . . . Forcing the Indians from the Cypress Hills The transformation of Indian society on the Prairies    from self-sufficient hunters to regulated farmers Early relations with settlers around the reserve Government control and…

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A Breach of Duty: Fiduciary Obligations and Aboriginal Peoples

The government, Guerin, and the golf course: the inside story of the Musqueam people’s struggle to right the injustice done to them by the federal government in leasing their land as a golf course •…

Price: $38.00

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Advancing Aboriginal Claims: Visions / Strategies / Directions

• Can Aboriginal values be reconciled with Canadian jurisprudence? • How do philosophies, custom, and values shape one’s approach to Aboriginal issues? • How important is gender in litigation strategy? • What is the role…

Price: $38.00

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Tough on Kids: Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice

• Special circumstances facing Aboriginal youth • Fetal alcohol syndrome and effect • Restorative justice techniques • Innovations used in England, Australia, and New Zealand • Innovative Canadian approaches • Theories about crime and punishment…

Price: $28.00

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Reclaiming Aboriginal Justice, Identity, and Community

• How Aboriginal peoples confront and create justice in an urban environment • Where do healing, tradition, personal and community identity, and self-government enter into this process? • What constitutes a community? • What role…

Price: $31.00

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Who Are Canada's Aboriginal Peoples? Recognition, Definition, and Jurisdiction

• Criteria for defining who is Aboriginal • Who are the Métis under Canada's Constitution? • What is the effect of section 35 which defines Aboriginal peoples as the Indian, Inuit, and Métis? • What…

Price: $37.00

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An Overview of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Compensation for their Breach

• Defining Aboriginal and treaty rights • The government's fiduciary responsibility to Aboriginal peoples • Limits on the government's ability to infringe Aboriginal and treaty rights • The impact of the Constitution on these rights…

Price: $27.00

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Protecting Indigenous Knowledge and Heritage: A Global Challenge

• What consititutes Indigenous Knowledge • Eurocentric views on what constitutes cultural and intellectual property • The importance of preserving Indigenous languages • The importance of international agreements in advancing Indigenous rights to language, culture…

Price: $36.00

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Education, Student Rights and the Charter

• How the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and other human rights legislation apply to education • What freedom of conscience and religion, and freedom of expression and assembly mean in a school • Discrimination…

Price: $29.00

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Justice in Aboriginal Communities: Sentencing Alternatives

Canada's criminal justice system has had a troubled relationship with Aboriginal people. Ross Gordon Green looks at the evolution of the Canadian criminal justice system, the values upon which it is based, and contrasts those…

Price: $29.00

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