NS 240 - Introduction to Indigenous Legal Issues

3 units (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Native Studies

A critical introduction to Indigenous legal issues in Canada through historical and theoretical interpretations of legislation and major court cases from 1763 to the present. The course problematizes the neutral operation of law in society. It thereafter examines the role of law in the colonial context (with a focus on gender), the development of treaty and Aboriginal rights, the obligations of the crown, the criminalization of Indigenous peoples, and reconciliation. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

No syllabi

Fall Term 2024


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2024-09-03 - 2024-12-09 (T)
11:00 - 12:20