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|POLS 380 - Law and Indigenous Peoples|
This course provides a critical introduction to the constitutional law of Indigenous rights and its impact on the distribution of power, resources, and jurisdictional space amongst Indigenous, federal, and provincial governments in Canada. Topics include the evolution of the Supreme Court of Canada’s section 35 Aboriginal rights jurisprudence, Indigenous legal traditions, law and the politics of reconciliation, Indigenous resistance and direct action, the impact of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and the British Columbia Treaty Process.
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam