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Law Indigenous Peoples

Let Right Be Done

Aboriginal Title, the Calder Case, and the Future of Indigenous Rights

edited by Hamar Foster, Heather Raven & Jeremy Webber

UBC Press
Initial publish date
Jul 2008
Indigenous Peoples, Civil Rights, Civics & Citizenship, General, Legal History, Human Rights, Constitutions
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In 1973 the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision in the Calder case, confirming that Aboriginal title constituted a right within Canadian law. Let Right Be Done examines the doctrine of Aboriginal title thirty years later and puts the Calder case in its legal, historical, and political context, both nationally and internationally. With its innovative blend of scholarly analysis and input from many of those intimately involved in the case, this book should be essential reading for anyone interested in Aboriginal law, treaty negotiations, and the history of the “BC Indian land question.”

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Hamar Foster is a professor in the Faculty of Law, University of Victoria.

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