Beyond the Indian Act : restoring Aboriginal property rights / Tom Flanagan, Christopher Alcantara, André Le Dressay.
By: Flanagan, Thomas.
Contributor(s): Le Dressay, André | Alcantara, Christopher.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Montréal ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 224 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780773581838; 0773581839.Subject(s): Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- Canada | Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada | Aboriginal title -- Canada | Native peoples -- Land tenure -- Canada | Native peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- CanadaAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond the Indian Act.DDC classification: 346.7104/3208997 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Property rights in general -- The panorama of Indian property rights -- A failed experiment : the Dawes Act -- The legal framework of the Indian Act -- Customary land rights on Canadian Indian reserves -- Certificates of possession and leases : the Indian Act individual property regimes -- The First Nations Land Management Act -- Why markets fail on First Nations lands -- Escaping the Indian Act -- Back to the future: restoring First Nations property-rights systems.
While land claims made by Canada's aboriginal peoples continue to attract attention and controversy, there has been almost no discussion of the ways in which First Nations lands are managed and the property rights that have been in place since the Indian Act of 1876.
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