Aboriginal Governance
20 Sources.

Aboriginal Affairs - Home (NS)
Our Office is responsible for coordinating the province's approach to aboriginal issues. That includes discussions and negotiations with the Government of Canada and organizations representing aboriginal communities.

Aboriginal Law and Legislation Online
(Very comprehensive site!)

American Indian Law Review
The University of Oklahoma Law Center provides these pages as a service. Only information that has been properly reviewed and cleared for dissemination will be published on official OU Law Center Web pages. The OU Law Center makes no respresentations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to the document, or any part thereof, including any warrantees of title, noninfringement of copyright or patent rights of others, merchantability, or fitness or suitability for any purpose.

American Indian Policy Center
The American Indian Policy Center (AIPC) was founded in 1992, as a non-profit serving the Midwest Indian community. It was born out of a decade's worth of discussions among the founding group of American Indian professionals.

Assembly of First Nations
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national representative/lobby organization of the First Nations in Canada. There are over 630 First Nation's communities in Canada. The AFN Secretariat, is designed to present the views of the various First Nations through their leaders in areas such as: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, Economic Development, Education, Languages and Literacy, Health, Housing, Social Development, Justice, Taxation, Land Claims, Environment, and a whole array of issues that are of common concern which arise from time to time.

FindLaw: Legal Subjects: Indian and Native Peoples Law

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Working together to make Canada a better place for First Nations and Northern peoples.
(Resources in here include Art too.)

Untitled Document (Indian Claims Commission)
Welcome to the Indian Claims Commission Web site! Whether you're a student, an academic, a journalist, a First Nation member -- or just plain curious -- we hope you'll find something of interest about specific land claims on this site.

Indian Defense League of America
The Indian Defense League of America was established on December 1, 1926 to resist further erosion of the rights of Indians in North America. The IDLA was established to guarantee unrestricted passage on the continent of North America for Indian people. Unrestricted passage is considered an inherent right for indigenous people.

International Boundaries Research Unit
The International Boundaries Research Unit began work in January 1989, building on a long tradition of boundary studies conducted by the Department of Geography at the University of Durham, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa. It is the only research centre of its kind in the world and represents a unique source of information and expertise on boundary and territorial issues worldwide.

International Indian Treaty Council
The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) is an organization of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, South America and the Pacific working for the Sovereignty and Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights, Traditional Cultures and Sacred Lands.

Ministry of Attorney General - Treaty Negotiations Office
Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs' web site offers current information on the status of treaty negotiations involving First Nations and the Government of Canada under the B.C. Treaty Commission process. Information about the Nisga'a Treaty, the Delgamuukw court decision and about First Nations communities in B.C., is also available.

National Congress of American Indians Home Page
The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), founded in 1944, is the oldest, largest and most representative national Indian organization serving the needs of a broad membership of American Indian and Alaska Native governments. Our founding members stressed the need for unity and cooperation among tribal governments and people for the security and protection of treaty and sovereign rights.

Native American Constitution and Law Digitization Project
This Project is a cooperative effort among the University of Oklahoma Law Center, the National Indian Law Library (NILL), and Native American tribes providing access to the Constitutions, Tribal Codes, and other legal documents.

OTJ Home Page (Office Tribal Justice US DOJ)
The Office of Tribal Justice (OTJ), originally established within the Office of the Deputy Attorney General, serves as a coordination center for all Department of Justice activities relating to federally recognized Indian tribes.

Policy on Indian Soveriegnty
PURPOSE: To reaffirm the Department's recognition of the sovereign status of federally recognized Indian tribes as domestic dependent nations and to reaffirm adherence to the principles of government-to-government relations; to inform Department personnel, other federal agencies, federally recognized Indian tribes, and the public of the Department's working relationships with federally recognized Indian tribes; and to guide the Department in its work in the field of Indian affairs.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Committee has jurisdiction to study the unique problems of American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native peoples and to propose legislation to alleviate these difficulties. These issues include, but are not limited to, Indian education, economic development, land management, trust responsibilities, health care, and claims against the United States. Additionally, all legislation proposed by Members of the Senate that specifically pertains to American Indians, Native Hawaiians, or Alaska Natives is under the jurisdiction of the Committee.

"the People's Paths home page!" North American Indian & Indigenous People!
This Internet site was created in the hope that all people, no matter what their own culture, may be able to find a bit of information that might be helpful in the understanding of American Indian Culture and other Native Cultures from all over our Mother which is called Earth!

Virtual Law Office: Bill Henderson
A Brief Introduction to Aboriginal Law in Canada.




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