Indigenous Peoples, Land Claims, and Control of Mineral Development: Australian and U.S. Legal Systems Compared

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John D. Leshy

University of California Hastings College of the Law

Date Written: July 30, 1985

Abstract

This paper compares the legal rights of American Indians and Australian Aborigines with respect to control of mineral development on lands set aside for their use.

Keywords: mineral rights, indigenous peoples, American Indians, Australian Aborigines

Suggested Citation

Leshy, John D., Indigenous Peoples, Land Claims, and Control of Mineral Development: Australian and U.S. Legal Systems Compared (July 30, 1985). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1598515 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1598515

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