The Impact of the American Doctrine of Discovery on Native Land Rights in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

45 Pages Posted: 20 Apr 2011  

Blake A. Watson

University of Dayton School of Law

Date Written: April 1, 2011

Abstract

This article describes the impact of the American doctrine of discovery, as set forth in Johnson v. McIntosh, 21 U.S. 543 (1823), on native land rights in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand.

Keywords: Indian, Discovery, Property, Maori, Aborigine

JEL Classification: K19

Suggested Citation

Watson, Blake A., The Impact of the American Doctrine of Discovery on Native Land Rights in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand (April 1, 2011). Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 2, p. 507, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1815332

Blake A. Watson (Contact Author)

University of Dayton School of Law ( email )

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