Native Rights as Collective Rights: A Question of Group Self-Preservation

Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 2, pp. 19-34, 1989

THE RIGHTS OF MINORITY CULTURES, pp. 179-201, Will Kymlicka, ed., Oxford University Press, 1995

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Darlene Johnston

University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law

Date Written: 1989

Abstract

This paper will rely on emerging collective rights precepts to establish that native communities are entitled to recognition as rights-bearing entities. The logic of the theoretical foundation will be shown to generate a group right to the territorial integrity of the existing native land base in Canada. the limits of this rights and its remedial implications will be explored.

Keywords: Aboriginal peoples, indigenous peoples, collective rights, group rights

Suggested Citation

Johnston, Darlene, Native Rights as Collective Rights: A Question of Group Self-Preservation (1989). Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence, Vol. 2, pp. 19-34, 1989 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1879392

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