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
Posted: 8 Jan 2012
Date Written: 1989
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
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