Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Peoples

Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
by Louis A. Knafla & Haijo Westra
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Publisher: UBC Press

Series: Law and Society

Publication Date: May 11, 2016

ISBN: 9780774859295

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Delgamuukw. Mabo. Ngati Apa. Recent cases have created a framework for litigating Aboriginal title in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The distinguished group of scholars whose work is showcased here, however, shows that our understanding of where the concept of Aboriginal title came from – and where it may be going – can also be enhanced by exploring legal developments in these former British colonies in a comparative, multidisciplinary framework. This path-breaking book offers a perspective on Aboriginal title that extends beyond national borders to consider similar developments in common law countries.