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Aboriginal Law

Databases and websites relevant for the research in Aboriginal law.


  • The Encyclopedia of Native American legal tradition. Integrating American Indian law and Native American political and legal traditions, this encyclopedia includes detailed descriptions of nearly two dozen Native American Nations' legal and political systems. 
  • Halsbury's Laws of Canada. Aboriginal Law. Lexis Advance Quicklaw - (use VPN for off-campus access). A comprehensive collection of the Laws of Canada. From the main page, click on Halsbury's Laws of Canada. 
  • Treaties with American Indians: An Encyclopedia of Rights, Conflicts, and Sovereignty  Comprehensive introduction to the treaties that promised land, self-government, financial assistance, and cultural protections to many of the tribes of North America, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada. Explores the historical, political, legal, and geographical contexts in which each treaty took shape.


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Sonia Smith
McGill University
Nahum Gelber Law Library
3660 Peel
Montreal, QC H3A 1W9
514-398-4715 ext. 09177
Subjects: Jewish studies, Law


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Ana Rogers
McGill University Library
Nahum Gelber Law Library
3660 Peel Street
Montréal Québec H3A 1W9
514-398-4715 ext. #09013
Subjects: Law


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Sonia Smith
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