9780459239367

Aboriginal Tenure in the Constitution of Canada

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    9780459239367

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    0459239368

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  • Copyright: 2000-02-01
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v
Table of Cases
xi
Introduction 1(12)
PART I THE COMMON LAW AND LAND 13(74)
Introduction
13(3)
The Legacy of Occupations
16(17)
Celtic occupation
16(1)
Roman occupation
17(3)
Teutonic occupation
20(8)
Norse occupation
28(1)
Norman occupation
29(4)
The Enigmatic Construction of the Common Law
33(39)
Teutonic seisin
37(4)
Feudal law
41(12)
Royal law
53(2)
Articulation of the common law
55(7)
Restructuring land law
62(2)
Commentaries on the Laws of England
64(3)
The legal fiction of Crown tenure
67(3)
Allodial tenures in British land law
70(2)
Seeing Property
72(15)
Propriete: proprietarian order
73(6)
Land as commodity
79(8)
PART II TREATY RECONCILIATIONS 87(94)
Introduction
87(2)
Public International Law
89(14)
Aboriginal treaty order of North America
94(5)
British treaty order (1693-1930)
99(4)
Georgian Treaties in the North Atlantic Territory
103(38)
Attorney General Northey Opinion (1703-1704)
105(7)
Royal Commission on Mohegan Indians
112(1)
Treaty of Utrecht (1713)
113(3)
Wabanaki Compact (1693-1781)
116(8)
Aboriginal ratification of 1725 treaty
124(4)
Mohegan Indians v. Connecticut (1743) Royal Court of Commissioners
128(3)
Treaty of Aix-la-Chappelle (1748)
131(1)
Penn v. Lord Baltimore, 1750
131(1)
Renewing the Haudensoaunee covenant chain
131(3)
Mikmaw Compact (1752-1779)
134(7)
Prerogative Legislation Protecting Aboriginal Tenure
141(15)
1761 Royal instructions
142(1)
Nova Scotia Proclamation of 1762
143(2)
Nova Scotia Acts
145(1)
Treaty of Paris (1763)
146(1)
Royal Proclamation of 1763
147(4)
Implementation of the Royal Proclamation
151(2)
The Treaties at Niagara, 1764
153(3)
Creating the Canadian-United States Border
156(8)
Jay Treaty (1794)
158(2)
Treaty of 1814
160(1)
Treaties of Upper Canada
161(3)
Victorian Treaties
164(14)
Manitoulin and Saugeen Treaties, 1836
164(2)
The Lake Huron and Lake Superior Treaties of 1850
166(2)
Vancouver Island Treaties 1850-1854
168(1)
Numbered treaties
169(9)
Land Claim Agreements
178(3)
PART III LEGAL PROTECTION OF ABORIGINAL TENURE 181(66)
Introduction
182(1)
The United States of America
182(18)
British North America
200(11)
Colonial legislative protection
202(4)
Responsible government
206(3)
Constitution Act, 1867
209(2)
Canadian Judicial Interpretation
211(28)
St. Catherine's Milling and Lumber Company v. The Queen
212(15)
Developing Aboriginal tenure
227(4)
Reserved Aboriginal tenure in treaties
231(6)
Consitutional guidelines for Aboriginal tenure
237(2)
Interpretation of Section 35
239(8)
Aboriginal rights
240(2)
Interpreting treaty rights
242(5)
PART IV DISPLACING COLONIAL DISCOURSE 247(84)
Introduction
247(2)
Judicial Impartiality
249(8)
A History of Colonial Resoning: Dualism, Diffusion, Difference
257(22)
Property Law as Colonial Category
279(5)
Judicial Orders to Decolonize Existing Law
284(28)
Terra Nullius in public international law
288(5)
The ``settled colony'' in common law
293(6)
Aboriginal tenure and rights in civil law or common law
299(2)
French colonial law and Aboriginal tenure and rights
301(5)
Statutory acts or regulations and Aboriginal tenure and rights
306(1)
The theory of universal and absolute Crown ownership
306(4)
British land law categories and Aboriginal tenure
310(2)
Colonial Biases in Canadian Law
312(19)
PART V JUDICIAL RECONCILIATION OF ABORIGINAL TENURE 331(66)
Introduction
331(3)
Constitutional Interpretative Principles
334(16)
Constitutional Protection of Aboriginal Tenure
350(14)
Aboriginal tenure as right in the land
351(4)
Aboriginal tenure as a proprietarian order
355(5)
Aboriginal tenure distinguished from Aboriginal rights
360(2)
Right to exclusive use and occupation of land
362(1)
Sustainable rights
363(1)
Extinguishment Theories
364(8)
Constitutional Test and Remedies
372(25)
PART VI SUI GENERIS ABORIGINAL TENURE 397(30)
The Unifying Principle
397(4)
Aboriginal Knowledge and Heritage Enfold Sui Generis Aboriginal Law and Tenure
401(18)
Aboriginal languages enfold Aboriginal law and tenure
405(1)
Aboriginal visions of land
406(6)
Mikmaki: the sacred space
412(7)
Aboriginal Tenure and Renewing Ecological Orders
419(8)
PART VII TOWARD RECONCILIATION FOR THE MILLENNIUM 427(24)
Introduction
427(1)
Conceptualizing Canadian Sovereignty
428(6)
Ultimate Title of the Crown
434(2)
Treaty Surrender and Cession
436(8)
Constitutional Democratic Reforms
444(7)
Index 451

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