By law or in justice the Indian Specific Claims Commission and the struggle for indigenous justice /

"The Indian Specific Claims Commission (ISCC) was formed in 1991 in response to the Oka crisis. Its purpose was to resolve claims arising from promises made to Indigenous nations in treaties, in the federal Indian Act, as well as within other Crown obligations. This book traces the history of I...

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Author / Creator: Dickson, Jane, 1961- (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: Vancouver : Purich Books, [2018]
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Specific claims in Canada : a brief history and policy roadmap
  • Dependent on the good will of the sovereign : background to the Indian Specific Claims Commission
  • The Indian Specific Claims Commission : second sober thought
  • Challenges to the process : applications for inquiries and constructive rejections
  • Mohammed to the mountain : planning conferences, community sessions, and integrity of the process
  • By law or in justice : legal arguments, panel deliberations, and the murky waters of the mediation unit
  • Beyond lawful obligation : the closure of the ICC and the rise of the Specific Claims Tribunal
  • The legacy of the ICC and lessons for the future of specific claims.