Our writing seeks to explain the legal and historical basis for our clients' Indigenous rights and is intended for Indigenous, non-Indigenous and academic audiences.
Publication date: November 1, 2021.
Faced with a constant stream of news reports of standoffs and confrontations, Canada’s “reconciliation project” has obviously gone off the rails. In this series of concise and thoughtful essays, lawyer and historian Bruce McIvor explains why reconciliation with Indigenous peoples is failing and what needs to be done to fix it.
First Peoples Law is the author of Annotated Aboriginal Law: The Constitution, Legislation, Treaties and Supreme Court of Canada Case Summaries. Previously authored by legendary law professor Shin Imai for over two decades, the book includes hundreds of annotations of significant court decisions and federal legislation regarding Indigenous rights in Canada.
We hope it continues to be a useful resource for Indigenous Peoples defending and advancing their rights across the country.