First Nations' Resistance and the Question of Rights The topic of this paper is First Nations resistance to colonial property policy and the question of rights with respect to land and resource ownership. It is important to study this topic because in the Canadian legal system in particular, the needs and interests of the First Nations and reparation for past injustices between their communities and the federal government have provided for an increased interest in land claims issues in recent years. This shift has changed the way that First Nations’ interests are addressed. At the same time, the literature presents other challenges with First Nations resistance linked to endemic social and economic inequity between First Nations and...The end:
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