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Law - Aboriginal Law

This guide is a selected listing of resources with a Canadian focus that can be used for research in the area of aboriginal law.

Textbooks & Commentaries: Selective Listing

Suggested Subject Keyword Search Terms

To search the UBC Library catalog by subject, select "Subject Keyword" in the drop-down menu and enter a subject heading.

Subject headings:

First Nations
Indigenous peoples
Native peoples
Indians of North America
Indians, North American
Aboriginal Australians
Maori (New Zealand people)
Indigenous women
Indian women
Indigenous children
Indian children

Subject headings specific to Aboriginal title:

Indian land transfers
Native land transfers
Aboriginal title
Native title
Native title (Australia)
Land tenure

These subject headings may be used in combination with other search terms including:

Legal status, laws, etc.
Law and legislation
Treaties
Government relations
Claims
Politics and government
Self government
Customary law