This week, we’re taking a candid look at reconciliation to explore the area of indigenous law, featuring Jeff Nicholls
Topics: Charter application to Indigenous groups; mineral tenure system and DRIPA; contemporary reconciliation agreements and more.
⚫ How does the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms apply to Indigenous groups with self-government agreements? (9:05)⚫ How does the Gitxaała’s landmark legal challenge against BC’s “free entry” mineral tenure regime engage the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act? (20:53)⚫ What is the precedential value of a trend of co-governance in contemporary reconciliation agreements? (30:10)⚫ Our Ask-Me-Anything segment, featuring questions submitted by patrons of the Lawyered community (40:12)🔵 How has the implementation of UNDRIP influenced Indigenous law in Canada? (40:53)🔵 What sorts of indigenous issues will courts be grappling with in the near future? (44:34)🔵 There have been some recent noteworthy settlements in recent months related to the Indigenous residential school litigation. What role (if any) do these outcomes have on reconciliation? (46:44)🔵 Indigenous and aboriginal rights are often referred to as being sui generis, which means “of its own kind or class”. What does this mean on a practical level? (50:88) ✨ Read the full episode transcript HERE ✨ Learn more about the topics/cases on the Lawyered website✨ Help to declutter the law on the Lawyered crowdfunding page