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Aboriginal Tenure in the Constitution of Canada
Par : James (Sákéj) Youngblood Henderson, J.D. (Harvard); B.A. History, Marjorie L. Benson, B.A., B.Ed., LL.B., S.J.D. (Harvard), Isobel H. Findlay
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Winner of the Scholarly Writing Award (2000 Saskatchewan Book Awards)

Recognized as a unique and important contribution to scholarship in the area, Aboriginal Tenure is the product of meticulous research and thorough analysis. Aboriginal Tenure explores the origins of common law concepts of land ownership, the attempts to reconcile European and Aboriginal traditions in the treaty process, and the consequences of the application of British colonial law and Crown prerogative. The work analyzes judicial reconciliation of Aboriginal tenure through application of the Constitution, expands on the sui generis principle, and offers a vision for the post-colonial legal regime.

À propos de l'auteur
James (Sákéj) Youngblood Henderson, J.D. (Harvard), B.A. History, was born to the Bear Clan of the Chickasaw Nation and Cheyenne Tribe in Oklahoma and has become one of the leading Aboriginal philosophers, advocates and strategists of North American peoples. In 1974, he was one of the first American Indians to receive a Juris Doctorate in law from Harvard Law School. During the constitutional process (1978 to 1993), Professor Henderson served as a constitutional advisor for the Mikmaq Nation and the Assembly of First Nations. He is a noted international human rights lawyer and a member of the Advisory Council to the Minister of Foreign Affairs that identifies strategic and emerging foreign policy issues. He currently pursues justice for Aboriginal Peoples of Canada through the Native Law Centre as its senior administrator and Research Director. He is a co-author of Aboriginal Tenure in the Constitution of Canada, which received the Scholarly Writing Award (2000 Saskatchewan Book Awards).
Marjorie L. Benson, B.A., B.Ed., LL.B., S.J.D. Marj Benson received her B.A. from the University of Saskatchewan, B.Ed. from Queen’s, LL.B. from the U of S, and her doctorate in law from Harvard University in 1993. She has taught high school, held various administrative positions in the public service of Saskatchewan including Associate Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Executive Director, Transportation Agency, and was Director of Institutional Research at the University of Saskatchewan. She has been member of the faculty at the U of S College of Law since 1992. Marj currently teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution and Multiparty Negotiations.