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By Antoine S. Lussier, Ian L. Getty

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This choice of papers makes a speciality of Canadian local background because 1763 and provides an summary of professional Canadian Indian coverage and its results at the Indian, Inuit, and Metis. matters and subject matters lined comprise colonial Indian coverage, constitutional advancements, Indian treaties and coverage, govt decision-making and local responses reflecting either patience and alter, and the vast factor of aboriginal and treaty rights.

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Morris, pp. 50, 93. 45. Gumming and Mickenberg, p. 59. 46. R. A. Olmstead, Decisions of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council relating to the British North America Act, 1867 and the Canadian Constitution 1867-1954. Ottawa, 1:236-51. 47. Indian Claims in Canada, an Introductory Essay and Selected List of Library Holdings, Research Resources Centre, Indian Claims Commission, Ottawa, 1975, p. 19. 48. , p. 25. 49. Michael Valpy, "The Sellout of Canadian Native Rights," Globe and Mail (Toronto), 11 November 1981, p.

The battle had been long and sometimes bitter; but it was, in the end, a victory for Canada's aboriginal peoples. VIII But how would Canada's native people make their views known in the event of any future constitutional debate? One possibility would be through a Native Council, structured along the lines of the New Zealand Maori Council. The powers and responsibilities of this body would be set forth in a special federal statute. Another possibility would be native representation in the Senate and the House of Commons.

A copy of this treaty is printed in "Documents Relative to the Maritime Indian Claims," in Gould and Semple, pp. 172-73. 13. , p. 177. 14. Joseph Howe, the Nova Scotia reformer, was appointed Indian commissioner in 1842. His enthusiasm for Indian reform soon waned, and after writing two reports he resigned. 15. Journals of the Proceedings of the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia, 1849, Appendix 36, pp. 337-39. 16. Journals of the House of Assembly of New Brunswick, 1847, p. 358. 17. G. F. G. Stanley, "The First Indian 'Reserves' in Canada," Revue d'histoire de VAmerlque francaise4, no.

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