Aboriginal people and Canadian law

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Published by Bearpaw Pub. in Brandon, Man .

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  • Native peoples -- Canada -- Legal status, laws, etc.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementThomas Isaac, editor.
SeriesReadings in aboriginal studies -- 4 & 5
ContributionsIsaac, Thomas F. 1966-
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16052916M
ISBN 100968060811, 096806082X

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