Each month, the Wiyasiwewin Mikiwahp Indigenous Law Centre blog features a Case Watch. The Case Watch is a newsletter of digested aboriginal case law. It covers all aspects of aboriginal case law including title, rights and Gladue factors. It is a collaboration of the Native Law Centre and Pro Bono Students Canada – University of Saskatchewan Chapter.
A blog for law professors across Canada to gather together ideas about resources and pedagogies that might support recommendation #28 of the TRC Calls to Action: the call for us to rethink both what and how we teach in our schools.
This guide presents a number of Supreme Court of Canada decisions dealing with Indigenous law and First Nations rights. Note that this is not a comprehensive list, but one that endeavours to cover the most representative, impactful Supreme Court cases dealing with these issues over the past several decades. Each case entry includes:
A stable link to the case on CanLII
A brief summary of the case
The location of the events discussed in the case
The names of the Indigenous communities involved in the case (most common and/or recent term for each community)