Indigenous Legal Principles: A Reparation Path for Canada’s Cultural Genocide

@article{Mahoney2019IndigenousLP,
  title={Indigenous Legal Principles: A Reparation Path for Canada’s Cultural Genocide},
  author={Kathleen E. Mahoney},
  journal={American Review of Canadian Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={49},
  pages={207 - 230}
}
  • Kathleen E. Mahoney
  • Published 3 April 2019
  • Law, Political Science
  • American Review of Canadian Studies
ABSTRACT This article argues that Canada’s justice system and the lawyers that operate within it are ill prepared to comprehend or reconcile the relationship between colonial legal systems and indigenous systems of law. They do not get training in indigenous law, so vital to crafting appropriate reparations for the wrongs justified by colonial practices and prejudices, and that could open doors to reconciliation and healing. The example used in this article to illustrate how the two systems of… 
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