Without Treaty, Without Conquest: Indigenous Sovereignty in Post- Delgamuukw British Columbia

  title={Without Treaty, Without Conquest: Indigenous Sovereignty in Post- Delgamuukw British Columbia},
  author={Christopher Fritz Roth},
  journal={Wicazo Sa Review},
  pages={143 - 165}
  • C. Roth
  • Published 1 August 2002
  • Law
  • Wicazo Sa Review
In British Columbia right now the year is A.D. 1492. That is the most concise and forward-looking reading of a 1997 appellate decision by Canada's Supreme Court that reverses key findings in the 1991 decision in the First Nations land-claims case Delgamuukw v. the Queen. The implications of the decision are so monumental that many in the media, in provincial and national politics, and even on First Nations treaty-negotiating teams have not yet fully comprehended how farreaching the new legal… 
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