Subject: Law
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 2 Seminar/Discussion hours and 1 Reading hours
College: Law
Department: Law (Dean's Office)


The question of the legal rights of Indigenous peoples has emerged in a number of states since the last half of the twentieth century, and has influenced developments in the United Nations and the Organization of the American States, and also in their constituent organizations. This course will examine these developments. A major focus of the course will be on a comparative examination of the legal and policy developments pertaining to indigenous peoples in selected states.

Note: LAW 436 recommended. Students with credit for LAW 819 will not receive credit for this course.

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