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Defining Aboriginal Title in the 90's: Has the Supreme Court Finally Got It Right?
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  • Kent McNeil, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University
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The arrival of Europeans in North America had a profound impact on the Aboriginal peoples who had been living here for thousands of years. Virtually everything changed: unfamiliar diseases like smallpox ravished the population; the fur trade and European settlement and resource use decimated the wildlife; new technology such as firearms altered Aboriginal economies and tribal relations; Christian evangelism affected spiritual beliefs and values; European imposition of sovereignty and governmental structures weakened, and in some cases replaced, Aboriginal forms of government; and so on. But more than anything else, the taking of Aboriginal lands by Europeans has probably had the greatest long-term impact on the Aboriginal peoples.

ISBN
1550143697
Publication Date
1-1-1998
Publisher
Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies, York University
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Citation Information
Kent McNeil. Defining Aboriginal Title in the 90's: Has the Supreme Court Finally Got It Right?. Toronto(1998)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/kent_mcneil/133/