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February 2, 2017
9781895830613
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Postcolonial Sovereignty?

The Nisga'a Final Agreement

In 1999 the Nisga'a First Nation in Northwestern British Columbia signed a landmark agreement which not only settled their land claim but outlined significant powers that could be exercised by its government. This book analyzes the impact the agreement has on federal/provincial/First Nations relations, but also in a concise manner examines the major terms of the agreement. The author summarizes the settlement and, more importantly, the powers over land, resources, education, and cultural policy granted to the Nisga'a government. She notes that the agreement marks a major departure from previous land claims agreements and outlines the opposition, including two court challenges, mounted against the agreement.

About the Author

Tracie Scott is a member of the Alberta bar and holds a doctorate in law from Birkbeck College, University of London.

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