Aboriginal title, rights and the Canadian constitution




Neilson, William A. W.
Robinson, Roderick
Watts, George
Wilson, Bill
Mathias, Joe

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Presents two sets of interviews by Professor Bill Neilson, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, with Native leaders in B.C. The discussion concerns aboriginal land title and rights, and covers three main aspects of the issue: what is meant by aboriginal land rights and title; why the Native community in B.C. is pressing its case for recognition of those rights; what is likely to happen in the near future in the federal and provincial forums. With Roderick Robinson, George Watts, Bill Wilson, Joe Mathias. Program team: Murray Edwards, Margaret Haughey, Brishkai Lund, Garry McKevitt. Advisory committee: Mavis Gillie, Keith Jobson, Richard King, Robert Warren. Production crew: Gord More. Cam Scott, Scott Summerfeldt, Michael Wegerif. This program has been sponsored by The Nishga Tribal Council, The Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, United Native Nations, The Assembly of First Nations, Project North Faculty of Law, UVic and partially funded by The Secretary of State.