Aboriginal and Indigenous Law

Key Resources


The Difference Between Aboriginal and Indigenous Law

"Canadian Aboriginal law is the body of Canadian law that explores issues related to Indigenous peoples in Canada. Indigenous law refers to the legal traditions, customs and practices of Indigenous peoples and groups."

Source: The Rise of Aboriginal Law by Kerry Banks


The following texts may be a good starting off point for your research:

GETTING STARTED > Indigenous Research Methodologies

Indigenous methodologies build on the body of knowledge of indigenous peoples about themselves and for their own needs as peoples, and challenge Western research perspectives pertaining to Indigenous peoples as objects of investigation.