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LAW Indigenous Peoples & the Law

This guide is intended to help researchers locate cases, legislation, commentary and databases on Indigenous Peoples and the Law.

Resources for Indigenous Law Studies

This is a starting list of free websites and databases related to the study of the law of Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Interdisciplinary Research

A list of suggested keyword terms for your database searches is found in the "Where to Start" tab of this guide. You can find links to E-Book databases in the "Where to Start" tab of this guide.

This is a list of good interdisciplinary databases where you should begin your aboriginal law research.


Resources related to Indigenous Peoples and the law can be difficult to find. The following is a general list of bibliographies that can help you find documents and resources. You can also use the library search box to find subject-specific bibliographies by going to Advanced Search and including bibliography as a subject term.

International Research

International Law related databases. For a more fullsome list, use the International Law guide.