This course introduces students to the main legal topics involving First Nations in British Columbia and Indigenous people across Canada, including constitutional relations between governments, the Indian Act, Indigenous governance, citizenship, laws affecting Indigenous women, family law, treaty-making, and land and resource management issues.


LAW 101, LAW 110 and LAW 210; OR 45 credits of 100-level or higher coursework

Course Notes

LAW 331 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

LAW 331 is equivalent to LAW 430. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and LAW 430.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).


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