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Aboriginal Law and Advocacy - Program Resource Guide

The following are intended to provide a brief introduction to library/web resources for the program of ABORIGINAL LAW & ADVOCACY. For additional materials and assistance, please consult staff.

Books and Directories

Aboriginal & treaty rights practice. 2007
Aboriginal self-government in Canada: current trends and issues. 2008
Annotated Indian act, including related treaties, statutes… 2007
Consolidated native law statutes, regulations and treaties. 2007
First Nations governance law. 2006
Modern First Nations legislation annotated. 2008
Native law.
Report of the Ipperwash Inquiry. 2007
Where the pavement ends: Canada’s aboriginal recovery movement… 2008
Women in Canada: a gender-based statistical report. 2006

For additional titles, please check the Library Catalogue.

Audio Visual Materials

Back to Pikangikum. 2004 (video)
Hollow water. 2000 (video)
Journey to Nunavut. 1999 (video)
Matter of trust. 1998 (video)
Seekers series. 2001 (videos)

For additional titles, please check the Library Catalogue.

Periodicals (Magazines, Journals, Serials)

Following are recommended print titles for the program of ABORIGINAL LAW & ADVOCACY:

Canada Supreme Court Reports
Canadian Human Rights Reporter
Canadian Journal of Native Education
Canadian Journal of Native Studies
Journal of Aboriginal Health
Law Now
Native Law
Wawatay News

For a complete listing of all periodicals in the Library, please check the Library Catalogue. For online periodicals check A to Z.


Electronic databases provide access to current articles. Use when looking for a short article or current information on the topic. Choose any of the following databases:

Canada Statute Service
Canadian Labour Law Library
CBCA Reference (ProQuest)
Criminal Spectrum (Online)
NetLibrary (Electronic Books)

Internet Resources

The following website addresses were available at time of printing. Please note that these sites may change without notice.

Aboriginal Portal
Canadian Legal Information Institute
Canadian Native Law Cases
Doing Legal Research in Canada
First Nation Information Project (FNIP)
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)