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Indigenous Peoples: legal resources: Books

Subjects: Law - Foreign Law

In particular legal focus

Note that these works are held in different parts of the Law Library - please ask a member of staff for help if you have a shelf mark /call number you don't understand!

Finding commentary

Some Subject search terms with a clearly legal dimension to try in SOLO

Indigenous peoples (International law)
Indigenous peoples -- Legal status, laws, etc
Indigenous peoples -- Civil rights
Indigenous peoples    Land tenure

Legal polycentricity
Customary law

Perhaps less obvious, but potentially useful subject searches include ...
Self-determination, National
Indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples -- Social conditions
Indigenous peoples -- Economic conditions

Traditional ecological knowledge
Sustainable development

Minorities   Legal status, laws, etc
Minorities -- Civil rights

Linguistic minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc
Linguistic rights

Race discrimination -- Law and legislation

Below examples of general introductions

Antipodean or North American Focus?


Equal opportunities, discrimination, minorities

KM208.43 Racial Discrimination
KM208.431 Indigenous Peoples
KM208.432 Treaty Rights
KM208.433 Land Claims
KM208.434 Self Government


The jurisdiction the work is deals with is indicated by the following codes - A8 Australia, C1 Canada, N4 New Zealand, U4 United States 

And colonial legacy