ContentsForeword / Tony Penikett -- Introduction / John D. Whyte -- Pt. 1 / The legal and political context for Aboriginal justice -- The Constitutional context -- ch. 1 / The generative structure of Aboriginal rights / Brian Slattery -- ch. 2 / Honouring the treaty acknowledgement of First Nations self-government: Achieving justice through self -determination / Merrilee Rasmussen -- Conceptualizing Aboriginal rights -- ch. 3 / Looking ahead: A pragmatic outlook on Aboriginal self-rule / Martin Blanchard -- ch. 4 / Reconciliation: Legal conception(s) and faces of justice / Dwight G. Newman -- Sovereignly and development -- ch. 5 / Striking a balance: The rights of Aboriginal peoples and the rule of law in Canada / Thomas Isaac -- ch. 6 / Developmental and legal perspectives on Aboriginal justice administration / John D. Whyte -- Pt. 2 / Challenges of First Nations and Métis justice -- Effective Aboriginal authority -- ch. 7 / Justice authorities in self-government agreements: The importance of conditions and mechanisms of implementation / Stephanie Irlbacher-Fox -- Making structural changes in criminal justice -- ch. 8 / The criminal justice system and Aboriginal people / Margot Hurlbert and John McKenzie -- Aboriginal women and criminal justice -- ch. 9 / R. v. Gladue: Sentencing and the gendered impacts of colonialism / Angela Cameron -- Making restorative justice work -- ch. 10 / The impact of reporting requirements on restorative justice agencies: Implications for self-determination / Barbara Tomporowski -- The Charter of Rights in Aboriginal government -- ch. 11 / First Nations and the Charter of Rights / Bill Rafoss -- ch. 12 / Indigenous and state justice systems in Kenya: Toward a realization of justice / Winifred Kamau.
NotesPurich's aboriginal issues series.
Proceedings of a conference held in Regina, Sask., Mar. 1-3, 2006.
Published in association with the Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy, University of Regina.
Includes bibliographical references and index.