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Legal Information for Indigenous People

Legal Information for Indigenous People

This booklet provides basic & accessible legal information for Indigenous people facing legal issues, incl. the justice systems, children & families, rights & protections, death & taxes, income security, and class actions. It explains how the laws can vary for people based on their Indigeneity.

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produced by
Bella Coola Legal Advocacy Program
produced in
2022
last reviewed
August 2022 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
basics
tags
family homes on reserves, Jordan's principle, child welfare system, Gladue Reports, restorative justice, applying for legal aid, Indigenous Courts, Aboriginal rights, hunting rights, fishing rights, circuit courts, complaints against the RCMP, police custody and arrests, DFO & COS, MCFD social workers