LAW 397

Indigenous Legal Theories

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Focuses on developing theoretical legal perspectives about Indigenous law, its engagement, operation, and practice. Explores and challenges a range of theoretical approaches including Indigenous interpretive theories, Indigenous critical theories, and Indigenous feminist legal theories, broad theoretical constructs and theorization of specific themes within selected legal orders (e.g., property, lands and resources, justice, or gender). Engages western legal and political theories, Indigenous law research methodologies and substantive law, and Indigenous political and legal scholarship.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of LAW 397, LAW 343 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Law offered by the Faculty of Law.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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