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Other Lands Settled By The British
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By the latter part of the eighteenth century, British Imperial policy held some regard for indigenous peoples and their rights.

Treaties were signed across much of North America and in New Zealand, while in 1763, a Royal Proclamation for North America acknowledged indigenous rights throughout much of the continent.

During the nineteenth century, court decisions in these countries provided further recognition of the rights of prior inhabitants. This protection was subsequently eroded, as more settlers arrived and pressure on land increased.

Since the 1960's however, the trend has been to restore a degree of recognition of indigenous rights. Unfortunately, in Australia, there was no prior recognition of these rights to re-establish.
...no such recognition...
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Canada, Land Bilong Islanders, New Zealand (Aotearoa), recognition, treaties, United States of America
North America
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Canada, european contact, First Nations Canada, indigenous people, native American, native title, New World, Nunavat, property law, Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Royal Proclamation of 1763, treaties, United States of America
International Comparisons
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British law, Canada, colonialism, Common Law, High Court of Australia, Mabo Case, native title, New Zealand (Aotearoa), United States of America
US Domestic Dependent Nation Doctrine
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1823
indigenous people, International law, treaties, United States of America
Aboriginal Rights & Title In Canada
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1973-1982
Aboriginal Title, Canada, First Nations Canada, native title, treaties, United States of America
Canada's Newest Territory Celebrates
Newspaper
Apr, 3, 1999
Canada, First Nations Canada, indigenous people, Inuit, Nunavat
Other Jurisdictions
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1973
colonisation, Common Law, High Court of Australia, Mabo Case, native title, Papua New Guinea
Terra Nullius
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colonisation, crown land, doctrine of tenure, First Fleet, New South Wales, sovereignty, terra nullius
Aboriginal & Treaty Rights In Aotearoa - NZ
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1840
Common Law, Maori, native title, New Zealand (Aotearoa), Privy Council, Treaty of Waitangi, 1840
Aboriginal & Treaty Rights In Aotearoa - NZ
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1840
Common Law, Maori, native title, New Zealand (Aotearoa), Privy Council, Treaty of Waitangi, 1840
Common Law Rules For New English Territories
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Britain, Britain, British law, Common Law, conquest, International law
The Gove Decision Questioned
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1971
Arnhem Land, Australian Court Case, bark petition, Blackburn, Justice, Canada, Gove, Gove Case, land rights, Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd, 1971 , mining, Nabalco, Northern Territory, Yirrkala
New Zealand
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1840
colonisation, Maori, New Zealand (Aotearoa), sovereignty, treaties, Treaty of Waitangi, 1840
Canada at time of contact
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Canada, tribes
Royal Proclamation of 1763, North America
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1763
Royal Proclamation of 1763, United States of America
Am I telling lies?
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Feb, 12, 1840
Maori, New Zealand (Aotearoa), Treaty of Waitangi, 1840
National Archives of Australia Web Site
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Australia, culture
Nisga'a Nation
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Canada, Nisga'a
Pueblo Indian & Burro
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1880-90
indigenous people, United States of America
Bears Belly
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Curtis, Edward S., indigenous people, United States of America
Noatak Kayaks
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1927
Canada, Curtis, Edward S., Inuit
Hopi Man
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Curtis, Edward S., Hopi, indigenous people