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dc.contributor.advisorHenderson, James Sakej Y.en_US
dc.creatorBitternose, Leahen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-08-27T12:00:13Z
dc.date.available2014-08-27T12:00:13Z
dc.date.created2014-04en_US
dc.date.issued2014-08-26en_US
dc.date.submittedApril 2014en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10388/ETD-2014-04-1536en_US
dc.description.abstractABSTRACT The purpose of this thesis is to assess the Crown’s Constitutional duty of consultation and its application on the holders of Treaty rights. Indigenous legal and Constitutional orders are the underpinning of the consensual Treaties. They were negotiated by sovereign nations through mutual consent and established a distinct Constitutional authority establishing rights, responsibilities and rules of coexistence. Their implementation is a Crown Constitutional obligation. This thesis argues that the duty to consult jurisprudence reveals systemic colonial problems in the common law Treaty rights paradigm by colonial interpretation, unilateral abridgement and justified infringement of the consensual Treaty. Further, judicial and politically created doctrines of the honour of the Crown and reconciliation are rendered meaningless when used as part of the ongoing colonial paradigm and abridgement of Treaties. This thesis argues that Canada must enter a post-colonial era by giving content to Indigenous legal and Constitutional orders by implementing Treaty through Treaty Constitutionalism. This requires Canada to undertake a Constitutional paradigm shift to accord the sacred and inviolable Treaties their proper place as foundational instruments in the building of Canada. This means, as well, that the only forum for proper consultation on the numbered Treaties is through Constitutional conferences with full and equal participation of Treaty First Nations.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.subjectKihci-Asotamâtowinen_US
dc.subjectThe Treaty Sovereigns' Sacred Agreementsen_US
dc.subjectThe Crown's Constitutional Obligationsen_US
dc.subjectTreaty Rightsen_US
dc.subjectTreaty Constitutionalismen_US
dc.titleKihci-Asotamâtowin (The Treaty Sovereigns' Sacred Agreements) and The Crown's Constitutional Obligations to Holders of Treaty Rights through Consultation and Restoration of Treaty Constitutionalism.en_US
thesis.degree.departmentLawen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineLawen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Saskatchewanen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Laws (LL.M.)en_US
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dc.type.genreThesisen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberZlotkin, Normanen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberNewman, Dwighten_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberVon Tigerstrom, Barbaraen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberCoyle, Michaelen_US


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