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Author Ryan, Joan, 1932-

Title Doing things the right way : Dene traditional justice in Lac La Martre, N.W.T. / by Joan Ryan ; research partners, Lac La Martre Band Council, Dene Cultural Institute, Arctic Institute of North America ; research team, Marie Adele Rabesca [and others]
Published Calgary : University of Calgary Press, [1995]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 150 pages) : illustrations, 1 map
Series desLibris. Books collection
Contents "Doing things the right way: the way you were taught" -- Family rules: rules for living together -- Living politically according to the Dene ways -- Using the past to build a better future -- Taking back control: three case examples -- Conflict between Dogib and non-Dene justice systems -- Conclusions and recommendations
Summary "By exposing the very different values and legal systems of the Dene and non-Dene, this books sets the framework for the possibility of a Dene-controlled and culturally appropriate justice system ... [is] of value to those interested in native self-government, constitutional rights, and aboriginal law, as well as to all those involved with First Nations peoples."--Back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-146) and index
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Subject Customary law -- Northwest Territories -- Lac La Martre.
Dogrib Indians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Dogrib Indians -- Social life and customs.
Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Northwest Territories -- Lac La Martre.
Justice, Administration of -- Northwest Territories -- Lac La Martre.
Form Electronic book
Author Arctic Institute of North America.
Dene Cultural Institute (Yellowknife, N.W.T.)
Lac La Martre Band Council.
ISBN 0585127670 (electronic bk.)
1552383288 (electronic bk.)
9780585127675 (electronic bk.)
9781552383285 (electronic bk.)