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Indigenous Legal Research

Finding Journal Articles

Journal articles on Canadian Aboriginal law may be written in general law journals, by non-Canadian authors and in non-Canadian journals. To find scholarly articles on your Canadian Aboriginal Law topic, irrespective of the journals in which they appear, refer to:

The journal databases recommended in these guides will help you search hundreds of journals at the same time.


Recent Open Access Articles & Book Chapters on SSRN

Onele, Joseph, 'Impact and Benefit Agreements and the Protection of Indigenous Peoples Rights: Any New Lessons from Canada?' (2018) 16(1) Oil Gas & Energy Law Intelligence 1

McMahon, Thomas, 'The Supreme Court's Indian Residential Schools Cases: The Beatings Continue' (February 27, 2018)

Drake, Karen, 'Language Rights as Aboriginal Rights: From Words to Action' in Kiera L Ladner & Myra J Tait, Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal (Winnipeg: ARP Books, 2017)

Metallic, Naiomi Walqwan, 'The Relationship Between Canada and Indigenous Peoples: Where Are We?' in Canada at 150: The Charter and the Constitution (Irwin Law2017)

Oguamanam, Chidi and Vipal Jain, 'Access and Benefit Sharing, Canadian and Aboriginal Research Ethics Policy after the Nagoya Protocol: Digital DNA and Transformations in Biotechnology' (2017) 3 (1) Journal of Environmental Law and Practice​ 79-112