Aboriginal People

Are you First Nations, Métis, or Inuit?

Gathered on this page are resources that were developed with you in mind. But there may be general resources that are also appropriate.

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CPLEA Suggested Resources

Not sure where to begin finding answers to your questions. Get started with our suggested resources. See additional resources below for more information.

Canada/Federal

This six-page manual seeks to clarify both what the aim of this Supreme Court decision (the Gladue Decision) was and what it means for Aboriginal people involved in the criminal justice system. It also has a section on how NCSA courtworkers can use the Gladue Decision when representing their clients in court.

Related legal topic(s): Aboriginal law

This site offers a number of publications for people who are working in the area of family violence prevention for Aboriginal communities - both on- and off-reserve. The website is a joint initiative of Gignoo Transition House Inc. and Public Legal Education Service of New Brunswick and is designed for use across Canada.

Related legal topic(s): Family violence general resources

Most asked questions related to federal programs and services available to Aboriginal people in Canada.

Related legal topic(s): Aboriginal law

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