New review on heritage legislation: A Selected Review of Federal and Provincial Legislation Implicating Indigenous Heritage in British Columbia.
Are you involved in Indigenous cultural heritage projects and are looking for more information about the laws that apply to Indigenous heritage in B.C.? A Selected Review of Federal and Provincial Legislation Implicating Indigenous Cultural Heritage in British Columbia is a new resource with information about federal and provincial laws in Canada, as well international laws or policies, that impact Indigenous heritage in B.C.
About the Report on Heritage Legislation
The legislation discussed in this review includes, but is not limited to, the Heritage Conservation Act and Bill C-15, as well as the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP), laws on intellectual property, museums and archives, reserve lands, parks and more.
The final section of the review includes a list of additional resources on laws and Indigenous cultural heritage, information on modern treaties and other legislation with impacts on Indigenous heritage.
The review is published by FPCC and written by Dr. Catherine Bell, Professor Emerita, Faculty of Law University of Alberta with expertise in Indigenous rights, property law and cultural heritage, and Sarah Lazin, Master of Laws student at the University of Ottawa. FPCC is grateful to Catherine and Sarah for the work they did to develop this important resource and for sharing it with us.
You may view and download the review and its Executive Summary in the FPCC Resource Library here.
Additional Heritage Resources
Resources on Indigenous cultural heritage such as policy papers, forum reports, definitions and terms for Indigenous cultural heritage and more are found in the Heritage category of the FPCC Resource Library.
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