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Alberta Métis Settlements
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Courts, land, claims, legislation and rights
Provincial court decisions (Alberta): Poitras et al v A-G Alberta, 1969 (re: Métis Betterment Trust Fund misappropriation - full text and timeline); regarding hunting and fishing, and other decisions; etc.
Provincial and federal claims: litigation, cases, proceedings, statements of claim, agreements-in-principle, etc.
Federal court decisions: 2003 September 19 - R v Powley 2003 S. C. J. No 43; Calder; Delgamuuku; Guerin; Sioui; Sparrow; etc.
Statements on Métis rights: The Powley Test (2003 - Supreme Court statement on Métis aboriginal rights determination); read the Interim Harvesting Agreement resulting from Powley between Alberta and the Settlements General Council; Premier Peter Lougheed's statement on jurisdiction and the Métis (1984); Métis Land Rights in Alberta (Edmonton: MAA, 1981); Métisism: A Canadian Identity (Edmonton : Alberta Federation of Metis Settlement Associations, 1982); Manitoba Act (1870); Métis Nation Accord (proposed 1992); Constitution Act (1982) see also court decisions; etc.
Dominion Lands Act (1879 42 Victoria, C.31)
Manitoba Act (1870 33 Victoria, C.3)
Natural Resources Transfer Agreement (1930)
Constitution Act (1982)
Métis Population Betterment Act C6 Nov. 22 1938
Métis Population Betterment Act C329, RSA 1942
Métis Settlements Accord Implementation Act, RSA 2000 cM-15
The Constitution of Alberta Amendment Act 1990
Métis Settlements Land Protection Act. RSA 2000 cM-16
Métis Settlements Act, RSA 2000 cM-14
April 2004 proposed amendments: full text Bill 30
Some amendments noted in rewritten legislation on Alberta Queen's Printer site - but, according to one source, have not received royal proclamation as of Feb. 2005
to other databases: 1. Nunavut significant dates
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