Peer Reviewed Publications

This page contains a list of recent publications from our lead investigators and collaborators.

Sheryl Lightfoot and David MacDonald “Treaty Relations between Indigenous Peoples: Advancing Global Understandings of Self-Determination,” in NEW DIVERSITIES an online journal published by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (2017).

David MacDonald “The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Genocide, Indian Residential Schools, and the Challenge of Conciliation,” from the University of Toronto Press (Forthcoming 2019).

David MacDonald Exporting Aotearoa New Zealand’s Biculturalism: Lessons for Aboriginal-Settler Relations in Canada” in New Zealand And The World: Past, Present And Future (ed. Patman, Iati & Kiglics) from World Scientific Publishing Co (2018).

David MacDonald and Jackie Gills “Sovereignty, Indigeneity, and Biopower: The Carceral Trajectories of Canada’s Forced Removals of Indigenous Children and the Contemporary Prison System” Sites: New Series vol. 14, No. 1 (2017).

David MacDonald “Do We Need Kiwi Lessons in Biculturalism? Considering the Usefulness of Aotearoa/New Zealand’s Pākehā Identity in Re-Articulating Indigenous Settler Relations in Canada in Canadian Journal of Political Science vol. 29, issue 4 (2016).

Sheryl Lightfoot “Global Indigenous Politics: A Subtle Revolution,” from Routledge (2016).

Sheryl Lightfoot “A Promise Too Far?: The Justin Trudeau Government and Indigenous Rights” in Canada Among Nations (ed. Hillmer & Lagasse) from Palgrave MacMilan (2018).

Sheryl Lightfoot “Adopting and Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Canada’s Existential Crisis” in Surviving Canada: Indigenous Peoples Celebrate 150 Years of Betrayal (ed. Ladner & Tait) from ARP (2017).

Sheryl Lightfoot “Revealing, Reporting and Reflecting: Indigenous Studies Research as Praxis in Reconciliation Projects” in Sources and Methods in Indigenous Studies (ed. Andersen & O’Brien) from Routledge (2016).

Sheryl Lightfoot “Indigenous Mobilisation and Activism in the UN System,” in Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (ed. Short & Lennox) from Taylor & Francis Group (2015).

Paul Joffe and Sheryl Lightfoot, “Legislative Framework Essential for UN Declaration.” Hill Times, January 10, 2018.

Jason Tockman and Sheryl Lightfoot. “Reconciliation at 150 – Canada’s Great Challenge.” Vancouver Sun, August 17, 2017.

Robert Joseph, “The Waters of the Māori: Law and State Law.” A paper prepared for the New Zealand Māori Council, January 23, 2017.

Robert Joseph, Mylene Rakena, Mary Te Kuini Jones, Rogena Sterling, and Celeste Rakena. “The Treaty, Tikanga Māori and Ecosystem-Based Management in Aotearoa New Zealand – Possible Ways Forward,” in relation to the National Science Challenge Sustainable Seas – Ko Ngā Moana Whakauka and Te Mata Hautū – the Māori and Indigenous Governance Center, Te Piringa-Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato in 2019.

Claire Charters. “Indigenous Peoples Rights to Lands, Territories and Resources in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples,” in J. Hohmann, M. Weller (Eds.) The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Commentary. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2018.

Claire Charters. “Finding the rights balance: A methodology to balance Indigenous peoples’ rights in decision making.” in New Zealand Law Review, Issue 4. 2017.

Rauna Kuokkanen. “Restructuring Relations: Indigenous Self-Determination, Governance, and Gender.” Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2019.