UBCIC Publications

The BC Indian Position Paper, Draft Copy
(before August 14, 1970)

The BC Indian Position Paper, Draft Copy
(August 14, 1970)

A Declaration of Indian Rights: The BC Indian Position Paper
(November 17, 1970)

The Lands We Lost: A History of Cut-off Lands and Land Losses from Indian Reserves in British Columbia by Reuben Ware, UBCIC (1974)

What are Cut-off Lands?
UBCIC (1974)

Our Homes Are Bleeding: A Short History of Indian Reserves
by Reuben Ware, UBCIC (1975)

UBCIC Declaration
(May 17, 1976)

Federal Recognition of Indian Fishing Rights in British Columbia
by Barbara and Robert B. Lane, UBCIC (1978)

Aboriginal Rights Position Paper
UBCIC (1978)

Aboriginal Rights Position Paper
UBCIC (1980)

Aboriginal Rights Resource Kit
(1980)

Aboriginal Title and Rights Position Paper
UBCIC (1985)

The Indian Act & What It Means
UBCIC (1988)

The Sechelt Act & What It Means
UBCIC (1988)

Indian Water Rights in British Columbia: A Handbook
UBCIC (1991)

Aboriginal Title: Implementation
UBCIC (1998)

Certainty: Canada's Struggle to Extinguish Aboriginal Title
UBCIC (1998)

Fish Farms, Zero Tolerance: Indian Salmon Don't Do Drugs
UBCIC (1998)

Modern Land Claim Agreements: Through the Nisga'a Looking Glass
UBCIC (1998)

Nisga'a Agreement: Plain Language Summary
UBCIC (1998)

Chief Kerry's Moose: A Guidebook to Land Use and Occupancy Mapping, Research Design and Data Collection
UBCIC and Ecotrust Canada (2000)

The Corbiere Ruling
UBCIC (2000)

Union of BC Indian Chiefs' Initial Response: Canada's Civil Society Consultations for the World Conference Against Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance 2001
UBCIC (2000)

Calling Forth Our Future: Options for the Exercise of Indigenous People's Authority in Child Welfare
UBCIC (2002)

A Short Commentary on Land Claims in BC
Dr. Bruce Miller (2003)

The Evolution of British Columbia's Heritage Environment: An Overview and Discussion of First Nations Issues
UBCIC (2003)

Stolen Lands, Broken Promises: Researching the Indian Land Question in BC – An Introduction to Research Strategies and Archival Research for Band Researchers
UBCIC (2005)

Recovery and Renewal – Reclaiming Indigenous Citizenship
(2012)

UBCIC Heritage Conservation ActionPlan
(2012)

First Nations Heritage Planning Toolkit
(2013)

True, Lasting Reconciliation
(2018)

Elder Abuse Guide
(2019)

Road to Reconciliation: Discussion Paper On Drivers Licensing
(2020)

Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Indian Act Submission to: Indigenous Services Canada and Justice Canada
(2022)

Specific Claims Publications

In Bad Faith: Justice at Last and Canada's Failure to Resolve Specific Claims, Joint Report presented to Prime Minister Stephen Harper
prepared by National Claims Research Directors (March 9, 2015)

Taking Action, Building Trust: A Response to the Office of the Auditor General’s Report on Specific Claims, presented to Minister Carolyn Bennett
prepared by National Claims Research Directors (January 2017)

“On a Human Rights Foundation”: Creating a Nation-to-Nation, Rights-Based Approach for Addressing Indigenous Nations’ Historical Losses
The BC Specific Claims Working Group Submission to the AFN-INAC Joint Technical Working Group on Specific Claims (July 24, 2017)

“Litigation as Usual”? Reforming Canada’s Conduct at the Specific Claims Tribunal
a discussion paper by the BC Specific Claims Working Group (June 13, 2018)

A New Way Forward: Incorporating Indigenous Laws and Legal Orders into Specific Claims Processes
discussion paper written by Ardith Walkem on behalf of the BC Specific Claims Working Group (August 2018)

A New Claims Backlog: Canada’s Failure to Meet the Legislated Three-Year Deadline to Respond to Specific Claims
prepared by the BC Specific Claims Working Group (November 26, 2018)

Back to the Backlog: Canada’s Inaction on Late Specific Claims Assessments
prepared by the BC Specific Claims Working Group (May 2, 2019)

Canada’s Conduct at the Specific Claims Tribunal & the Need for Reform
a follow-up report by the BC Specific Claims Working Group (July 4, 2019)

The Work Ahead: Eliminating Canada’s Conflict of Interest to Create a Fair, Legitimate Process for Resolving Specific Claims
The BC Specific Claims Working Group Submission to the AFN Engagement Session on an Independent Process (December 18, 2019)

Specific Claims Research Funding: Emerging Challenges and Principles for Collaboration
a report by the National Claims Research Directors (July 6, 2020)

Evaluation of the Specific Claims Assessment and Settlement Process
Written Submission, Jody Woods, Research Director, Union of BC Indian Chiefs (October 8, 2020)

Access to Information and Privacy Publications

Impaired Access: Submission to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Regarding Bill C-58: “An Act to Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to Make Consequential Amendments to Other Acts"
submitted by National Claims Research Directors(October 16, 2017)

Submission to the BC Ministry of Citizens’ Services Freedom of Information and Privacy Review
submitted by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (April 9, 2018)

Legal Review of Bill C-58
prepared for the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs, National Claims Research Directors & the Indigenous Bar Association by Bruce McIvor & Kate Gunn (October 25, 2018)

The Impacts of Bill C-58 on First Nations’ Access to Information A Discussion Paper Following the Review of Bill C-58 by the Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
prepared by National Claims Research Directors and Union of BC Indian Chiefs (March 20, 2019)

Full Disclosure: Canada’s Conflict of Interest in Controlling First Nations’ Access to Information: A Discussion Paper Respecting the One Year Review of the Access to Information Act, and the Modernization of the Privacy Act
prepared by National Claims Research Directors and Union of BC Indian Chiefs (November 4, 2022)

Documentary Films

The Land is the Culture: A Case for BC Indian Land Claims
produced by Fred Cawsey, Keith Bradbury & Gundar Lipsbergs for UBCIC (1975)

Sinumwack: Bella Coola Oolichan Run
directors and producers: James Bizzocchi and Peter Kellington for UBCIC (1978)

We'll Do Our Fishing
directors and producers: James Bizzocchi and Peter Kellington for UBCIC (1978)

Hat Creek
Director: James Bizzocchi ; Producer: Steven Basil for UBCIC (1979)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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