Justice and aboriginal people by James Dumont

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  • Indians of North America -- Canada -- Criminal justice system.,
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- Canada.

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Statementsubmitted by James Dumont.
Series[A.J.I. research papers -- 14], Research papers (Manitoba. Public Inquiry into the Administration of Justice and Aboriginal People) -- 14.
ContributionsManitoba. Public Inquiry into the Administration of Justice and Aboriginal People.
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Pagination53 leaves :
Number of Pages53
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