Aboriginal title in New Zealand
Aboriginal title is a common law doctrine that the land rights of indigenous peoples to customary tenure persist after the assumption of sovereignty under settler colonialism. The requirements of pro...
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Native title in Australia
In Australia, the common law doctrine of Aboriginal title is referred to as native title, which is "the recognition by Australian law that Indigenous people have rights and interests to their land tha...
Canadian Aboriginal law
Canadian Aboriginal law is the body of Canadian law that concerns a variety of issues related to aboriginal peoples in Canada. Aboriginal law provides certain rights to land and traditional practices....
Aboriginal title in the United States
The United States was the first jurisdiction to acknowledge the common law doctrine of aboriginal title (also known as "original Indian title" or "Indian right of occupancy"). Native American tribes a...
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Māori Land Court
The Māori Land Court (Māori: Te Kooti Whenua Māori) is the specialist court in New Zealand that hears matters relating to Māori land.The Māori Land Court was established in 1865 as the Native Land Cou...
Völkner Incident
The Völkner Incident describes the murder of the missionary Carl Sylvius Völkner in New Zealand in 1865 and the consequent reaction of the Government of New Zealand in the midst of the New Zealand War...
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Pioneer (paddle-steamer)
Pioneer was a 19th-century paddle-steamer gunboat used in New Zealand. Built in Sydney to the order of the New Zealand colonial government by the Australian Steam Navigation Company, she cost 9,500 p...
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HMS North Star (1824)
HMS North Star was a 28-gun Atholl class corvette sixth-rate post ship built to an 1817 design by the Surveyors of the Navy. She was launched in 1824.
From 1826 to 1828 under Captain Arabin, North...
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U.S. state nonintercourse acts
The Nonintercourse Act (also known as the Indian Intercourse Act or the Indian Nonintercourse Act) is the collective name given to six statutes passed by the Congress in 1790, 1793, 1796, 1799, 1802,...
Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagulk Peoples v Victoria
Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagulk Peoples v Victoria is a decision of the Federal Court of Australia delivered on 13 December 2005 by Justice Ron Merkel in respect of a native titl...
Oregon Treaty
The Oregon Treaty is a treaty between the United Kingdom and the United States that was signed on June 15, 1846, in Washington, D.C. The treaty brought an end to the Oregon boundary dispute by settlin...
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Stuart Newall
Stuart Newall (1843–1919) was a New Zealand soldier and military leader. He was a key player in the Dog Tax War.
New Zealand wars
The New Zealand Wars, which were long known as the Māori Wars, were a series of armed conflicts that took place in New Zealand from 1845 to 1872 between the New Zealand government and indigenous Māori...
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List of New Zealand Wars Victoria Cross recipients
The Victoria Cross (VC) was awarded to 15 recipients for action during the New Zealand Wars. The VC is a military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of armed forces of...
List of New Zealand Wars Victoria Cross recipients - Wikipedia
Office of Treaty Settlements
The Office of Treaty Settlements (in Māori: Te Tari Whakatau Take e pa ana ki te Tiriti o Waitangi) is an office within the New Zealand Ministry of Justice tasked with negotiating settlements due to h...
New Zealand land confiscations
The New Zealand land confiscations took place during the 1860s to punish the Kingitanga movement for attempting to set up an alternative, Māori, form of government that forbade the selling of land to ...
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Native Title Act 1993
The Native Title Act 1993 ("NTA") is a law passed by the Australian Parliament the purpose of which is "to provide a national system for the recognition and protection of native title and for its co-e...
Native Title Amendment Act 1998
The Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth), also commonly referred to as the "10 Point Plan" is an Australian native title law created by the John Howard led Liberal Government in response to the 1996 ...
Tangata whenua
Tangata whenua ([ˈtaŋata ˈfɛnʉ.a]) is a Māori term of the indigenous peoples of New Zealand and literally means "people of the land", from tangata, 'people' and whenua land.
According to Williams'...
Parihaka
Parihaka is a small community in the Taranaki region of New Zealand, located between Mount Taranaki and the Tasman Sea. In the 1870s and 1880s the settlement, then reputed to be the largest Māori vill...
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Wik Peoples v Queensland
Wik Peoples v The State of Queensland (commonly known as the Wik decision) is a decision of the High Court of Australia delivered on 23 December 1996 on whether statutory leases extinguish native titl...
William Williams (bishop)
William Williams (18 July 1800 – 1878) was the first Anglican Bishop of Waiapu and the father and grandfather of two others. Williams was consecrated as the Bishop of Waiapu on 3 April 1859 at the mee...
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New Zealand foreshore and seabed controversy
The New Zealand foreshore and seabed controversy is a debate in the politics of New Zealand. It concerns the ownership of the country's foreshore and seabed, with many Māori groups claiming that Māori...
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Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004
The Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004 is Act of the Parliament of New Zealand. It arose out of, and further fueled, the New Zealand foreshore and seabed controversy.It was replaced by the Marine and Coas...
Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011
The Marine and Coastal Area (Takutai Moana) Act 2011 is an Act of the Parliament of New Zealand created to replace the Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004.
The Marine and Coastal Area Act:
Indian reservation
An Indian reservation is a legal designation for an area of land managed by a Native American tribe under the US Bureau of Indian Affairs, rather than the governments of the US states in which they ar...
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Yarmirr v Northern Territory
Yarmirr v Northern Territory, [2001] HCA 56, was an application for the determination of native title to seas, sea-bed and sub-soil, appealed to the High Court of Australia.
The application was m...
Bastion Point
Bastion Point (Takaparawhau in Māori) is a coastal piece of land in Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand, overlooking the Waitemata Harbour. The area has significance in New Zealand history for its role in 1...
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Gurindji strike
131°06′59″E / 17.38698°S 131.11641°E / -17.38698; 131.11641The Gurindji Strike (or Wave Hill Walk-Off) was a walk-off and strike by 200 Gurindji stockmen, house servants and t...
Alfred Nesbit Brown
Alfred Nesbit Brown (23 October 1803 – 7 September 1884) was a member of the Church Missionary Society and one of a number of missionaries who travelled to New Zealand in the early 19th century ...