Field Law has an extensive background with the members of numerous First Nations, Inuit and Metis communities in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. We have a team of dedicated professionals who have a current understanding of the many issues facing these individuals and communities.
The Indian Act in Canada is a Canadian federal law that governs in matters pertaining to Indian status, bands, and Indian reserves. The act authorizes the Canadian federal government to regulate and administer the affairs and day-to-day lives or registered Indians and reserve communities.
Field Law offers knowledgeable and extensive services pertaining to the Indian Act, including but not limited to:
- Indian Residential School Claims
- Aboriginal and Treaty rights and negotiation of such rights and titles
- Aboriginal Laws
- Indigenous Law
- Land claims
- Estate administration matters related to the Indian Act