Use this page for leads to subject headings, secondary titles and legislation relevant to the indigenous peoples and health law and policy.
Health law and policy raise distinct issues for Indigenous peoples in Canada due to the practical realities of the social, economic and health situation of some Indigenous populations. Other issues include the historical relations between the state and Indigenous peoples and the role of federal legislation and fiduciary responsibilities in respect of indigenous peoples.
Downie, chapter 13.
O. Hankivsky, ed., Health inequities in Canada: intersectional frameworks and practices, (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2011), chapter 2, "Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Addressing Indigenous Health Inequities in Canada through Theories of Social Determinants of Health and Intersectionality" RA449 H424 2011 (McPherson)
M. Mowbray for International Symposium on the Social Determinants of Indigenous Health, "Social Determinants and Indigenous Health: The international Experience and its policy implications".
J. Waldram, et al. Aboriginal health in Canada: historical, cultural, and epidemiological perspectives (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006) RA449 W275 2006 (McPherson)
Y. Boyer, The international right to health for indigenous peoples in Canada (Ottawa: National Aboriginal Health Organization; Saskatoon: Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan, 2004), Discussion paper series in Aboriginal health. no. 3.
Constitution Act, 1867, 91(4).
On federal government fiduciary relationship with indigenous peoples, see Wewaykum Indian Band v Canada, 2002 SCC 79,  4 SCR 245 and search CanLII for cases citing it on that point.