Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC

Free publications

Click the categories below to see all of our publications. You can read them online in PDF. Or you can order print copies for free.

Categories


A Guide to Aboriginal Harvesting Rights

Explains harvesting rights and what to do if you've been charged with a harvesting offence


Aboriginal Child Protection Process (flow chart)

Provides an overview of the child protection process for Aboriginal families


Aboriginal Child Protection Wallet Card

Lets Aboriginal parents know about their right to get legal advice if they're being investigated for a child protection matter


Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website bookmark

Provides an overview of the types of information and resources on the Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website


Are You Aboriginal? Do You Need Information About Your Legal Rights?

Provides an overview and preview of the Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website


Clear Skies

A graphic novel about family violence and your legal rights


Clear Skies poster

Poster to help share Marnie's story about her experience with family violence.


Clear Skies promotional toolkit

Help share Marnie's story


Emily's Choice

A graphic novel about child protection and your legal rights.


Emily's Choice poster

Poster to help share Emily's story about her experience with child protection.


Emily's Choice promotional toolkit

Help share Emily's story


Estate Administration On-Reserve

Explains how to administer an estate on reserve


Estate Administration On-Reserve: Templates package

Contains sample forms and letters for administering an estate on reserve


Gladue Primer

No longer up-to-date. See Gladue Rights at Bail and Sentencing and Your Gladue Rights to find out more about Gladue rights and Gladue reports.


Gladue Rights at Bail and Sentencing

Infographic poster shows when Gladue rights apply for Aboriginal people during the criminal court process


Gladue Submission Guide

Explains how to prepare an oral or written submission for a hearing


Income Assistance on Reserve in BC

Explains income assistance on reserve, how to apply, and who can help


Living Together or Living Apart

Explains the basics of family law in BC. Includes information on separation and divorce, including how to work out child and spousal support.


Parents' Rights, Kids' Rights

Explains what happens if the ministry has concerns about your child's safety or plans to remove your child from your home


Understanding Aboriginal Child Protection/Removal Matters

Explains what Aboriginal parents can do during a child protection investigation


Understanding Child Protection Mediation for Aboriginal Families

Explains how a mediator can help you work with the ministry


Understanding Court Orders and Hearings

Explains many of the court orders and hearings involved in child protection cases


Understanding Delegated Aboriginal Agencies

Explains what delegated Aboriginal agencies are and their potential role in child protection matters


Understanding the Extended Family Program

Explains how you can have your child stay with family or friends instead of going into foster care


What's First Nations Court?

Explains restorative justice at First Nations Court


Your Gladue Rights

Explains Gladue rights under the Criminal Code of Canada