Aboriginal Law

Tessmer Law Offices is located in Okanagan Territory in the Interior of British Columbia. We believe in working for Aboriginal Peoples in their traditional territories.

We live in and love the beautiful territories of the Interior and understand the importance of ensuring coexistence of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Peoples to in turn ensure social, cultural, economic and environmental sustainability for future generations.

Aboriginal Title and Indigenous Land Rights

Section 35 of the Canadian Constitution provides constitutional protection for Aboriginal Title and Rights, saying that “the existing Aboriginal and Treaty rights of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada are hereby recognized and affirmed.” More...

Aboriginal and Treaty Rights

Aboriginal peoples who exercise their Aboriginal rights on the ground are often prosecuted. More...

Aboriginal Rights Defences

Defending or bringing Aboriginal Rights cases in court is very complicated. More...

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