1 In the process of expanding metropolitan territories, a number of colonizing States as well as their colonial territories and subsequent successor States frequently entered into treaties with indigenous peoples. The practice is perhaps most widely known in what are now the United States of America (‘US’), Canada, and New Zealand. Today, the expression ‘treaties with indigenous peoples’ refers to situations where the indigenous people concerned live within the home or metropolitan territory of a State. Indigenous treaties were also often employed to establish...
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