after land claim settled, given limited self-governance of "marriage, membership, service delivery, internal elections, taxation, and the functioning of indigenous governments" (pg 234 text). operates within the Canadian legal and political framework.
limitations to this method are: land claims have become similar to real estate transactions, "usufruct rights for giving up land. other commitments made by goernments have not been met so far. not negotiated on a nation-to-nation basis, but tripartite (including province), and government delegating negotiation to industry when impact possible. pg 234 text
rights have been reduced to delegation of power to control services. operating within Constitution Act means provincial and federal laws still apply. Paramouncy of federal and provincial laws in conflict. pg 235 text