Research Publications for Valmaine Toki

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  • Toki, V. (2020). Indigenous Courts. In E. Erez, & P. Ibarra (Eds.), Oxford Encyclopedia of International Criminology. UK: Oxford University Press.. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780190264079.013.655

  • Toki, V., & Centre for International Governance Innovation. (2020). Comparative Perspectives on Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: UNDRIP Implementation: Comparative Approaches, Indigenous Voices from CANZUS. Centre for International Governance Innovation. Retrieved from

  • Ruru, J., Turei, M., Jones, C., Quince, K., Charters, C., Erueti, A., . . . Bright, R. (2020). Inspiring national indigenous legal education for Aotearoa New Zealand's Bachelor of Laws Degree: Phase One. University of Otago: Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation, Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga. Retrieved from

  • Toki, V. (2019). Indigenous Courts - A nod to self-detemination. In Indigenous Sovereignties And Self-Determinations: Tïayoriho’ten’‎. Wendake, Quebec, Canada.

  • Toki, V. (2018). Lessons from the Navajo Tribal Courts – Tikanga Māori as Common Law. New Zealand Universities Law Review.

  • Toki, V. (2018). Respecting and recognising Indigenous rights when challenged by commercial activities. International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 10(1), 1-17. doi:10.5204/ijcis.v10i1.147

  • Toki, V. (2018). Indigenous courts, self-determination and criminal justice. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781351239622

  • Toki, V. (2017). The fragile rights of the Pacific indigenous peoples. New Zealand Law Journal, 9, 338-342.

  • Hasan-Stein, L., & Toki, V. (2017). Commentary on R v Shashana Lee Te Tomo. The truth about sentencing Mãori women. Giving context to the meaning of Mana Whahine. In E. McDonald, R. Powell, M. Stephens, & R. Hunter (Eds.), Feminist Judgments of Aotearoa New Zealand Te Rino: a Two-stranded Rope (pp. 513-521). Hart Publishing Limited.

  • Toki, V. (2017). Maori seeking self-determination or Tino Rangatiratanga? A note. Journal of Maori and Indigenous Issues, 5, 134-144.

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