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ILRU appearances in the media

Our ILRU team members and their innovative research are attracting public attention. Check out the ILRU stories in the news and interviews with our dedicated team members.

Indigenous lawyer Val Napoleon gets UNBC honorary degree

Indigenous lawyer Val Napoleon gets UNBC honorary degree ILRU Director, Dr Val Napoleon, is slated to receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of Northern British Columbia in June 2021. See article

The Transitional Space to Learn Indigenous Law

Canadian Bar Association of BC: Bartalk Jessica Asch and Christina Gray discuss "the Transitional Space to Learn Indigenous Law" in this newly published article in the Canadian Bar Association of BC's Bartalk. Read article See Christina Gray website

Conversations on Calls to Action 28 – Going to school

Canadian Bar Association: The Every Lawyer "President Brad Regehr meets with Dr. Val Napoleon and Sigma Daum Shanks to discuss Call to Action 28, which calls on law schools to require students to take a course in Aboriginal people and the law." Listen to podcast

Walking a path of partnership and friendship

UVic Dean's Lecture Series "In June 2015, after seven years of collecting evidence on the history and legacy of Indian residential schools, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) released its 388-page Executive Summary (the "report"). This...

ILRU Researcher

ILRU Researcher We are seeking to hire an ILRU Researcher. This is a full-time, one-year contract position to work alongside the whole ILRU team on different ILRU projects in a collaborative, dynamic environment. Please note that our priority is to hire a person who...

LEAF Edmonton Persons Day Breakfast 2020 featuring Dr. Val Napoleon

LEAF Edmonton Persons Day Breakfast 2020 featuring Dr. Val Napoleon Dr. Val Napoleon's talk is entitled, “Contested Legal Personalities: Indigenous Women." Dr. Napoleon explores how the combined conditions of violence as well as the various responses to sexualized,...

UVic’s new Indigenous Law Centre

Breakfast Television & CityNews Vancouver Val Napoleon was on Breakfast Television & CityNews Vancouver with Thor Diakow yesterday to talk about the upcoming national Indigenous Law Centre, where ILRU will be housed in future. See video

UVic Law to build a National Centre for Indigenous Laws

Uvic News “This physical structure represents a sanctuary where our laws, which enable us to be peoples, will be safe, and where both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students will learn about those laws, creating the foundation to a multijuridical Canada.” — Dr Val...

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