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.
RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values & Environmental Needs) Dr. Val Napoleon talks about the Indian Act and Indigenous Law for this short film with Ryan McMahon for RAVEN's project, which aims to shift our country’s current understanding of Indigenous justice....
A local artist’s 12 metre installation called the Witness Blanket has been sent to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) for restoration work.
At a one-week workshop on indigenous law, scholars get a crash course in how to derive legal principles from stories.
Bannock, a Graphic Novel & Conversation: Re-framing Justice Using the Teachings from “Mikomosis and the Wetiko” — by Veronica Martisius
Reconciliation Syllabus Veronica Martisius was a student at the University of Victoria Faculty of Law, the co-chair of the Indigenous Law Students Association, and a co-op student with the Indigenous Law Research Unit at UVic during the 2018 Winter Term. She was...
Corporate Knights "University of Victoria set to offer first combined common law and Indigenous law degree." See article
Last month, the university’s law faculty announced that it is launching a new, joint Common law and Indigenous law degree program this fall.
University of Victoria Two of UVic’s leading Indigenous scholars, John Borrows and Val Napoleon, discuss the sacred in Indigenous law and reconciliation at Ideafest 2018. "They are key figures in UVic’s proposed dual-degree program in Canadian law and Indigenous law....
Chek News Calvin To sat down with legal expert Dr. Rebecca Johnson from the University of Victoria to discuss the inequities faced by Indigenous people and visible minorities in Canada’s legal system. See Video
City News "In what’s being hailed as a first of its kind, a new degree program at the University of Victoria is attempting to bridge the gap between Canadian and Indigenous law." See article
APTN Nation to Nation "On Tuesday, British Columbia’s Finance Minister Carole James announced that province’s support for an Indigenous law program at the University of Victoria. It will start accepting students this September." See video
University of Victoria, Fraser Building