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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.

This Land is Their Land

This Land is Their Land

Weapons of Reason - The Conflict Issue "In British Columbia, the First Nations are at war with oil and gas companies intent on exploiting their indigenous lands, and with each other over governance and tensions between a “democratic” present and their ancestral...

Val Napoleon wins 2021 Indspire Award for Law and Justice

Val Napoleon wins 2021 Indspire Award for Law and Justice

UVic News "Val Napoleon is one of Canada’s most influential Indigenous legal scholars. She’s also an artist, disruptor, activist, a Cree woman from the Saulteau First Nation and an adopted member of the Gitanyow (Gitxsan) Nation. Today, Napoleon received the 2021...

Indigenous lawyer Val Napoleon gets UNBC honorary degree

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

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

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

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

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...

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