REVITALIZING

INDIGENOUS LAWS

“How we see, understand and work with indigenous law depends on what we think law is and what our expectations of it are. Law is not separate from us. It is what we do, and law’s existence depends on our serious engagement with it. Indigenous law needs to interact critically with other legal orders and it needs to do so in a way that protects the integrity of each legal order.”
– Dr. Val Napoleon, LL.B., Ph.D., Academic Lead

TRC Education Day: A Photo-Story

TRC Education Day: A Photo-Story

Posted on 25 May 2014 in Events | 0 comments

This is a story about truth, about law, about reconciliation. It is a story about learning, about hope, about the strength and wisdom within Indigenous communities, and the remarkable results from truly collaborative research undertaken by academics and community partners… Click here to keep reading.

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Graphic novel explores Indigenous law

Posted on 02 May 2013 in Events | 0 comments

A new graphic novel created by the University of Victoria’s Indigenous Law Research Unit and drawing on work with seven different legal orders across Canada will help empower Indigenous communities as well as educate and engage legal practitioners about the complexity and legitimacy of Indigenous law. In a country already grappling with violence and dysfunction, […]

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