Aboriginal Law

Practice Point

15
May

Call for Papers | Aboriginal Law Conference 2024

CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference will be held in Vancouver on November 22, 2024. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.

20
Jun

National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21, 2023

National Indigenous Peoples Day takes place on the summer solstice, June 21. It is a special occasion to learn more about the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and histories of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

25
May

Call for Papers | Aboriginal Law Conference 2023

CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference will be held in person and via webinar on November 24, 2023. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.

2
Dec

Indigenous Governance & Economic Development: Call for Papers

CLEBC’s Indigenous Governance & Economic Development will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper and presentation you would like to present at the webinar. 

20
Jun

National Indigenous Peoples Day – June 21, 2022

National Indigenous Peoples Day takes place on the summer solstice, June 21. It is a special occasion to learn more about the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and histories of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

6
Jun

Congratulations to the Honourable Madam Justice Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem

On June 1, 2022, in Chilliwack, a Welcoming Ceremony was held for the Honourable Madam Justice Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem, who was appointed to the bench in January 2020.

6
Jun

National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day

This National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honour the First Nations, the Inuit and the Métis Nation: their people, cultures and perspectives, the memory of those voices lost, and the living survivors of the residential schools and their families.

16
May

Call for Papers | Aboriginal Law Conference 2022

CLEBC’s Aboriginal Law Conference will be held in person and via webinar on November 25, 2022. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.

5
May

But I Was Wearing A Suit — Part II: Experiences of Indigenous Peoples Accessing the Justice System

“But I Was Wearing a Suit” is a mini documentary about the racism that Indigenous lawyers and law students face within the legal profession. It is a grassroots project of a group of Indigenous Lawyers, produced with the support of CLEBC and the Law Society of BC.

19
May

Watch Part II of the widely acclaimed “But I Was Wearing A Suit” mini-documentary

It is hoped that these videos will expand awareness of the micro-aggressions and micro-discriminations that are being suffered by Indigenous clients in the justice system, and encourage a much-needed discussion about stereotyping and bias.

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