Here’s a news article. Mr. Desautel prevailed as a descendant of the Sinixt Tribe. Decision is here.
CBC Article on Indigenous Children in Foster Care
Coverage of some of the tremendous problems with Canada’s foster care system.
According to a report from B.C.’s representative for children and youth, although Indigenous children are less than 10 per cent of the population, they account for 62 per cent of children in government care.
Indigenous Summer Intensive
This May, the University of Victoria Law School is running a month-long Summer Intensive in Indigenous Law and Comparative Indigenous Legal Issues. Both Val Napoleon and John Borrows are teaching.
They accept other law professors, for-credit students, as well as students/lawyers who may want to audit the courses.
There are different application deadlines for credit vs. non-credit students. Here is the information:
Here is an example of work from the Indigenous Law Research Unit:
Please feel free to write Val Napoleon, John Borrows, or Janet Person, the admissions officer, if you have any questions (1-250-721-8155).