On Tuesday 7th May 2013, the Faculty of Law was host to the Canadian Indigenous Symposium - a sharing of research on Indigenous Peoples in Canada.
What: Canadian Indigenous Symposium, hosted by Associate Professor Jacinta Ruru, Faculty of Law, University of Otago
When: 5.00pm – 8.00pm, Tuesday 7th May 2013
Where: Seminar Room 5, 10th floor, Faculty of Law, Richardson Building
Who: Leading academics from Canada and the University of Otago share their research on Indigenous peoples in Canada
- Associate Professor Brenda Gunn, Robson Hall Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba, Canada
- Associate Professor Constance MacIntosh, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University and Director of the Dalhousie Health Law Institute, Canada
- Professor Brian Noble, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Dalhousie University, Canada
- Associate Professor Janine Hayward, Department of Politics, University of Otago, Aotearoa New Zealand
- Dr Angela Wanhalla, Department of History and Art History, University of Otago, Aotearoa New Zealand
Sessions chaired by: Dr Lyn Carter, Te Tumu; Professor John Dawson, Faculty of Law; Dr Mick Strack, Department of Surveying.
- "Taking Action to Implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”
- “Intermarriage, the Canadian Fur-Trade and Colonialism: Tracing the Life of Agnes Harrold (1831-1903)”
- "Starting from Secwepemc Territorial Authority: Responding to Ancestors, Berries, Mining, and the recognition of Aboriginal rights in the Canadian constitution"
- "Entrenching Treaty Rights - would Māori get a better deal in Canada?”
- "The Role of State Law in Food Insecurity and Unsafe Drinking Water in Indigenous Communities in Canada"
Dr Jacinta Ruru