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Special Lectures and Symposia


The National Indigenous Justice Summit was held online on 7 – 8 July, 2020. Indigenous thinkers, community leaders and grassroots activists convened to call for justice reform in Canada. In this panel, Professor Beverly Jacobs (Mohawk Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy, former President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada) provided a keynote address on Community-Based Calls for Action and Community Safety. This panel also includes Professor Niigaanwewidam Sinclair (Implementing the TRC Calls to Action and Indigenous Law), Michelle Audette (Reflections on the National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women) and Paula Marshall (The Experiences of the Mi’kmaw Legal Support Network and over-representation of Mi’kmaq people in the criminal legal system in Nova Scotia). This panel was chaired by Drew Lafond and Kekinusuqs Dr Judith Sayers.