Acknowledging Indigenous Laws and Legal Orders Indigenous laws and legal orders are the first original laws of the land we now call “Canada” and have been in existence since time immemorial. However, the imposition of western colonial law(s), legal systems and policies upon Indigenous Peoples … [Read more...]
About Janice Makokis
Janice Makokis is from the Saddle Lake Cree Nation (Treaty No. 6) and is currently an advisor with Yellowhead Tribal Council and is on Faculty within the Indigenous Programs, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta. She is an Indigenous advocate, legal scholar and academic. She holds a BA in Native Studies (University of Alberta), an MA in Indigenous Governance (University of Victoria) and an LLB (University of Ottawa).