The Inherent Right to Self-government: A New Context for Indigenous InnovationExport this event to calendar

Monday, May 2, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

Herb GeorgeSatsan is a Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief of the Frog Clan and has been a long-time Speaker for the Wet’suwet’en Nation, previously serving as Speaker for both the Gitxsan and the Wet’suwet’en Nations. <--break->Satsan was a key figure and strategist in the landmark Delgamuukw-Gisday'wa case, heard before the Supreme Court of Canada in December 1997 and which remains a transformational decision regarding Aboriginal title and self-government in Canada.

Satsan recently served two three-year terms as the elected BC Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations and is currently a Senior Associate at the Centre for First Nation Governance. Satsan was also Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria, and taught for several years in the University’s Administration of Aboriginal Governments Program. He currently spends his time travelling from his home on Haida Gwaii to First Nations across British Columbia and Canada, offering his advice and assistance on the affirmation and recognition of Aboriginal rights, title and Treaty rights.

  • Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre, Room 228,
    St. Paul’s University College
  • Lunch provided - All are welcome!
  • Lunch at 11:30am, talk begins at 12pm
Location 
STP - St. Paul's University College
Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre, Room 228
190 Westmount Road North

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G5
Canada

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