Granting Earth Elements Legal Rights
“A concept previously restricted to humans (and corporations), “rights of personhood” means, most simply, that an individual or entity has rights, and they’re now being extended to nonhumans.” “By granting the rights of #personhood to the Klamath River, not only does it create laws and legal advocacy routes, but it’s also an expression of Yurok…
Public Education through First Peoples Law
Bruce McIvor, a lawyer and historian who is recognized internationally as a leading practitioner of Aboriginal law in Canada. Here is what made me want to know more. He believes that “#publiceducation is a key part of law practice”
What it means to reference Big House laws
Here, Joseph delves into #Kwakwaka_wakw Nation’s ways and traditions that Jody #Wilson_Raybould invoked during her Feb testimony to the Parliamentary Justice Committee.
Puglaas: upbringing as a truth teller
Judith Sayers, the president of the #Nuuchahnulth Tribal Council, describes the importance of Jody #WilsonRaybould’s particular role with the We Wai Kai big house tradition as a “truth teller”