Special Presentation from Satsan (Herb George)


Our Inherent Right to Indigenous Self-Governance: From Settlement, Confederation to Now

Monday, January 21, 2019
9:00 – 11:30 am
Haro Room, Cadboro Commons
Coffee & Tea available at 8:45

Presenter: Satsan (Herb George)

Satsan is a Wet’suwet’en Hereditary Chief of the Frog Clan and has been a long-time Speaker for the Wet’suwet’en Nation, which is located in BC. He previously served as Speaker for both the Gitxsan and the Wet’suwet’en Nations. Satsan was a key figure and strategist in the Delgamuukw-Gisday'wa case, which was the subject of a successful judgment before the Supreme Court of Canada in December 1997. Satsan was President of the National Centre for First Nations Governance, and is now a Senior Associate for the Centre for First Nations Governance. He served two terms as Regional Chief, representing BC at the Assembly of First Nations, and one term on the Executive of the First Nations Summit. 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.

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