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Expert Q&A with John Borrows on Indigenous health and economic prosperity

July 17, 2020 - News

John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at UVic, is a 2020 recipient of the Governor General's Innovation Award, announced today. Borrows talks about how Indigenous laws and protocols are helping to protect First Nations during the COVID-19 pandemic and how Indigenous laws and the new Canada-US-Mexico Agreement will provide a healthier and an economically stronger future for First Nations.

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Expert Q&A with John Borrows on Indigenous health and economic prosperity

July 14, 2020 - Expert advisory

John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at UVic, is a 2020 recipient of the Governor General's Innovation Award, announced today. Borrows talks about how Indigenous laws and protocols are helping to protect First Nations during the COVID-19 pandemic and how Indigenous laws and the new Canada-US-Mexico Agreement will provide a healthier and an economically stronger future for First Nations.

Read more: Expert Q&A with John Borrows on Indigenous health and economic prosperity
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Truth and reconciliation leader to advance decolonization work at UVic

June 29, 2020 - Ring

Indigenous leader Ry Moran becomes Canada’s first-ever Associate University Librarian—Reconciliation at UVic Libraries. In this new role, Moran will be looking to partner with Indigenous communities and work to directly address the need to help preserve and sustain Indigenous knowledge, as well as introduce Indigenous approaches to knowledge into the daily work of the Libraries.

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Federal government invests in new centre for Indigenous law and reconciliation at UVic

March 19, 2019 - Media release

The construction of a national centre for Indigenous law and reconciliation at the University of Victoria received major funding support today with the federal government's announcement of $9.1 million for the transformative project. The centre of excellence for the study and understanding of Indigenous laws will house the world's first joint degree in Indigenous legal orders and Canadian common law (JD/JID), launched at UVic last September.

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UVic chosen as location for UNESCO project during International Year of Indigenous Languages

January 28, 2019 - Media release

The new Language Revitalization Pole, commissioned by the First Nations Education Foundation (FNEF), will be located at UVic as a centrepiece of UN International Year of Indigenous Languages and is also a significant point of reflection for UVic’s ongoing commitment to the work of decolonizing and Indigenizing the university.

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