Consent or Consultation: Examining the Gap Powerpoint Presentation

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Grand Chief Edward John examines the gap between Canadian and international law—including the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples—regarding the right to consent and the duty to consult First Nations on issues affecting their rights. Grand Chief John is a lawyer, Hereditary Chief of Tl’azt’en Nation, Representative to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, a member of the First Nations Summit Political Executive and holds two honorary Doctor of Laws degrees.

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