Grace Woo | Board of Directors

Grace Li Xiu Woo, B.A. (MUN) 1970, LL.B.(UBC) 1990, LLM (UQAM) 2000, LLD (U de M) 2008 participated in trade with the Peoples Republic of China in the late `70`s, practiced law in Chinatown, worked at the Immigration and Refugee Board and taught in the Program of Legal Studies for Native People at the University of Saskatchewan. She is the author of Ghost Dancing with Colonialism: Decolonization and Indigenous Rights at the Supreme Court of Canada (UBC Press 2011), helped write the LRWC amicus curia brief in support of the Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group’s application to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and  published an analysis of violations of Omar Khadr’s rights under the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention against Torture. Interests include public education concerning international human rights, Indigenous rights, colonial history and neural developmental disorders such as FASD.