First Nations’ Rights: The Gap Between Law and Practice: A Series of Five Talks
The 2011-2012 series was sponsored by Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada (LRWC), Hul’qumi’num Treaty Group (HTG), Amnesty International and the Vancouver Public Library
ALL TALKS IN THE SERIES: 1 Grace Woo: Ghost Dancing with Colonialism | 2. Robert Morales: Seeking Justice Elsewhere | 3. Kenneth Deer: Indigenous Rights in the UN System | 4. Cindy Blackstock: Discrimination in Canada & a landmark human rights case | 5. Sarah Morales: Coast Salish Legal Traditions & the Canadian State
Kenneth Deer, of the Mohawk Nation at Kahnawake, is a journalist and educator who is internationally recognized for promoting the recognition and protection of Indigenous Peoples’ rights. Recently, Mr. Deer attended the CERD Committee review of Canada’s compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination.
Powerpoint Presentation (ppt)
Video Part 1: Introduction by Robert Morales, HTG, and Gail Davidson, LRWC, introduce Mr. Deer
Video Part 2: Kenneth Deer
Video Part 3: Kenneth Deer, continued.