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Aboriginal Justice Systems: Envisioning First Nations Community Courts

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The Indigenous Initiatives Office at the U of T Faculty of Law is proud to welcome Dean Angelique EagleWoman as part of our annual speaker series.

Angelique EagleWoman (Wambdi A. Was’teWin) is the first Indigenous Law Dean in Canada and the second Dean of the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She is a citizen of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation in North and South Dakota. She has served as General Counsel for her Indigenous Nation, as a Public Defender and as pro tem Judge in various U.S. Indigenous courts, in addition to working in law firms in Washington, D.C. and in Oklahoma. Prior to her decanal appointment, she spent ten years on law faculties at the Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, as a visiting professor at the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence, Kansas and as the founder of the Native American Law Emphasis Program at the University of Idaho College of Law in Moscow, Idaho. Her primary areas of scholarship include Tribalist economics, International Indigenous legal principles, and Indigenous governance. She is co-author with Dean and Professor Stacy Leeds (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma) of the book, Mastering American Indian Law (2013 Carolina Academic Press). She has written extensively in law journals and reviews on raising the quality of life for Indigenous peoples in North America.

All are welcome. A light lunch will be served. Questions: amanda.carling@utoronto.ca

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