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WATERLOO CAMPUS: Rick Hill : Law, Land & Treaties: The Three Pillars of Indigenous Rights | IDLE NO MORE Teach In #2:

IDLE NO MORE Teach In #2:
Feb 27/13

National Chief Shawn Atleo presents a gift of the Silver Covenant Chain of Peace and Friendship Belt to Governor General David Johnston
National Chief Shawn Atleo presents a gift of the Silver Covenant Chain of Peace and Friendship Belt to Governor General David Johnston

Date: Feb 27/13
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Location: MacHouse Lounge,
Cost: -


Law, Land & Treaties: The Three Pillars of Indigenous Rights

Discussion presented by Rick Hill

This presentation will examine the history and meaning of these critical matters from a Six Nations point of view, based upon oral tradition and the reading of the wampum belts. “Law” includes Indigenous law, and the laws of Nature; “Land” includes the holding in trust of land and its resources for the future generations; and “Treaties” will examine the founding principles and best practices derived from a treaty relationship. The goal will be to uncover time tested and true methods used by our ancestors to resolve matters.

Rick Hill is the Senior Project Coordinator for Deyohahage Indigenous Knowledge Centre, Six Nations Polytechnic, Ohsweken, ON. He has taught in Native American/Indigenous Studies in New York State and Ontario. He also formerly served as Assistant Director of Public Programs at the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution.

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Contact: Melissa Ireland
Email: mireland@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext 4190

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