Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Canada
Credits: Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
Published on Sep 19, 2016
Nigel Bankes works as a professor in the Faculty of Law of the University of Calgary. He has been teaching and publishing extensively on indigenous peoples’ rights. In this video, Leena Heinämäki, LLD, senior researcher at the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Center, University of Lapland, interviews Nigel Bankes on indigenous peoples’ rights, particularly in the Canadian legal system. Bankes is explaining the general legal context as well as gives examples of indigenous self-government and co-management models in Canada.