In Memory Dr. Roger Colenso Carter OC, QC, SOM, LL.D. Honourary Member of the Indigenous Bar Association Founder
Native Law Centre of Canada (March 23, 1922 – February 10, 2009)
Roger Carter was a visionary, a scholar, and a mentor whose contributions to the legal profession and legal education – particularly legal education for Aboriginal people – cannot be overstated. As founder of the Program of Legal Studies for Native People (1973) and the Native Law Centre (1975), he inspired, influenced, and created opportunities for Aboriginal people to study and practice law, and promoted research and scholarship in the field of Aboriginal law. His legacy of legal education and justice for Aboriginal people will continue for generations to come.Alumni and Students are in the process of planning a special Memorial Service to be held at the Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, TBA.
Donations in Roger’s memory may be made to the Roger Carter Scholarship Fund, c/o Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan, Room 160, 15 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A6 For more information on the Scholarship see: