Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous Peoples

Why Reconciliation Fails Indigenous Peoples and How to Fix It: A Conversation around Bruce McIvor’s Standoff

Our heartfelt thanks to The Barely Bruised Books and Octopus Books who are participating to this event.
Bruce McIvor's Standoff will be available to buy in both bookstores.

About the Speakers

Bruce McIvor's ancestors took Métis Scrip at Red River in Manitoba. Bruce holds a law degree, a Ph.D. in Aboriginal and environmental history, and is a Fulbright Scholar. He is a member of the Manitoba Métis Federation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International Canada. He is a partner and co-founder of First Peoples Law LLP.

Professor Brenda Macdougall, Ph.D., is a leading expert in the history of Métis and First Nations as University Research Chair in Metis Family and Community Traditions at the University of Ottawa, where she also serves as the Director of the Institute of Indigenous Research and Studies and the University’s Indigenous Advocate.

The conversation will be moderated by Anoush F. Terjanian, Ph.D., Special Adviser to the Vice-President, International and Francophonie and a Fellow of the HRREC at the University of Ottawa.

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC) is celebrating its 40th anniversary during the academic year 2021-2022! This event is part of a diverse and rich programme developed to highlight this major milestone. #CREDP40HRREC

Free and open to all

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Date and time
Dec 3, 2021
All day
Format and location
Bilingual event. | Binlingual live caption. | Live interpretation in Ojibwe.