A citizen of the Haida Nation and also its General Counsel, Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, LLB ’95, practices in the area of Indigenous-environmental law. Since 1995, she has represented the Haida Nation at all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada in the Haida Nation case. She is also counsel for the Haida Nation’s aboriginal title case, as well as the related reconciliation negotiations–which have resulted in innovative agreements with British Columbia and Canada.
She was the Founding Executive Director of the charity EAGLE (Environmental-Aboriginal Guardianship through Law and Education). In 2014 she was honoured with the Andrew Thompson Award for environmental advocacy.
Terri-Lynn is presently completing a LLM and PhD at Allard School of Law. She is also a multi-award winning performer, artist, dancer and author.