President's Dream Colloquium on Obedience and Disobedience: Taking Action on Climate Change, Spring 2015

Speaker: John Borrows

John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School
Theme: Living Indigenous Law and Climate Change
Thursday, March 19, 2015, 3:30–5 pm
West Mall Centre 3260 (see locations page for directions), Burnaby campus
Reserve online.

Professor John Borrows, BA, MA, JD, LLM (Toronto), PhD (Osgoode Hall Law School), LLD (Hons.)(Dalhousie) FRSC, is Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria Law School.

Prior to joining the Faculty, he was Professor and Robina Chair in Law and Society at the University of Minnesota Law School. He has also been a full time Law Faculty member at the University of Toronto, University of British Columbia and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University.

His publications include Recovering Canada; The Resurgence of Indigenous Law (Donald Smiley Award for the best book in Canadian Political Science, 2002), Canada's Indigenous Constitution (Canadian Law and Society Best Book Award 2011), and Drawing Out Law: A Spirit's Guide, all from the University of Toronto Press.

Professor Borrows is a recipient of an Aboriginal Achievement Award in Law and Justice, a Fellow of the Trudeau Foundation, and a Fellow of the Academy of Arts, Humanities and Sciences of Canada (RSC), Canada's highest academic honor, and a 2012 recipient of the Indigenous Peoples Counsel (IPC) from the Indigenous Bar Association, for honor and integrity in service to Indigenous communities.

He is Anishinaabe and a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, Canada.

John Borrows Videos

See also: CBC Doc Zone: John Borrows