Speaker:Grand Chief Edward John
Event:President's Dream Colloquium on Protecting Indigenous Cultural Heritage (SFU)
Date:March 12, 2015
Grand Chief Edward John shares his insight on issues of sovereignty, jurisdiction, and the protection of Indigenous culture.
Grand Chief Edward John is a Hereditary Chief of Tl’azt’en Nation located on the banks of the Nak'al Bun (Stuart Lake) in Northern B.C. He is an Indigenous leader who has dedicated his life to the pursuit of social and economic justice for Canada’s Indigenous people, having worked in Indigenous politics, business and community development. He was recently reappointed as North American Representative to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
This talk was presented on March 12, 2015, as a part of the SFU President's Dream Colloquium on Protecting Indigenous Cultural Heritage.
- Community-Based Cultural Heritage Research (Research Theme)
- Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Heritage, and the Law (Research Theme)