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The Ghosts in the Water

Mar 10, 2014, 2:30pm-3:30pm

The Ghosts in the Water: Collective Rights, Law and the Environment. With Jeffrey Hewitt, Osgoode Visiting McMurtry Fellow, counsel to the Rama First Nation.

Jeffrey Hewitt is Cree and has served as general counsel to Rama First Nation since 2002. Solutions driven, in 2010 Rama's legal department tied with Royal Bank of Canada in receiving the inaugural Canadian General Counsel Award for Social Responsibility as recognition for creating groundbreaking programs with seniors and youth. While visiting his alma mater, Hewitt will be researching the connection between indigenous law and art forms, in particular story-telling and the possible applications to modern-day innovation and problem solving.

RSVP to Angela Monardo at amonardo@osgoode.yorku.ca.


Location:2003 Osgoode Hall Law School
Sponsor:The Institute for Research and Innovation in Sustainability (IRIS)
Posted by:Annette Dubreuil
Web Sitehttp://iris.info.yorku.ca/ai1ec_event/iris-speaker-series-collective-rights-and-responsibilities-ind
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