Water is Life Legal Summit- Water Protection through an Indigenous lens

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Water is Life Legal Summit- Water Protection through an Indigenous lens

In person Educational Legal Summit in Edmonton, AB on December 8th and 9th featuring various Indigenous speakers

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Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre 11834 Kingsway Northwest Edmonton, AB T5G 3J5 Canada

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  • 1 day 8 hours
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Keepers of the Water and Indigenous Knowledge Wisdom Center are pleased to present this two day in person gathering.

Indigenous people have stewarded the land since the beginning of time, we hold the answers to protecting water and this will be discussed by looking further at the following topics;


Doctrine of Discovery

Free Prior and Informed Consent

Criminalization of Indigenous people on our lands

The Indian Act

Canadian Legal System vs. Indigenous Legal Systems

Alberta Regulatory System

Before Contact

Looking at how much Canada spends fighting Indigenous people in the colonial court systems

The Alberta Tarsands Tailings Ponds and the threats to Water and how this infringes on Indigenous Rights

100 spots available for this exclusive event, we welcome University students, Lawyers, Technicians, First Nation & Metis Settlements and anyone else interested in learning about these important topics.

There are a limited number of Media seats available, please contact Jesse Cardinal @780-520-7108

Hot Breakfast and lunch will be served both days and lunchtime entertainment provided.

There will be a Report available that will summarize and highlight key findings from the presentations.

Elders/Students please contact Brandon @ finance@keepersofthewater.ca for a discount code!

Register today to ensure your spot and we look forward to seeing you!

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