Indigenous legal traditions receive federal boost
Last updated 10/4/2021 at 10:53am
Ottawa, Ont.-Indigenous law in Ontario is getting a federal boost. The federal government is earmarking funds for projects that are expected to help revitalize Indigenous legal traditions.
Justice Minister David Lametti says $918,000 will go to the Association of Iroquois and Allied Indians and Lakehead University's law faculty over three years to support Indigenous law-making research and "lay the foundation" for an Indigenous legal institute in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
"We're confident that this funding will help make a real difference for Indigenous communities doing the sometimes challengi...