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  • The Force and Inherent Jurisdiction and Why the Empire and Indigenous Peoples need to resist the Dark Side

    For many Indigenous peoples, Grogu, aka “Baby Yoda” has captivated our imaginations.  Small, vulnerable, and very powerful, Grogu “is.”  The Force is mystical and ceremonial and awakens our minds about our own Indigenous cultures and spiritual ways.  The Force is a mysterious energy field created by … Read more »

  • Wabaseemoong Independent Nations Renew Anishinaabe Identity Through Customary Care Code

    Click here for a PDF version of this Press Release. December 21, 2020 The Wabaseemoong Independent Nations announce that effective January 8, 2021, its Customary Care Code (the “Code”) will have the force of federal law, per the provisions of the federal legislation An Act respecting First Nation, I … Read more »

  • OKT Welcomes Bob Freedman as Senior Counsel

    OKT is pleased to announce that Bob Freedman has joined the firm as Senior Counsel. Bob is one of the leading Aboriginal law practitioners in Canada. He has extensive experience in negotiations, particularly in the areas of oil and gas, pipelines, mining and Crown-First Nation consultation agreement … Read more »

  • Saugeen Ojibway Nation Trial Coming to An End

    SAUGEEN OJIBWAY NATION TRIAL COMING TO AN END FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2020 Click here for a PDF version of this Press Release Closing arguments are set to begin on October 19, 2020, in two longstanding claims by the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON): a claim about its ownership of lands under … Read more »

  • Innu Solidarity with Joyce Echaquan

    The Innu Round Table met on October 8, 2020 in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. The Innu Round Table is a regular trilateral meeting between Labrador Innu representatives and federal and provincial officials, in which the Innu seek to address ongoing difficult issues dealing with programs and se … Read more »