Below is a preview of the five most recent posts from the blog Reconciliation Syllabus: a TRC-inspired gathering of materials for teaching law. To read these posts in their entirely or subscribe to future updates from this blog, please visit their website!
- Reconciliation in a Real Property Securities Course – Not Necessarily a Missing Lien!
In 2019 and 2020, I taught a course on real property securities (Sûretés immobilières) at the Université de Moncton. This course traditionally focuses on the creation and enforcement of land securities based on mortgages, mechanic’s liens and registered judgments. Inspired by this blog and from coll … Read more »
- No Reconciliation Without Truth: A Reckoning for University Honouring Practices
A memorial at the former Kamloops residential school. Photograph: Dennis Owen/Reuters. On June 3, 2021, the following letter was signed by 46 faculty and staff members of the Peter A. Allard School of Law and sent to the Senates (Vancouver and Okanagan) and Board of Governors of the University of Br … Read more »
- Reconciliation Summer Reading List? “At the Bridge: An Anthropology of Belonging”
[EDITOR NOTE: I wrote this blog piece for my personal blog rebeccaj63.wordpress.com], but I am re-posting it here as I think it is something that may be of interest to Law folks looking for resources for TRC-engaged teaching and learning. This book is a goldmine re h TRC#28’s call for education ab … Read more »
- Truth and Reconciliation – A Place to Start
[Note from Gillian Calder and Rebecca Johnson: We came across this lovely TRC Action Plan, produced by Sarah Robinson, a former law student. It left us thinking about all the different ways people might not only think about their own TRC learning plans, but also about the ways such plans might be … Read more »
- Ceremony as Remedy? A Heiltsuk resource for doing TRC#28 work in the law school.
Bella Bella Big House – Photo credit Charity Gladstone/Canadian Press In the fall of 2019, the news carried the story of an Indigenous man and his granddaughter who were detained and handcuffed in the context of trying to open a bank account at a branch of the Bank of Montreal in Vancouver. In shor … Read more »