Indigenous peoples have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms (United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)
The Centre for Human Rights Research is supporting work by Prof. Brenda Gunn and Métis consultant Celeste McKay on implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
They organized a national academic forum on the human rights of Indigenous peoples in January 2019 and an online expert seminar in February 2021, along with a public talk on Indigenous self-determination.
Loss and Survival
The Centre for Human Rights Research co-sponsors events on Indigenous rights, including the launch of the book Dammed.
For Earth Day 2021, the Centre for Human Rights Research hosted a screening of the first of a series of videos produced by the David Suzuki Foundation exploring the concept of LAND BACK. Panelists explored themes of Land Back and the opportunities it brings. Watch the video of the event here.