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The home of the University of Alberta, Faculty of Law's "Law & Social Media" Project.

Welcome to Reconcili-ACTION YEG, a unique blog here for you to explore. Reconcili-ACTION YEG aims to bring an academic perspective to Indigenous issues and current events. This year's theme: Part 2: The Truth About Reconciliation.

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Sources of Indigenous Law

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week, we are talking about the operation and revitalization of Indigenous law. Today’s post is about the different...

Revitalizing Indigenous Laws

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, In today’s post, we will look at efforts toward restoring and revitalizing Indigenous law in Canada. Unlike common law,...

Indigenous Customary Law in Canada

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This month on the blog, we are discussing the operation and revitalization of Indigenous laws. We will explore this...

Deficit Discourse: Positive Developments

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week, we have been talking about deficit discourse. As discussed in the posts from earlier this week, “deficit...

Finding her voice: Vanessa Brousseau

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, As I prepared to write my post this week, I found myself looking out the window at all the people passing by my...

Sisters in Spirit

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, This week, we continue our discussions about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Canada, as well...

Taking Our Lives Back into Our Own Hands

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, For decades, Indigenous people have continued to experience the fallout of the Canadian colonial project. The national...

Trauma-Informed Lawyering

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, It is barely three weeks into 2023, and families across Canada are already desperately searching for missing women....

Remembering Leah Anderson

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Today’s post is about Leah Anderson. She was a 15 year old girl, home from school for the holidays. She was off to go...

New Progress on Calls for Justice for MMIWG

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, Last week, a national roundtable convened on missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and 2SLGBTIQQIA+ people. On...

Remember Our Names

Tansi Nîtôtemtik, On December 1st, Winnipeg police announced murder charges against Jeremy Skibicki, who is alleged to have murdered...

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