International Indigenous Rights and Relationships:
- International Indigenous Rights and Relationships:: Global imperatives and opportunities for peace and harmony
- Speaker: National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo of Canada # National Chief to the Assembly of First Nations
- Hosted by
- Introduced by
- Date and Time
- 10th Oct 2013 17:15 - 10th Oct 2013 19:00
- Appletown Tower, Lecture Theatre 4
The Centre of Canadian Studies, in association with the Global Justice Academy, will mark the 250th anniversary of the Royal Proclamation (1763-2013) by welcoming to Edinburgh:
National Chief Atleo is elected by the 634 First Nations governments from across Canada, and serves as a national and international advocate for the rights of Indigenous Nations and peoples.
National Chief Atleo is a Hereditary Chief from the Ahousaht First Nation, British Columbia. He was a participant in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
As Chancellor of Vancouver Island University, he is the first Indigenous Chancellor in British Columbia.