The First Nations Student Association of SFU and the UBC Learning Circle are collaborating to bring about a special presentation by Jodie-Lynn Waddilove that will speak to the topics of Aboriginal Women in Law and the Ipperwash Inquiry.
Jodie-Lynn will speak of her own journey to becoming a lawyer, social justice, and how her own teachings and traditions inform her practice. In addition she will discuss the outcome of the Ipperwash Inquiry in which she was the Assistant Commission Counsel. This inquiry investigated the shooting of Anthony O’Brien (Dudley) George by the Ontario Provincial Police in 1995 during a land dispute protest held by the Stoney Point Ojibwa Nation.
Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. PST
Where: Room 1520, SFU Harbour Centre, Vancouver
Registration – Webinar: Click here to register. Pre-registration is required to attend this free live event.
Registration – in person attendance: Click here to register to attend the lecture live at the SFU Harbour Centre.
About the Presenter
Jodie-Lynn received her Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) from the University of Western Ontario, her Masters of Arts degree (M.A.) in International Criminology and Law from the University of Sheffield in England, and in 2003, Jodie-Lynn obtained her Bachelors of Laws degree (LL.B.) from the University of Ottawa. Jodie-Lynne has practised both private and public law in the support of Aboriginal rights and has had a very rich and multifaceted career.
Jodie Lynn is the recipient of many awards, distinctions, and honours and in her spare time volunteers with Aboriginal youth through providing a positive example and supporting them in achieving their dreams.
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