Welcome to the Indigenous Relations Guide at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law.
Here you will find information about Aboriginal Law, Events and Speakers, Aboriginal Law Applicants, Indigenous Law Courses, Aboriginal Law Associations and Organizations and Blogs and News.
The Director of Indigenous Relations is Mr. Gilbert Deschamps.
Director Deschamps served as a Band Councillor at the Red Rock First Nation (Lake Helen Reserve) of Ontario. In that position, he participated in the portfolios on: Justice and Policy, Education, and Band Administration. He has also maintained a legal practice focusing on family and criminal law. He has a depth of prior experience serving as a policy analyst for several Indigenous-focused companies including the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association in Ottawa, the Assembly of First Nations in Ottawa, and Indian and Northern Affairs Canada in Gatineau, Quebec.
Office: PA 1011
Telephone: (807) 346-7895
A big thank you to the Law Foundation of Ontario for their support of many of our Indigenous Relations Initiatives including sponsoring our annual classroom trip to the Fort William First Nation Sugar Bush, sponsoring summer law student positions in the Debwewin Summer Law Program, and many Access to Justice events coordinated by our Law Student Organizations!