What Does it Mean to be Treaty People?
November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
In honour of Treaties Recognition Week, Randall Kahgee will share an overview of Treaties, their historical and contemporary context, and how they govern the relationship between Indigenous people and the Federal and Provincial Governments. The talk will include a focus on treaties covering this region of the Lake Huron coast.
About the speaker: Randall Kahgee is Senior Counsel with Olthuis Kleer Townshend LLP and specializes in indigenous rights law, with an emphasis on community-based processes and government-to-government negotiations. He served as Chief of the Saugeen First Nation for four consecutive terms from June 2006 to June 2014. He has worked with First Nation governments across Canada and participated in significant agreements between First Nation communities and provincial and federal governments on energy matters, including issues relating to the development of nuclear facilities, transmission lines, wind energy projects, as well as environmental matters. He has extensive experience in consultation and accommodation related issues and has also been involved in the negotiation and implementation of land claim and self-government agreements and participated in a number of successful impact benefit negotiations. He has also advised First Nations on a range of governance related issues. Randall received his BA (Hon) from York University and his LLB from the University of Toronto.
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