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Indigenous Studies

Indigenous Studies is an interdisciplinary field grounded in the languages, histories, geographies, and contemporary experiences of Indigenous peoples


The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted in 2006 following recommendations from their Human Rights Council. This work highlights the special rights of Indigenous Peoples around the world. British Columbia developed legislation supporting UNDRIP in 2019 under Bill 41. 

UNDRIP: Web Resources
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (pdf)
Legislative Assembly of BC - Bill 41
UBC UNDRIP Backgrounder

UNDRIP: Screening
UNDRIP: Stories from creation to adoption with Sakej Youngblood Henderson (streaming)


From Where I Stand
Reflections on UNDRIP
Braiding Legal Order
In the light of justice
Indigenous Rights