News

Subscribe - Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq Initative

Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq Initative

» Full news listing


Thursday, February 6, 2020
Two trailblazing members of Nova Scotia's judiciary, Corrine Sparks (LLB '79) and John Bodurtha (LLB '95) are inspiring other African Nova Scotians to serve the public with humanity, dignity and respect.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
2019 marks 30 years of impact for Schulich Law's Indigenous Blacks and Mi'kmaq (IB&M) Initiative.
Friday, December 6, 2019
On October 25, Mi’kmaw university students from across the region gathered to learn from current students, alumni and faculty what it’s like to be a part of Schulich Law's Indigenous Blacks and Mi’kmaq (IB&M) Initiative.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Entering Dalhousie as a first-year law student this fall has allowed Sabre Lee to pursue her passion for law while further deepening ties to her ancestral homeland in Mi’kma’ki — a connection that has helped pave the way for her personal success.
The Aurum Awards honour Dalhousie alumni for their achievements and celebrate their ideas, knowledge and talent that helps to shape a better world. We're proud that Schulich Law alum Heather McNeill (LLB '94) is being honoured with a 2019 Aurum Award.
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
As Dal’s inaugural Chancellor’s Chair in Aboriginal Law and Policy, Naiomi Metallic’s plans include implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Call to Action 28.
Honorary Degree recipient Elizabeth Cromwell has worked tirelessly to have the contributions and struggles of the Black Loyalists recognized as a central piece of Nova Scotian and Canadian history.
The Schulich School of Law extends its congratulations to alumni Philip J. Star, QC (’81), Kathryn M. Dumke, QC (’93), Alonzo Wright (’94), George Filipovic (’02), The Honourable Justice Patrick J. Duncan (’79), and Professor Naiomi Metallic (’05) for their appointments to Judicial Advisory Committees (JACs) in Nova Scotia and the Yukon.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
This year, two of our third year Indigenous students, Paige Wilson and Richard Kulesza, along with me as their coach, participated in the annual Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Moot. The Moot involves a multi-party negotiation with normally 7 to 8 parties represented at each table (this year four tables occurred simultaneously).
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
After removing their shoes, students joined upper years, faculty, and members of Dalhousie’s Law School Society (LSS) and Aboriginal Law Students' Association (DALSA) on a circle of blankets laid out the Studley Gym floor. Participants were preparing for a Blanket Exercise, an experiential learning activity designed to increase awareness of Aboriginal history in Canada.
View past items