Indigenous Environmental Justice, Knowledge and Law

Date
Apr 26, 2021, 12:15 pm1:15 pm
Location
Virtual event over Zoom
Speaker
Sponsors
  • Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment
  • High Meadows Environmental Institute
  • Office of Sustainability
Event Description

 

Deborah McGregor

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Deborah McGregor, Anishinabe, Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair: Indigenous Environmental Justice. Osgoode Hall Law School and Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University. Professor McGregor’s research has focused on Indigenous knowledge systems and their various applications in diverse contexts including environmental and water governance, environmental justice, health and environment, climate change and Indigenous legal traditions. 

Professor McGregor remains actively involved in a variety of Indigenous communities, serving as an advisor and continuing to engage in community-based research and initiatives.  Professor McGregor has been at the forefront of Indigenous environmental justice and Indigenous research theory and practice. Her work has been shared through the IEJ project website https://iejproject.info.yorku.ca/ and UKRI International Collaboration on Indigenous research https://www.indigenous.ncrm.ac.uk/.