Indigenous peoples in Canada are working to restore their place names and revitalize their languages after colonial policies and law sought to eradicate them. This brief offers several examples of Indigenous nations who are actively reclaiming jurisdiction to their lands, and provide recommendations for how federal and provincial/territorial governments can help to undo some of these past harms and injustices.
@stina_gray Along with being a Yellowhead Research Associate, Christina is also an Associate at JFK Law Corporation in the area of Aboriginal law. She was called to the bar as a lawyer in British Columbia in 2016 and Ontario in 2015. She is currently completing her Masters of Law at the University of Victoria, her research focuses on issues of gender and sex within the Ts’msyen legal order. Christina resides in her Ts’msyen laxyuup in Prince Rupert in northern BC.