University of Victoria to offer world’s first degree program in Indigenous law

“What is new here is the recognition of Indigenous law as law, to be treated rigorously and comprehensively and formally taught, within a university, alongside equivalent state law, or Canadian law. This is the first dual-degree program where over a four-year period, students will receive an Indigenous law degree and a Canadian law degree,” says Val Napoleon, a University of Victoria law professor who has been a driving force behind the initiative.”

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