Is Water a Person? The Spiritedness and Agency of Nibi

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 12:00 to 13:30

Join us for this installment of the Indigenous Scholars Lecture Series, organized by the Indigenous Legal Orders Institute.

Aimée Craft is an award-winning teacher and researcher, recognized internationally as a leader in the area of Indigenous laws, treaties and water. She prioritizes Indigenous-led and interdisciplinary research, including through visual arts and film, co-leads a series of major research grants on Decolonizing Water Governance and works with many Indigenous nations and communities on Indigenous relationships with and responsibilities to nibi (water). She plays an active role in international collaborations relating to transformative memory in colonial contexts and relating to the reclamation of Indigenous birthing practices as expressions of territorial sovereignty. Aimée Craft is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Common law, University of Ottawa and an Indigenous (Anishinaabe-Métis) lawyer from Treaty 1 territory in Manitoba.

Location: Online (Blackboard Collaborate)


Questions? Contact Michelle Nahdee

Event Location: 
Event URL: