Guest: Jean Teillet, IPC, OMN, MSC, (BFA, LLB, LLM)

Ms. Teillet is an author, treaty negotiator, women’s rights advocate and an Indigenous rights litigator. She has appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada twelve times in Indigenous rights cases. Ms. Teillet’s popular history, The North-West is Our Mother: The Story of Louis Riel’s People, the Métis Nation was one of the Globe & Mail’s top 100 books of 2019 and won the Carol Shield’s and Manitoba Day awards. She is the author of Métis Law in Canada and has written for academic journals, the Globe & Mail and Macleans. A frequent public speaker throughout Canada and internationally. Jean has been awarded the highest honour of her people, the Order of the Métis Nation. The Indigenous Bar Association has awarded Jean it’s highest honour, Indigenous Peoples Counsel. She has three honorary doctorates (University of Guelph, Windsor University and Law Society of Ontario). Jean is an honorary lifetime member of the Association of Ontario Midwives. She is a member of the Manitoba Metis Federation and is the great grandniece of Louis Riel.

This event is free and open to the public please register to attend in person or to receive the link to participate virtually.

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1 CPD Credit

If you have any questions, please contact Claire.Underhill@usask.ca

Event Details

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM CST
Virtual Event


Claire Underhill