The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section is pleased to announce that Professor Larry Chartrand has been appointed the new Director of the Native Law Centre (NLC) at the University of Saskatchewan.
The NLC, which is affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Law, provides high quality legal education for Aboriginal people throughout Canada and delivers a positive example of Aboriginal legal education on the international stage. The NLC also:
- Undertakes and promote legal research and interdisciplinary legal research of Aboriginal or Indigenous matters, nationally and internationally;
- Publishes legal reference and scholarly materials that reflect a wide range of Aboriginal legal and interdisciplinary legal subjects;
- Serves as a specialist resource on Aboriginal legal issues; and
- Fosters national and international relationships and collaboration for mutual enrichment and for joint work on Indigenous issues.
Established in 1975, the NLC has fostered innovation in its program areas of teaching, research, and publication. Today, it continues to provide programs, strategies, and solutions that are will ensure that the rights of Aboriginal peoples are protected under the law.
Professor Chartrand will be assuming his new responsibilities effective July 1, 2017. His mandate will extend over a three-year period. For more information on the Native Law Centre, please consult its website.
Congratulations to Professor Chartrand on this remarkable appointment!