Lindsay is a lawyer and researcher at the Indigenous Law Research Unit at the University of Victoria Faculty of Law. Previously she was a lawyer at West Coast Environmental Law, where she worked on the RELAW (Revitalizing Indigenous Laws for Land, Air and Water) Project. Her work focuses on supporting Indigenous communities to revitalize their traditional laws for application in a contemporary context. Lindsay is also passionate about story-telling, writing and language revitalization. She recently published a book of creative non-fiction entitled Otter’s Journey through Indigenous Language and Law (UBC Press, 2018). She is a member of the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation.
History was made recently at Kumugwe, the K’ómoks Bighouse. On October 16, 2019, a ceremony was held marking the “first time in Canadian history that a federal Crown Corporation has […]
Words by Lindsay Keegitah BorrowsPhotos by Doug Harrington