Speaker Event Registration: Indigenous Peacemaking and Tribal Notions of Justice
The Rotary Club of Winnipeg - Honouring Indigenous Peoples (HIP) Committee and Rotary Peace Days 365 is proud to host Brett Lee Shelton (Oglala Sioux Tribe), Senior Staff Attorney with the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) in Boulder, Colorado, USA for a special speaking and luncheon event. Mr. Shelton will elaborate on NARF's Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative and the different worldviews inherent in Anglo-american systems of justices versus tribal notions of justice.
Wednesday, October 16th, Noon to 1:30 pm (doors open at 11:45am)
RBC Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg (see event board in Convention Centre lobby for room location)
$45, includes lunch (charitable donation tax receipt will be issued for $20 from the Rotary Club of Winnipeg WCS)
ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Complete and submit the form below no later than noon on October 10th to reserve your seat.
Mr. Shelton will describe the work of the Indigenous Peacemaking Initiative of the Native American Rights Fund and its focus on helping Native nations fortify or revive their traditional dispute resolution systems, for application in modern times and usually within the context of limited jurisdiction and pervasive federal law governing local affairs. He will also address the different worldviews inherent in western or Anglo-American systems of justice versus tribal notions of justice, as well as the possibilities for adoption of Indigenous approaches to aid in other justice systems for non-indigenous, mixed, or multi-tribal communities.
* Welcome Remarks: Roy Valance, President - Rotary Club of Winnipeg
* Lunch and Networking
* Overview of Rotary HIP and Introduction of Speaker: David Newman - Rotary HIP National Board Member
* Guest Speaker: Brett Lee Shelton (Oglala Sioux Tribe), Senior Staff Attorney with the Native American Rights Fund
* Q&A Moderator: Darren Swanson, Chairperson - Rotary Club of Winnipeg HIP Committee
* Closing Remarks: Strini Reddy - Rotary Club of Winnipeg International Services Director and HIP Member
Non-vegetarian Dish (Beef)
Dietary Restrictions / Allergies:
About Rotary HIP and this Knowledge Sharing/Fundraising Event
The mission of Rotary’s Honouring Indigenous Peoples (HIP) Committee is to promote awareness of Indigenous knowledge systems, language, culture, history and inherent rights in Canada; to build and engage in meaningful and equitable relationships with Indigenous Peoples; and to invest time and resources in support of Indigenous education initiatives that will assist with social, economic, cultural, political, civil, physical, mental and spiritual way of being of Indigenous Peoples.
By participating in this knowledge sharing and fundraising event you are contributing to Rotary Club of Winnipeg HIP initiatives that help advance the above mission and a pathway to reconciliation among non-Indigenous and Indigenous Peoples.
Registration and Payment:
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