The “Interacting with the State” panels emphasize different legal regimes which currently define relationships between indigenous people’s and the state. Part 1 features presentations on Mining Development and Modern Treaty-making.


  • Julia Gilpin and Karine Vanthuyne (University of Ottawa) “Reconciling the Indigenous Right to Self-determination with Mining Development”
  • Veldon Coburn (Carleton University) “Lessons from the Algonquin Modern Treaty”
  • Timothy Goodwin (Victorian Bar) – “Reconciliation and Land Rights in Australia: A Legal Perspective”