The “Interacting with the State” panels emphasize different legal regimes which currently define relationships between indigenous people’s and the state. Our final episode of the series features discussions on the duty to Consult, Metis land claims, and legal definitions of territory and sovereignty.


  • Avigail Eisenberg (University of Victoria) “Consultation, Consent, and Resistance”
  • Janique Dubois (University of Ottawa) “To What End? Negotiating Metis Land Rights in Manitoba”
  • Mark Walters (Queen’s University) “Reconciling Legal Ideas about Territory and Sovereignty in Canada”