International body says Canada violating First Nations human rights

| June 3, 2013


Artist: Redeye Collective
Title: International body says Canada violating First Nations human rights
Album: Redeye: Vancouver Cooperative Radio
Year: 2013
Genre: Speech
Length: 0:55:17 minutes (50.62 MB)
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Two years ago the Hul'qumi'num Treaty Group of Vancouver Island brought a complaint against Canada before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington. Their lawyer was Robert Williams, professor of law at the University of Arizona and a member of the Lumbee Indian Tribe. He is one of the world’s leading experts on Native American law and indigenous peoples' human rights.  Robert Williams was in Vancouver on May 9 to talk about this case and about his new book Savage Anxieties. The talk was organized by Lawyers Rights Watch Canada.

Redeye is a three-hour live radio show produced by a collective based in Vancouver, B.C.  If you live in the Vancouver area and are interested in working in alternative media, we’d love to hear from you. You don't need to know anything about radio production - we provide lots of training and support. To find out more about the people behind this podcast, check out our website. And if you'd like to come down to the station and meet us, contact us at redeye(at)coopradio(dot)org.