First Nations and human rights defended by Dr. John Borrows on CBC's Ideas program

From IDEAS program

Fragile Freedoms - First Nations and human rights

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

John Borrows

John Borrows


John Borrows is an Anishinabe scholar and expert in Indigenous law. He presents a lecture on the connections between First Nations and human rights. It's from a series called Fragile Freedoms: the Global Struggle Human Rights taking place at the new Canadian Museum for Human Rights, in Winnipeg.

John Borrows teaches law at both the University of Victoria, and the University of Minnesota.

DOWNLOAD the podcast at [MP3 file: runs 53 minutes]

There is an excellent excerpt in this presentation where John Borrows offers a spirited and balanced defence of Indian Reserves.