“A Subtle Revolution: What Lies Ahead for Indigenous Rights?”, a Discussion at SFU Woodward’s

Professor Sheryl Lightfoot will be hosting a panel discussion at SFU Woodward’s on Wednesday, Sept 13th @ 7pm. The discussion will be on “A Subtle Revolution: What Lies Ahead for Indigenous Rights?”, to mark the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Click here for more details.


Dr. Sheryl Lightfoot (PhD Minnesota) is Canada Research Chair of Global Indigenous Rights and Politics, and Associate Professor in both First Nations and Indigenous Studies and Political Science at the University of British Columbia. Her research interests include global Indigenous peoples’ rights and politics, Indigenous diplomacy, social movements, and critical international relations. She publishes articles in both Indigenous studies and international relations venues. Her book, Indigenous Global Politics was published in 2016, and is an extension of her PhD dissertation which won the 2010 Best Dissertation Award in Race and Ethnic Politics from the American Political Science Association. She is Anishinaabe from the Lake Superior Band of Ojibwe.