Event Courses and Workshops Indigenous Governance in the Circumpolar Arctic

Date and Location

  • When: Thursday, January 26, 2023

    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

  • This event will be livestreamed on zoomgov.com External. It will be available for viewing afterwards in the Library's Event Videos collection.

  • Where: Online Only

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Join foreign law specialists for "Indigenous Governance in the Circumpolar Arctic" a Foreign and Comparative Law Webinar. In this entry in the series, Michael will provide an overview of Indigenous self-governance in the Arctic, with an emphasis on the experience of the Inuit of Canada.

In this important geopolitical region, Indigenous political structures provide examples of consensus-based governments and co-management of natural resources in collaboration with national governments.

The webinar will also touch on the experience of Alaska Natives, Greenlandic Inuit, Sámi peoples of the Nordic countries, and the Chukotka people of Russia.