Item I5 - Sharon McIvor talk at the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies, University of British Columbia, 2010

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Sharon McIvor talk at the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies, University of British Columbia, 2010

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Centre for Feminist Legal Studies, University of British Columbia

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CA ON0034 10-187-F3-I5

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1 moving image (mp4): col., 1 hr., 8 min., 34 sec.

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This video documents a talk given by Sharon McIvor on the McIvor v. Canada case at the Centre for Feminist Legal Studies, University of British Columbia in 2010. Sharon McIvor is a member of the Lower Nicola Indian Band and Nlaka'pamux Nation. Sharon is known for her activism against sex-based discrimination to Indigenous women and children and reform in Canadian legislation. Notably the Bill C-3: 2011 Amendments to the Indian Act which grant 6(2) Indian status to grandchildren of women who regained status in 1985. This amendment to the Indian Act was the government of Canada's response to the McIvor v. Canada case. Sharon's activism for equality for Indigenous women was recognized by Canada’s Governor General in 2011. Sharon is a lawyer and has taught at the Nicola Valley Institute of Technology in Merritt, British Columbia.

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Donor Susan Bazilli in accession in ACC-2020-14


Files were acquired from the donor's Vimeo account, or through email.

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ACC-2020-14-01 package in Ontario Library Research Cloud (OLRC)

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All rights remain with the University of Ottawa Library Archives and Special Collections. Contact Archives and Special Collections for copyright permissions. International Women's Rights Project (IWRP), director Susan Bazilli.

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