Fluid Identities: Waterway(s) to Reconciliation

“For many survivors of the residential school era, estrangement from water went so much deeper than simply not having a seat at the table”

Danika Littlechild
Danika Littlechild, a Cree lawyer from Maskwacis, in Treaty Six, works with Indigenous peoples in Alberta and around the world. She focuses on Indigenous, international, and environmental law (including water governance). Danika is vice-president of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and consulting legal counsel with the International Indian Treaty Council, through which she engages with various United Nations mechanisms, treaty bodies, and special procedures.