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course especially with respect to Indigenous students; on protocol with
local First Nations; and, well, on anything, really. She is also someone who
can recommend a good single malt to celebrate the publication of a book
such as Let Right Be Done, and who can be relied upon for sage advice when
the going gets tough. I sought that advice often.
Heather Raven is someone with her feet planted firmly in both the
Indigenous and non-Indigenous world of 21st-century Canada. Her hard
work, dedication and common sense have enabled her to make a huge contribution
to UVic Law and to the wider community. She has also been a
good friend to so many of us, as well as an invaluable colleague. The faculty
of law, the University of Victoria and the wider community thank her for all
she has done and wish her a happy and fruitful retirement.
And so do I.
C’s calls to action.
ally o -campus, that aim
TRU Law is actively
responding to the TRC
We have implemented spec
cific days of learning, held annua
to instill in our students the
e knowledge, empathy and skills
for reconciliation in their le
in the dorm roo
ff s they need to be agents
oms where some of them once
e about the
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ain, their journey
slept was impactful.
er and disappointment.
ness and a deep connectednes
and tra ditions. The
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tudent J amie Cooper
, reflecting on
a class visit to the former
ndian Residential School.
ucate those aroundme.”