Indigenous Lawyers Honoured

Several members of the IBA have recently been honoured by institutions such as the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation and the University of Toronto.

James (Sakej) Youngblood Henderson and Bernd Christmas are recent recipients of National Aboriginal Achievement Awards. 

Professor Darlene Johnston and Jean Teillet were recently recognized by the University of Toronto as “Trailblazers in the Legal Profession.” On International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2006, the U of T Faculty of Law unveiled a permanent photo exhibit celebrating 19 remarkable women graduates who are trailblazers in the legal profession.