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2004-05 Canada-US Fulbright Scholar. Lyana Patrick, Indigenous Governance, University of Victoria

September 30, 2004

Impact of Border on Indigenous Peoples in Canada and the US

Lyana Patrick, Canada-US Fulbright Scholar, recently completed her MA in Indigenous Governance at the University of Victoria and for the next seven months will participate in graduate classes in documentary filmmaking through the UW Native Voices Program. Patrick is working on a documentary film project that looks at the impacts of the Canada/US border on indigenous peoples whose homelands crossed the border, and the international treaties that protect the rights of indigenous peoples to freely cross geopolitical divides.