Law School Support & Associations for Indigenous Students

We have compiled the list Law School Support available to Indigenous law students across Canada.


Shalene Jobin
Indigenous Governance and Partnership, Director 
University of Alberta

Andrew Showalter
Coordinator, Indigenous Initiatives and Reconciliation
University of Calgary

Mentorship Program
Law Society of Alberta
Indigenous Law Mentorship Program

British Columbia

Gordon Christie
Indigenous Legal Studies, Professor and Director
UBC - Peter A. Allard School of Law

Tina Matthew
Executive Director of Indigenous Education
Thompson Rivers University

Zubaida Khan
Indigenous and Cultural Support Liaison
University of Victoria


Desiree Morrisseau-Keesick
Lead Indigenous Student Recruitment Officer
University of Manitoba

New Brunswick

Andrea Belczewski
Senior Teaching Associate, Mi'kmaq-Wolastoquey Centre
University of New Brunswick

Katelyn Copage
Indigenous Experiential Education Coordinator, Mi'kmaq-Wolastoquey Centre
University of New Brunswick


Danielle Lussier-Meek
Advisor, Indigenous Relations & Indigenous Learner Advocate
University of Ottawa

Michelle Nahdee
Indigenous Legal Studies Coordinator
University of Windsor

Professor Michelle Williams
Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq Initiative, Director
Schulich School of Law

Valerie Armstrong
Indigenous Blacks & Mi'kmaq Initiative, Administrative Assistant
Schulich School of Law​

Amanda Myers
Indigenous Student Centre, Director
Western University

Robin Sutherland
Indigenous Relations, Director
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

Signa A. Daum Shanks 
Indigenous Outreach, Director and Associate Professor
York Osgoode Hall Law School

Ann Deer
Indigenous Recruitment & Support Coordinator
Queens University

Amanda Carling
Indigenous Initiatives, Manager
University of Toronto

Diane Simone 
Aboriginal Learning Support Facilitator
Ryerson University

Mentorship Program 
University of Toronto
Mentor Program for Future Indigenous Lawyers


Allan Vicaire
Associate Director, First Peoples' House
McGill University


Marilyn Poitras
University of Saskatchewan
Wiyasiwewin Mikiwahp Indigenous Law Centre

Mentorship Program
University of Saskatchewan
Online Mentorship Opportunities for Indigenous Students

*Please note that CBA will do its best to maintain this list; however, we cannot guarantee that all the contacts are up to date.