June 27, 2019 | UVic News

The Copyright & Scholarly Communications Office would like to congratulate John Borrows for receiving this prestigious prize! An excerpt from the UVic News announcement states…

John Borrows, one of Canada’s foremost law scholars and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law at the University of Victoria, is the winner of the 2019 Canada Council Molson Prize in social sciences and humanities. The prize honours contributions to Canada’s cultural and intellectual heritage.

UVic President Jamie Cassels describes him as “a leader in the great transformation that has occurred in Indigenous legal research over the last 20 years.” Borrows, who is Anishinaabe/Ojibway and a member of the Chippewa of the Nawash First Nation in Ontario, led the initiative to bring the teaching of Indigenous law into law schools in Canada.

To read over 20 of John’s articles in our institutional repository, UVicSpace, please click here.