Supporting Indigenous Peoples’ Visions
Our central philosophy is that there will be no real justice until Indigenous peoples have control over their own fates and futures, including their lands and economic and political decision-making.
For clients who want to use Canadian law as a means to help achieve this goal, we bring to bear our extensive experience working for Indigenous communities and our deep commitment to justice to achieve success – however you define it.
Latest News & Blog Posts
5 Nov 2023 – Canada is failing the wrongfully convicted, again | Those who have suffered miscarriages of justice have waited too long for half-measures. Unfortunately, a government bill before Parliament does just that.
25 Aug 2023 – Oversight misfiring | Inquests are an important mechanism for holding the government accountable for deaths that take place at the hands of police and jails. OKT lawyer Corey Shefman was interviewed about his experience representing the families of Indigenous Manitobans in those inquests.
24 Feb 2023 – Got Land Back | Unreserved with Rosanna Deerchild | In this interview with the CBC radio program, Unreserved, OKT’s Lorraine Land talks about how non-Indigenous Canadians are finding ways to give land back to First Nations (and why the process may not be as easy as it should be).
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
OKT is pleased to announce that we have been recognized by The Globe and Mail, and have been included in their list of Canada’s Best Law…Read More...
Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada have ranked more OKT lawyers as leading Aboriginal law experts than any other law firm in Canada, thanks to the reviews of our peers.
OKT is recognized by The Globe and Mail as a leading Aboriginal law firm in Canada.