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
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).
OKT is proud to announce that eight members of the firm have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™.… Read More...
Madawaska First Nation is celebrating a win in its legal challenge of New Brunswick’s refusal to share casino revenue with the First Nation. The New Brunswick Court of Appeal released…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.