"Standoff is a powerful collection of essays and a must-read for every Mayor, Premier, Prime Minister and their bureaucrats."
Dr. Pamela D. Palmater
Author of Warrior Life: Indigenous Resistance and Resurgence
“This is a great book. I highly recommend it to those who want to gain an understanding about Indigenous Peoples and Canadian law without going to law school."
Author of Price Paid: The Flight for First Nations Survival
"Bruce McIvor has been at the forefront of dismantling Canada’s colonial legal system and the mindset that sustains the continued denial of the rights of Indigenous peoples for decades as a masterful scholar, advocate and Indigenous thought leader."
Dr. Bruce McIvor, lawyer and historian, is a partner at First Peoples Law LLP, a law firm dedicated to defending and advancing Indigenous Peoples' inherent and constitutionally protected title, rights and treaty rights.