Roger Jones

Roger Jones plays a critical role in key legal and political developments internationally and in Canada. This includes the development of the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples, the Canadian constitution negotiations, the Federal Crown First Nations Political Accord in 2005, the Ipperwash Inquiry in Ontario and the emerging developments on a wide range of matters such as consultation and accommodation, treaty implementation and resource revenue sharing. Mr. Jones was the founding president of the Indigenous Bar Association, served on the Board, and the former Vice-Chair, Native Law section of the Canadian Bar Association. He presently works as the Legal Advisor to the Assembly of First Nations.