Calgary Legal Guidance

Indigenous Services

Indigenous Law Program

Sahwoo mohkaak tsi ma taas (Blackfoot for "Before Being Judged")

Sahwoo mohkaak tsi ma taas employs a part-time Indigenous facilitator and educator, Indigenous Lawyer, and Indigenous articling student whose goals are to increase access to justice for Indigenous peoples, by helping people understand how to use the legal system to reach their goals.

What we can help you with

Our Indigenous lawyer provides legal services in the following areas:

Indigenous Law Issues

Criminal law and tickets

Small claims court

Employment law

Human rights law

Limitations, land claims and other legal questions

Indigenous issues such as membership, on-reserve housing, treaty, and day school

Sometimes we are able to give free legal representation to Indigenous people who need lawyers. In other cases, we provide legal information and referrals. We hope to always provide our services in a culturally appropriate way that makes your legal problem easier to understand and deal with.

Indigenous Outreach

Sahwoo mohkaak tsi ma taas Program

Indigenous Cultural Room at CLG offices

To learn more about the Sahwoo mohkaak tsi ma taas program, please contact us at (403) 234-9266, or contact us at

Land Acknowledgement, courtesy of The Calgary Foundation

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