Indigenous U of A Law student achieves dream of attending UN – The Gateway Online
Casey Caines, an Indigenous first year law student, joined youth from around the world in presenting their ideas at the UN National Assembly.
Casey Caines, a Cree and Slavey first-year law student at the University of Alberta, was selected to participate in a United Nations (UN) Youth Summit, fulfilling her goal of representing Indigenous Peoples at the UN.
Since mid-September, Caines had the opportunity to participate in discussions with other youth delegates around the world about key issues. The main event — featuring performers and discussions with key leaders — would typically take place in New York, but will take place virtually due to COVID-19. The main event was originally to take place on October 24, but was postponed until December 5 due to technical difficulties.
Despite this setback, Caines has already found the experience to be inspiring and fulfilling.
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