Also known by her initials JWR and by her Kwak'wala name Puglaas, Jody Wilson-Raybould was serving as the Independent Member of Parliament for the riding of Vancouver Granville when she published her first book, From Where I Stand, Rebuilding Indigenous Nations for a Stronger Canada (UBC Press 2019), an edited collection of her speeches and lectures made over a ten-year period. She served as Minister of Justice and Attorney General in the Liberal Party cabinet of Justin Trudeau from 2015 until January 2019 and then as Minister of Veterans Affairs of Canada from January 14, 2019, until resigning on February 12, 2019. Before entering federal politics, she was a provincial Crown Prosecutor in Vancouver, a Treaty Commissioner and Regional Chief of the B.C. Assembly of First Nations. Wilson-Raybould studied at the University of Victoria and later at the University of British Columbia. She lives with her husband Tim Raybould in Vancouver. $24.95 9780774880534

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