David Milward is a professor of law at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, and is a member of the Beardy’s & Okemasis Nation in Saskatchewan. He has numerous publications in both leading national and international law journals on criminal law, Aboriginal justice issues and evidence. He is also the author of the award-winning book, Aboriginal Justice and the Charter: Realizing a Culturally Sensitive Interpretation of Legal Rights. He also assisted the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada with authoring sections of its final reports that addressed Aboriginal criminal justice issues. He has also authored a report for the Office of the Children’s Advocate of Manitoba on the use of mediation-based alternatives for child welfare matters.