Brandon
Montour

Summer Student

Toronto

Contact by email at [email protected]

t. 416-601-8038

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Law School

McGill University

Brandon is Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) from Kahnawake, Quebec and currently in 1L at McGill Faculty of Law. Prior to law school, Brandon obtained a Bachelor of Arts with Great Distinction from Concordia University, majoring in political science. 

In his First Nations community of Kahnawake, he is Chairperson of the Kahnawake Cannabis Control Board, a regulatory body for the purpose of regulating Cannabis in the community. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Kahnawake Community Services and is a Co-Chair of the National Collaborative at Tamarack Institute.  

At McGill, he is a member of the Indigenous Law Association, an associate editor of Rooted - an Indigenous law publication and a member of the Law Student Ambassadors Program.  

Over the past 3 summers, Brandon worked at the Justice Services division at the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake where he assisted the Commissioner of Justice with research geared towards developing the justice system in Kahnawake. In the future, Brandon hopes to continue working for his community to address our distinct needs as a First Nation.  

Brandon is a student member of the Indigenous Bar Association.