Daniel Huizenga is a PhD Candidate in the Socio-Legal Studies program at York University (Toronto, Canada). His research focuses on customary law and indigenous rights in South Africa. In particular, he explores how indigenous peoples and their advocates use community-based research to contribute to law and policy reform and affirm their rights to land and natural resources. He has held internships with the Legal Resources Centre in Cape Town, South Africa, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Accra, Ghana, and has been a visiting researcher at the Centre for Law and Society, University of Cape Town. He is a recipient of the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Doctoral).