Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Peter Decontie, Inuit Elder

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Database ID28744
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 3 (Box 1)
Date of creationApril 23, 1992
Physical description/extent10 pgs
Number of images10
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Peter Decontie, Inuit Elder. Decontie's remarks are in Inuit but translated into English in the text. He discusses problems in his home community including child abandonment (by southern fathers), alcohol and drug abuse, policing, and a lack of policies to help his people. The presentation is followed with remarks by Commissioner George Erasmus.
Other terms governing use and reproductionRoyal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions, 1992-1993. Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, and Courtesy of the Privy Council Office, 2008.
Primary MediaTextual documents
Provenance Access PointUniversity of Saskatchewan. Native Law Centre
Other notesPart of Box 1 Transcripts, Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Fort Garry Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Wednesday, April 23, 1992. Volume 3. pgs 545-554.
PlaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Treaty boundariesNo treaty
Canada -- National
Cultural regionArctic
Canada -- National
NamesDecontie, Peter
Erasmus, Georges Henry, 1948- (Chief)
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Inuit Affairs -- Lifestyle
Inuit Affairs
Inuit Affairs -- Youth
Issues - Illegal Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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