Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Pauline Lewis

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Database ID28776
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 7 (Box 1)
Date of creationMay 6, 1992
Physical description/extent11 pgs
Number of images11
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Pauline Lewis, a Micmac woman from the Eskasoni First Nation. Lewis discusses her experience with the Indian Act and Bill C-31, having been re-listed to the Band in 1991. She discusses spousal abuse, provincial-federal jurisdictional issues in criminal law, and her part in a National Film Board presentation. Following the presentation is a comment from Commissioner Georges 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, Eskasoni, Prince Edward Island. Tuesday, May 6, 1992. Volume 1. pgs 40-49.
Treaty boundariesPeace & Friendship
Canada -- National
Cultural regionNortheast
Canada -- National
NamesErasmus, Georges Henry, 1948- (Chief)
Lewis, Pauline
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Law and Legislation -- Acts -- Indian Act
Legal Issues
Law Enforcement
Government policy
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Relations
Band Council
Law and Legislation - Acts - Bill C-31
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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