Royal Commission on Aboriginal People: Presentation by Charles Joseph Bernard, Jr.

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Database ID28782
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/extent27 pgs
Number of images27
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Charles Joseph Bernard, Jr. of the Whycocomagh First Nation. Bernard was a sitting member of the Nova Scotia Working Committee on the Constitution. He discusses the relationship of his people with the Government of Canada including the Sylliboy case, residential schools, Treaties, the Donald Marshall case, his thoughts on the Royal Commission, some of the problems facing Aboriginal youth today, the justice system, racism, self-governance, culture, government funding, and other issues pertaining to Aboriginal people in Canada.
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. Wednesday, May 6, 1992. Volume 1. pgs 191-217.
Treaty boundariesPeace & Friendship
Canada -- National
Cultural regionNortheast
Canada -- National
NamesBernard Jr., Charles Joseph
Erasmus, Georges Henry, 1948- (Chief)
Micmac Grand Council
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Government policy
Legal Issues
Law and Legislation -- Acts -- Indian Act
Racism and stereotypes
Indigenous Peoples General
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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