Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Alma Brooks

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Database ID28807
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 10 (Box 2)
Date of creationMay 19, 1992
Physical description/extent20 pgs
Number of images30
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Alma Brooks, a Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) woman. Brooks relates her life journey and involvement with both politics and the community at large in helping to heal her people's problems. She states that self-governance is an impossibility until her people are healed. Following her presentation is a discussion between her and Commissioners Dussault and Sillet on healing and politics respectively.
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 notesRoyal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Kingsclear, New Brunswick, Tuesday May 19, 1992. Volume 1. pgs 139-158.
PlaceFredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Treaty boundariesPeace & Friendship
Canada -- National
Cultural regionNortheast
Canada -- National
NamesAlvisatos, Debra
Dussault, Rene, 1939-
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Sillett, Mary
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Community Life
Racism and stereotypes
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) - Mohawk
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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