Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Wallace Labillois

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Database ID28805
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/extent29 pgs
Number of images29
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Micmac Wallace Libillois. Libillois discusses the history of colonization and his people in Canada, the commonalities between indigenous people across the country in their relationship with the state, residential schooling, proseltization, Aboriginal fishing rights, threats to Aboriginal people's rights, an indigenous view of resource use, the Aboriginal roots of many European democratic concepts, and the importance of Constitutional recognition and inclusion for Aboriginal peoples in Canada. A discussion follows between the presenter and Commissioners Rene Dussault and Mary Sillet regarding treaties and some of the matters highlighted in the presentation.
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 82-110.
PlaceOka, Quebec, Canada
Treaty boundariesPeace & Friendship
Canada -- National
Cultural regionNortheast
Canada -- National
NamesDussault, Rene, 1939-
Labillois, Wallace
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Sillett, Mary
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Relations
Indigenous Peoples General
Racism and stereotypes
Schools -- Residential
Government policy
Law and Legislation -- Acts -- Indian Act
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy) - Mohawk
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy)
Law and Legislation - Acts - Constitution Act (1982)
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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