Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by John Joe Sark, Captain of the Micmac Grand Council

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Database ID28758
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 4 (Box 1)
Date of creationApril 23, 1992
Physical description/extent39 pgs
Number of images39
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by John Joe Sark, Captain of the Micmac Grand Council. Sark discusses the need to tell Aboriginal history, particularly the positive side, in schools in New Brunswick. He also discusses the Micmac's struggle to hold onto their culture through generations of assimilative pressures. Following Sark's presentation is a discussion with the Commissioners.
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, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Tuesday, May 5, 1992. Volume 1. pgs 14-52.
PlaceCharlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Treaty boundariesPeace & Friendship
No treaty
Cultural regionNortheast
Canada -- National
NamesBlakeney, Allan E., 1925- (Saskatchewan premier)
Chartrand, Paul, 1943-
Columbus, Christopher
Erasmus, Georges Henry, 1948- (Chief)
Robinson, Viola
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Sark, John Joe
Wilson, Bertha, 1923-2007 (Justice)
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Government policy
Schools -- Residential
Armed Forces -- Service -- Veteran
Education -- Policy
Education -- Western
Education -- Traditional
Racism and stereotypes
Churches -- Roman Catholic
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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