Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Remarks by Johnny Epoo (via translator)

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Database ID28711
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 1 (Box 1)
Date of creationApril 21, 1992
Physical description/extent11 pgs
Number of images7
Scope and contentFile contains opening remarks by Johnny Epoo(via a translator) who represents Inuit from northern Quebec in land claims negotiations. He speaks about the Elders from his part of Canada and their concerns regarding the education system in its current state and how it could be improved. Epoo also discusses social problems like suicide, chronic welfare, problems with the RCMP, general poverty, and the need to look towards the future rather than dwelling excessively on the past.
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 Volume 1, Fort Garry Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba. pgs 95-101.
PlaceWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 1
Canada -- National
Cultural regionArctic
Canada -- National
NamesEpoo, Johnny
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Inuit Affairs -- Art and Culture
Inuit Affairs -- Lifestyle
Inuit Affairs -- Education
Inuit Affairs
Law Enforcement -- Treatment
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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