Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by James Cardinal

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Database ID28792
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 9 (Box 1)
Date of creationMay 7, 1992
Physical description/extent15 pgs
Number of images15
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by James Cardinal on behalf of Chief Peter Ross of the Arctic Red River community of the Gwich'in people (in the Mackenzie River Delta). Cardinal's presentation disucsses alcohol problems, land claims, band issues, education, and a host of other issues. Following the presentation is a conversation between the presenter and the Commissioners (mainly Allan Blakeney) regarding some of the issues raised, notably the effectiveness of alcohol prohibition in Gwich'in territory.
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, Fort McPherson, N.W.T. Thursday, May 7, 1992. Volume 1. pgs 72-86.
PlaceFort McPherson, Northwest Territories, Canada
Arctic Red River, Northwest Territories, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 11
Canada -- National
Cultural regionArctic
Canada -- National
NamesBlakeney, Allan E., 1925- (Saskatchewan premier)
Cardinal, James
Dussault, Rene, 1939-
Morriseau, John
Ross, Peter (Chief)
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Peoples General
Community Life
Government policy
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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