Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Eileen Koe

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Database ID28800
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/extent26 pgs
Number of images26
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Eileen Koe. Koe is a civil servant and proclaims herself to be both a Gwich'in, and a proud Canadian. Koe discusses her views on social issues and housing in the community. She discusses residential schools and the loss of the Gwich'in language, and the detrimental effect this has had on her people. Koe discusses alcoholism, housing programs, trapping, and the need for better job training programs. Following the presentation is a discussion between Koe and Commissioners Rene Dussault and Alan Blakeney on various government programming related to the concerns raised 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 notesPart of Box 1 Transcripts, Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Fort McPherson, N.W.T. Thursday, May 7, 1992. Volume 1. pgs 192-217.
PlaceFort McPherson, Northwest Territories, Canada
Arctic Red River, Northwest Territories, Canada
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 11
Canada -- National
Cultural regionArctic
Canada -- National
NamesBlakeney, Allan E., 1925- (Saskatchewan premier)
Dussault, Rene, 1939-
Koe, Eileen
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Economic Development
Culture -- Language
Community Life
Culture -- Lifestyle
Languages and Linguistics
Government policy
Indigenous Peoples General
Hunting and Trapping
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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