Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Individual Presentation by Mary Lou Iahtail

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Database ID29341
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 28 (Box 4)
Date of creationJune 8, 1992
Physical description/extent10 pages of textual records
Number of images10
Scope and contentFile contains an individual presentation by Mary Lou Iahtail, teacher at Moosonee Public School in Moosonee, Ontario. She describes her experiences at the Fort Albany Residential School in Ontario where she learned to read and write in Cree. Iahtail states that a Cree immersion program is needed at her school and calls for the Commission to fund Cree immersion programs so the Cree language does not disappear.
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, Thomas Cheechoo Memorial Centre, Moose Factory, Ontario; pages 81-90.
PlaceMoose Factory, Ontario, Canada
Moosonee, Ontario, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 9
Cultural regionSubarctic
NamesFort Albany Residential School
Iahtail, Mary Lou
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Relations
Schools -- Residential
Immersion Programs
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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