Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Ron Swain, Ontario Metis and Aboriginal Association

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Database ID29529
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 37 (Box 5)
Date of creationJune 11, 1992
Physical description/extent9 pages of textual records
Number of images9
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Ron Swain of the Southern Ontario Metis and Aboriginal Association focusing on Metis self-government. He provides a brief history of the Metis in Canada. Swain states that the Metis are recognized as Aboriginal people in the Canadian Constitution, but do not have any negotiated rights. He introduces the next speaker, Sheilagh Chief.
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, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Thursday, June 11, 1992. Pgs 50-58.
Treaty boundariesRobinson-Huron
Cultural regionNortheast
NamesChief, Sheilagh
Riel, Louis, 1844-1885
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Scott, Thomas (Red River)
Swain, Ron
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Peoples Organizations
Indigenous Relations
Law and Legislation -- Acts -- Indian Act
Bill C-31
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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