Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Harvey Thunderchild, Native Inmate Liaison Worker, Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre and Ministry of Corrections

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Database ID29548
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/extent8 pages of textual records
Number of images8
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Harvey Thunderchild relating to high rates of illiteracy among Aboriginal inmates, and the high proportion of incarcerated Aboriginal people for crimes committed involving drugs and alcohol. He states that Aboriginal inmates are prevented from entering treatment programs due to a shortage of programs. He also expressed concern with Aboriginal young offenders lacking appropriate programs as well. He introduces Alfreda Trudeau.
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 190-197.
Treaty boundariesRobinson-Huron
Cultural regionNortheast
NamesRoyal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Thunderchild, Harvey
Trudeau, Alfreda
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Peoples Organizations
Indigenous Relations
Law Enforcement -- Treatment
Health -- Issues -- Alcoholism
Health -- Issues -- Drug Abuse
Young Offenders
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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