Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Lewis Debassige, Director of Education, Sagmok Anishnawbek

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Database ID29559
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/extent13 pages of textual records
Number of images13
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Lewis Debassige discussing Aboriginal control over Aboriginal education. His organization has made improvements with curriculum and school facilities without corresponding rises in funding from the Canadian government. Debassige calls on the Commission to gather information where other groups in Canada are attempting to rectify these and numerous other problems to pass on to Debassige. Following the presentation is a question-and-answer session with the Commissioners.
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 269-281.
Treaty boundariesRobinson-Huron
Cultural regionNortheast
NamesCachagee, MIchael
Debassige, Lewis
Erasmus, Georges Henry, 1948- (Chief)
Robinson, Viola
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Peoples Organizations
Indigenous Relations
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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