Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Sharon Venne, Lubicon Cree First Nation

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Database ID29666
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 44 (Box 7)
Date of creationJune 18, 1992
Physical description/extent20 pgs
Number of images14
Scope and contentFile contains a presentation by Sharon Venne, Lubicon Cree First Nation. Venne discusses the history of the Lubicon Cree, how they were left out of Treaty Number Eight, and the negative impact the oil industry has had on their community. Venne discusses the Lubicon land claim and the standoff between the Cree and the government of Canada. Following the presentation is a discussion between Venne and Commissioners Chartrand and Blakeney on these issues.
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 notesVolume 1, Fort Chipewyan, Alberta. Thursday, June 18, 1992. Pgs 111-131.
PlaceFort Chipewyan, Alberta, Canada
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 8
Canada -- National
Cultural regionSubarctic
Canada -- National
NamesBlakeney, Allan E., 1925- (Saskatchewan premier)
Chartrand, Paul, 1943-
Lubicon Cree First Nation
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Venne, Sharon
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Land Claims
Treaty -- Treaty 8
Indigenous Relations
Economic Development
Natural Resources
Community Histories
Community Life
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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