Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 76: Opening Prayer and Opening Remarks by Commissioners Rene Dussault, Bertha Wilson, Paul Chartrand

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Database ID30409
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 76 (Box 12)
Date of creationNovember 19, 1992
Physical description/extent11 pages of textual records
Number of images10
Scope and contentFile includes the opening prayer and opening remarks from the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Mani-Utenam, Sept-Iles, Quebec, Friday, November 20, 1992. Opening remarks by Rene Dussault give an overview of the Commissions activities, its mandate, and goals. Commissioner Wilson addresses the "tremendous lack of knowledge in white society about native people" and the Commission's educational function, while Commissioner Chartrand discusses his own background and hopes for the Commission's work.
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, Mani-Utenam, Sept-Iles, Quebec, Friday, November 20, 1992. pgs 1-11.
Treaty boundariesNo treaty
Canada -- National
Cultural regionSubarctic
Canada -- National
NamesChartrand, Paul, 1943-
Dussault, Rene, 1939-
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Wilson, Bertha, 1923-2007 (Justice)
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Peoples Organizations
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Relations
Innu - Montagnais
Innu - Naskapi
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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