Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Michael Eshikibok

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Database ID31412
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 142 (Box 22)
Date of creationMay 31, 1993
Physical description/extent14 pages
Number of images14
Scope and contentThe file contains a presentation by Michael Eshikibok. Eshikibok, an Ojibwa student at Laurentian University and freelance writer for the Sudbury Star, gives a statistical overview of Aboriginal people in Canada, over-representation in Saskatchewan prisons, poverty, alcoholism, and the need to replace the Indian Act and institute self-government. Following the presentation Commissioner Dussault discusses some of the issues raised with Eshikibok.
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, President Hotel, Sudbury, Ontario; Monday, May 31, 1993. Pages 119-132.
PlaceSudbury, Ontario, Canada
Treaty boundariesRobinson-Huron
Canada -- National
Cultural regionSubarctic
Canada -- National
NamesDussault, Rene, 1939-
Eshikabok, Michael
Meawassige, Blanche
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Indigenous Peoples General
Indigenous Relations
Law and Legislation -- Acts -- Indian Act
Community Life
Standard of Living
Ojibwa (Anishnabe)
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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