Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by John Moore

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Database ID31443
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 143 (Box 22)
Date of creationJune 1, 1993
Physical description/extent7 pages
Number of images7
Scope and contentThe file contains a presentation by John Moore. Moore discusses his conviction for murder under a repealed section of the criminal code of Canada, how he is innocent and feels his conviction contradicted his rights as an Aboriginal person, and how he would like to be exonerated. Moore also references several other high profile cases of wrongful conviction in Canada. Following the presentation Commissioner Dussault comments on the issues raised.
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 2, President Hotel, Sudbury, Ontario; Tuesday, June 1, 1993. Pages 375-381.
PlaceSudbury, Ontario, Canada
Treaty boundariesRobinson-Huron
Canada -- National
Cultural regionSubarctic
Canada -- National
NamesDussault, Rene, 1939-
Kerley, Cameron
Marshall, Donald
Meawassige, Blanche
Moore, John
Nepoose, Wilson
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Legal Issues
Law Enforcement -- Treatment
Government policy
Opinion -- Citizen
Indigenous Relations
Ojibwa (Anishnabe)
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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