Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by the Hay River Council for Persons with Disabilities, Donna Harrison

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Database ID31715
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionNative Law Centre fonds
File/Item ReferenceReference Library, RCAP vol. 167 (Box 26)
Date of creationJune 17, 1993
Physical description/extent25 pages of textual records
Number of images21
Scope and contentThe file contains a presentation by Donna Harrison of the Hay River Council for Persons with Disabilities. Director Harrison discusses learning disabilities, and their effect on both children and adults in the community. Harrison recommends that the government make learning disabilities a higher priority, makes specific recommendations pertaining to the situation in the Northwest Territories. Following the presentation Commissioners Georges Erasmus and Paul Chartrand thank Harrison and discuss some of the issues raised with her.
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, B.G. Sivertz Community Centre, Hay River, Northwest Territories; Thursday, June 17, 1993. Pages 172-196.
PlaceHay River, Northwest Territories, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 8
Canada -- National
Cultural regionSubarctic
Canada -- National
NamesErasmus, Georges Henry, 1948- (Chief)
Harrison, Donna
Hay River Council for Persons with Disabilities
Lepine, Beatrice
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
SubjectGovernment commissions -- Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Government policy
Education -- Policy
Culture -- Language
Family life
Community Life
Date Range(s)1990-1999
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