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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Brian Cook, Individual Presentation

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File contains a presentation by Brian Cook. Cook discusses the need to incorporate Aboriginal history into school curriculums, the importance of having a land base, the Indian Act, the lack of an economic base for the reserve system, and problems with the justice system. Much of Cook's presentation deals with systemic racism. Following the presentation is a discussion between Cook and the Commissioners on the issues he has raised.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Irene Personius

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File contains a presentation by Irene Personius. Personius discusses issues related to education, and how the school system has impacted her own family. Following the presentation are some brief comments from Commissioner Blakeney, followed by Mr. Nathan McGillivary initiating closing prayers by a community elder, and the adjournment of the day's proceedings.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Sandra Delaronde

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File contains a presentation by Sandra Delaronde, Vice President of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women. Delaronde discusses the status of Aboriginal women in their relationship within Aboriginal organizations, and Aboriginal communities, as well as offering a few suggestions to the Commission. Following the presentation is a discussion between Delaronde and Commissioners Blakeney and Chartrand on some of the issues raised.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Stan Sinclair and Brian Sinclair, Moose Lake Metis Federation

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File contains a presentation by Stan Sinclair and Brian Sinclair of the Moose Lake Metis Federation. The Sinclairs discuss how they feel that the Metis' aboriginal rights have been suppressed, that government assistance provided is completely inadequate, and that the Metis have lost many of their cultural traditions. Following the presentation is a discussion between Commissioners Chartrand and Blakeney and the two presenters on some of the issues raised in the presentation.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by William Lathlin, individual presentation

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File contains a presentation by William Lathlin. Lathlin, a Councillor of The Pas First Nation, discusses his views on the workplace, worker's compensation, and discrimination in the workplace. Following the presentation is a discussion between Commissioner Blakeney and Mr. Lathlin on some of the workplace issues he raised.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Remarks by Samaria Reynolds (via translator)

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File contains opening remarks by Samaria Reynolds of The Pas, Manitoba. She touches on a variety of issues including education accessibility, medical care for northerners, her own disability and the issues that has raised for her, issues arising with her reinstatement under Bill C31 (which gave many Aboriginal women back their Status under the Indian Act), her children and grandchildren and the experiences they've faced, the problem of youth suicide, and the importance of learning from Elders.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Reverend Verna Jebb and Ron Buck, Moose Lake Bible Group

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File contains a presentation by the Reverend Verna Jebb and Mr. Ron Buck of the Moose Lake Bible Group. Jebb and Buck discuss some of the social problems afflicting their community including gas sniffing, a lack of recreational opportunities for youth, alcholism and other substance abuse, illicit drugs, gambling, violent crime, property crime, and the need for community based funding. Following the presentation is a short discussion between the presenters and Commissioners Blakeney and Chartrand on the issues covered, as well as community policing and police resources.
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A Trip Into the Saskatchewan Country - Samuel Bray. - Article. - [189-].

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Samuel Bray
W. Goode
[Canadian Magazine], vol. 13, [May-October] [1899], pp. 26-34
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Reprint of an article by Samuel Bray, surveyor, describing his experiences travelling in northern Manitoba and Saskatchewan in the autumn of 1894. Included is an illustration of Cree writing.
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