File contains a presentation by Johnny Epoo, Avataq Cultural Institute. Epoo discusses his organization which was founded in 1981 and its relation to both archaeology in the area and the preservation of the Inuit language. Epoo complains of the extraction of northern artifacts to the south, and a lack of funding for basic operations of his organization. Epoo also discusses traditional Inuit medicine and his organizations efforts to catalogue these techniques. Following the presetnation Epoo answers questions on his organizations budget and the repatriation of Inuit archaeological artifacts from Commissioners Dussault and Wilson.
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
[Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Privy Council Office]
University of Saskatchewan Archives, Native Law Centre fonds, Reference Library, RCAP vol. 27 (Box 4); records from Our Legacy site, http://scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy
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