Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
File contains a presentation by Brian Tootoosis and Lawrence Sweeney, Councilors, Poundmaker Band. Tootoosis discusses his peoples views towards the Canadian Federation, the Treaties, the Indian Act, questions of self-governance, Bill C-31, and the contribution of his people to Canada. Sweeney, a veteran, discusses his organization the Saskatchewan Indian Veterans Association and how status Indian veterans were not given the benefits awarded to Non-Aboriginal and Metis veterans. Following the presentation Commissioner Blakeney discusses the Indian Act with Tootoosis, and the Commissioners close have a brief general discussion about discrimination in sport followed by a closing prayer by Harriet Arcand.
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. 54 (Box 8); records from Our Legacy site, http://scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy
Documents & Presentations