Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
File contains a presentation by the Regroupement des Montagnais hors reserve de Sept-Iles/Maliotenam. Presenter Raymond Hamilton accompanied by Raymond Mainville, and Merilda St-Onge, presents a short history of the movement which seeks to represent off-reserve Indians who were registered with the Department of Indian Affairs since 1985. Hamilton discusses the lack of assistance for his people, education, health, housing, and other concerns. Problems with bands over off-reserve services, problems in the job market, CEGEP programs, Hunting and Fishing issues, status categorization issues, and basic rights questions. Following the presentation Hamilton discusses some of the issues raised with St-Onge and Commissioner Dussault. Following this Commissioner Dussault concludes the Commissions sitting for the day, thanks the participants, and invites Father Pierre Bergeron to say a closing prayer.
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. 75 (Box 10); records from Our Legacy site, http://scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy
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