RCAP 151 contains a transcript of a portion of a sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Vancouver, British Columbia. This portion includes opening remarks from Elder Vincent Stogan and moderator Lou Desmarais. Also included in this portion are presentations of individuals and groups dealing with various topics concerning treaty rights; self-sufficiency and Aboriginal self-government; economic development and housing issues; Metis issues; education and employment; legal issues and the justice system; health systems and services and social issues confronting Aboriginal women. Several of the final presentations extend the debate over the Aboriginal fishing rights on the British Columbia coast and rivers. Questions from the assembled Commissioners follow each presentation which can be viewed individually on this site.
University of Saskatchewan Archives, Native Law Centre fonds, Reference Library, RCAP vol. 151 (Box 24); records from Our Legacy site, http://scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy
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