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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

Second Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2009

Chair: The Honourable GERRY ST. GERMAIN, P.C.


Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Issue No. 8

Fourteenth and fifteenth meetings on:

The federal government's constitutional, treaty, political and legal responsibilities to First Nations, Inuit and Metis peoples and on other matters generally relating to the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
(Issues pertaining to Indian Act elections)


WITNESSES

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 - Morning meeting

Canupawakpa Dakota First Nation:

Frank Brown, Chief.

Opaskwayak Cree Nation:

Grand Chief Norman Glen Ross, Chair;

Andrew Colomb, Chief, Marcel Colomb First Nation.

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council:

Chief Emery Stagg, Chair.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 - Afternoon meeting

Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation:

Terrance Nelson, Chief.

Peguis First Nation:

Glenn Hudson, Chief.

As individuals:

Phyllis Sutherland;

Leah Stevenson;

Kelvin Chicago;

Tommy Keesick;

Lou Ella Shannacappo;

Jean Courchene;

Roderick D. Ross;

Elmer Courchene;

Renata Mecorise;

Marcel Balfour, Chief, Norway House Cree Nation;

George Kemp, Chief, Berens River First Nation;

Mary A. Starr.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Gerry St. Germain, P.C., Chair

The Honourable Nick G. Sibbeston, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Brazeau, Brown, Campbell, Carstairs, P.C., *Cowan (ou Tardif), Dyck, Hubley, Lang, *LeBreton, P.C. (ou Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Peterson, Raine

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)