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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Aboriginal Peoples

Third Session, Fortieth Parliament, 2010

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


Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Issue No. 12

Twenty-first and twenty-second meetings on:

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

and

Second meeting on:

The progress made on commitments endorsed by Parliamentarians of both Chambers since the Government's apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Native Women's Association of Canada:

Jeannette Corbiere Lavell, President;

Claudette Dumont-Smith, Interim Executive Director.


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Six Nations of the Grand River:

Claudine VanEvery-Albert, Councillor.

Blackfoot Confederacy:

Reg Crowshoe, Chief.

First Nations Education Steering Committee:

Nathan Matthew, Negotiator, British Columbia First Nations Education Jurisdiction Negotiations;

Christa Williams, Negotiator, British Columbia First Nations Education Jurisdiction Negotiations;

Deborah Jeffrey, Acting Executive Director, British Columbia First Nations Education Jurisdiction Negotiations.


Wednesday, October 27, 2010

University of Regina:

Larry Steeves, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education.

First Nations Forum, First Nations Public Policy:

Solomon G. Sanderson, Chairman.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

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

The Honourable Lillian Eva Dyck, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:
Brazeau, Campbell, *Cowan (or Tardif), Dallaire, Demers, *LeBreton, P.C. (or Comeau), Lovelace Nicholas, Neufeld, Patterson, Raine, Sibbeston, Stewart Olsen

* Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 85(4), membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Neufeld replaced the Honourable Senator Poirier (October 26, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Dallaire replaced the Honourable Senator Hubley (October 26, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Hubley replaced the Honourable Senator Dallaire (October 25, 2010).

The Honourable Senator Dallaire replaced the Honourable Senator Hubley (October 15, 2010).