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Sykes Powderface: Aboriginal Perspectives and the Canadian Constitution

Duration: 5 minutes, 59 seconds

Sykes Powderface, lead negotiator for the First Nations chiefs, discusses ideas put forward by Elders during constitutional consultation. The diverse Aboriginal peoples of Canada have unique beliefs but share common principles around the role of the Creator, the laws defining human rights and responsibilities and the freedom of self-determination. (presentation at the 2006 Alberta Education Social Studies Summer Institute)

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Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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