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(Christopher Currie)

Rights in a History of Wrongs: Indigenous Policy in Canada

Bob speaks of the Residential School Policy in Canada for Aboriginals through the Indian Act

Length: 0:50:32
Uploaded: 9 Feb, 2013

Recording Date: 1 Feb, 2013
Recording Location: Queen's University
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Raw, unedited
Copyright: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Program Title: Rights in a History of Wrongs: Indigenous Policy in Canada
Description: Some of Bob's current work includes working on the Siting Process with the Nuclear Waste Management Organization and as an Adjunct Professor and Fellow in the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University. Bob also works on a human rights matters and assisting corporations to development partnerships with Aboriginal communities. Bob is a frequent speaker regarding Aboriginal issues and in particular the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

He is a former CEO of the Assembly of First Nations and before that the Interim Executive Director of the Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which will examine and make recommendations regarding the Indian Residential School era and its legacy. Bob lead the process, with support from across Canada and internationally, to establish the Commission. Bob served as the Chief of Staff to the AFN National Chief Phil Fontaine, and was a member of the team which negotiated the historic Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.

Host(s): CFRC 101.9fm
Featured Speakers/Guests: Bob Watts

Credits: Recorded and Edited by Brendon Wilson


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Politics > First Nations

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