The Canadian Press

1992-02-08 | Mercredi-distinct-society

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The chief of the Assembly of First Nations added a new wrinkle to the debate on national unity. Ovide Mercredi wanted not only aboriginal government, but distinct society status for natives. He told the constitutional conference in Toronto that he did not believe native people damaged their cause by demanding that they, as well as Quebec, be considered a distinct society.

Date: 1992-02-08
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 23 seconds

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