The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) was established by Order in Council on August 26, 1991, and it submitted its report in October 1996. The RCAP was mandated to investigate and propose solutions to the challenges affecting the relationship between Aboriginal peoples (First Nations, Inuit, Métis), the Canadian government and Canadian society as a whole.
This database provides access to documents, such as intervenor project submissions, publications, research reports and hearing transcripts that supported the writing of the report of the RCAP.
History of treaty-making in Canada from the 1700s to the present day. In addition, discover historical material including transcripts of original treaty texts, archival images of treaty signing ceremonies and other resources including selected bibliographies that foster Aboriginal awareness.