Atleo discusses importance of Royal Proclamation

250 years ago the Royal Proclamation was created.

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250 years ago the Royal Proclamation was created.

Some say the relationship between Canada and First Nations people is based on this document.

But many blame the proclamation for today’s problems.

As national chief of the Assembly of First Nations, the issues Shawn Atleo deals with often boil down to the Royal Proclamation.

With his thoughts on the anniversary he joins us from our Ottawa studio.

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