Transcripts of community hearings [textual record]

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    Sub-series consists of 8,438 pages of proceedings and testimony in 77 volumes (C1-C77) that were part of the public record of the community hearings held by the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry. In addition to the formal hearings, the Inquiry travelled between April, 1975, and August, 1976, to all 35 communities in the Mackenzie Valley region, the Delta and Beaufort Sea region, and the Northern Yukon to hear evidence from the residents in their own languages in their home communities. In May and June, 1976, hearings were also held in 10 centres in Southern Canada, from Vancouver to Halifax. These transcripts were used by Thomas Berger to prepare his two-volume report entitled "Northern Frontier Northern Homeland" which appeared during 1977. (RG126, Vols. 67-72)
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    (Paper) Finding aid 126-1 is a typed and handwritten file list for volumes 1-77. For the transcriptions, information given on the finding aid file list includes the RG126 volume number, transcription number, transcription part, location of hearing, and date of hearing. 126-1 (99 99: Closed pending processing)

    (Paper) Finding aid 126-2 is a typed index list referring to the first eight transcripts (nos. 1-8, RG126, Vol. 49) which were the Preliminary Hearings held in Yellowknife, Inuvik, Whitehorse and Ottawa 22-25 April, 6-8 May, and 12-13 September 1974. These are indexed by subject, prefixed by a daily log of the hearings and a keyword index. To order any transcript volume, convert the transcript volume number by means of finding aid 126-1 into an RG126 volume number before ordering the material 126-2 (99 99: Closed pending processing)

    (Paper) Finding aid 126-3 is a typed index list for the transcripts in volumes 49-72. The MVPI prepared this index to the transcripts, a keyword subject index on a page-by-page basis of the 281 volumes of Formal and Community Hearing transcripts. In addition to the entries, the index lists all the Community and Formal Hearings, and contains alphabetical lists of all witnesses, and subject cross-references. To order any transcript volume, convert the transcript volume number by means of finding aid 126-1 into an RG126 volume number before ordering the material. 126-3 (99 99: Closed pending processing)

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