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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile for Edmonton [Alberta]

Alternate Title
2006 Aboriginal Population Profiles for Selected Cities and Communities ; no. 3
2006 Aboriginal Population Profiles for Selected Cities and Communities: Praire Provinces
2006 Census Aboriginal Population Profile for Edmonton, Alberta
Article (Statistics Canada)
E-Books
Author/Creator
Social and Aboriginal Statistics Division Analysts
Statistics Canada
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Aboriginal Edmonton: A Statistical Story

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Chris Andersen
Description
Summarizes information from Statistical Profile of Aboriginal Peoples Living in the City of Edmonton, 2006. When possible statistics are broken down into First Nations and Métis-specific details and smaller geographic areas.
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Aboriginal Income Disparity in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Krishna Pendakur
Ravi Pendakur
Canadian Public Policy, vol. 37, no. 1, March 2011, pp. 61-83
Description
Examines the different patterns of economic disadvantage and notes the evolution from 1995 to 2005.
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Aboriginal Seniors' Housing in Edmonton: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
John Douglas Crookshanks
Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors Centre
Description
Researchers gathered information through conducting talking circles at the Edmonton Aboriginal Seniors' Centre and the Operation Friendship Seniors Society. The most common issues were discrimination by landlords and neighbours, difficulties in locating and accessing housing services, and inability to have family members stay. Makes eight recommendations. Several of the seniors tell their story in this video.
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Assessing Mental Capacity in Canadian Aboriginal Seniors

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Xavier Cattarinich
Nancy Gibson
Andrew J. Cave
Social Science & Medicine, vol. 53, no. 11, December 2001, pp. 1469-1479
Description
Study conducted to evaluate testing methods found problems with both the process and the content of tests due to differences in culture.
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Atlas of Urban Aboriginal People

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Evelyn Peters
Description
Website contains information on Aboriginal population distribution and socio-economic characteristics in six western Canadian cities.
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The BANG You Feel

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
BearPaw Media Productions
Greg Miller
Murray Jurak
Patti LaBoucane-Benson
Description
Examines the challenges faced by women who are trying to rebuild to their lives after being released from prison. Duration: 39:22.
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The Beat of Boyle Street: Empowering Aboriginal Youth

Through Music Making

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Elaine L. Wang
New Directions for Youth Development, vol. 2010, no. 125, Special Issue: Cultural Agents and Creative Arts, Spring, 2010, pp. 61-70
Description
Discusses award-winning program used in an Edmonton inner-city school which is designed to re-engage students who are at risk for dropping out.
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Beatrice Medicine, Ph.D (1923-2005)

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 2, 2007, p. 191
Description
Briefly comments on the career of Dr. Medicine who served as Academic Elder in the First Nations Graduate Program at the University of Alberta.
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Book Review

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
James S. Frideres
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, 1998, pp. 184-185
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Self-Government in Urban Areas: Proceedings of a Workshop, May 25 and 26, 1994 edited by Evelyn Peters.
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Buffalo Sage Wellness House (BSWH) Process Review

Alternate Title
Research Report (Correctional Service of Canada) ; no. R-371
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Amy J. M. Pilon
Lisa M. Jewell
J. Stephen Wormith
Patti Laboucane-Benson
Description
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, the Wellness House is a 16-bed, minimum security facility as well as a residence for offenders on release in the community. Purpose of study was to gain an understanding of the women involved and the unique model of case management. Sixteen in-depth interviews with nine offenders and seven staff members were conducted.
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Canative Housing Corporation Certificate of Incorporation

Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
Canative Housing Corporation
Alberta Consumer and Corporate Affairs
Aboriginal Policy Studies, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 112-121
Description
Canative Housing Corporation was created to help provide and maintain residential accommodations for low-income Métis families moving to Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta.
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Charlotte (Lottie) Louise Mann

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Mathers
Edmonton
Alberta (photographer)
Description
A portrait photograph of Charlotte Mann taken in Edmonton, Alberta, probably in the early 1900s.
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Community-Based Sport Research with Indigenous Youth

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tara-Leigh F. McHugh
Nicholas L. Holt
Chris Andersen
Federacion Espanola de Asociaciones de Docentes de Educacion Fisica, vol. 28, 2015, pp. 219-224
Description
Examines the benefits of community-based research to look at the impact of sports participation for Indigenous youth and ways to enhance those sport experiences.
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Creating Inclusive Learning Environments for Urban First Nations, Métis and Inuit Students

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Pamela Sparklingeyes
Description
Looks at seven "Promising Practices" being implemented in Edmonton Catholic Schools to build awareness of sensitivity to cultural values and practices. Presented at Session 2: Aboriginal Canadians and the Economy: Education Issues. "Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, June 6, 2008."
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Czapla Music

Web Sites » Personal
Author/Creator
Czapla Music Inc.
Description
Commercial site promoting an award winning Aboriginal jazz guitarist from Edmonton. Includes links to biography, music lessons, CDs, music transcriptions and the Jeari Czapla Band.
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Decolonizing Geographies of Power: Indigenous Digital Counter-mapping Practices on Turtle Island

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dallas Hunt
Shaun A. Stevenson
Settler Colonial Studies, vol. 7, no. 3, 2017, pp. 372-392
Description
Discusses how a digital map of Amiskwaciwaskahikan (Cree for Edmonton, Alberta), along with an overlay of Treaty 6 Indigenous maps onto a conventional map can be used to show Indigenous people were in Canada in a tangible way. Also looks at the Ogimaa Mikana project in Toronto, Ontario.
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Diocese of Edmonton

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Missionary Society Church of England in Canada
Description
Informational publication on the progress of the Church of England's missionary work in Canada. Includes a map of the Diocese of Edmonton and some scenic images of the Diocese. Includes images of churches and various group photos.

Historical note:

In 1955 the Church of England in Canada became the Anglican Church of Canada.
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Edmonton Urban Aboriginal Accord and Declaration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
City of Edmonton
Aboriginal Policy Studies, vol. 2, no. 2, 2013, pp. 149-152
Description
Comments on the relationship agreement between the Aboriginal communities in Edmonton and the City's administration.
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Elder's Protocol and Guidelines

Alternate Title
Foundational Document: Elder's Protocol and Guidelines
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Council on Aboriginal Initiatives
University of Alberta
Aboriginal Policy Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, 2012, pp. 132-174
Description
Brief profile of what it means to be an Elder, how to show a respectful attitude towards Elders, the role of an Elder, and how to honour an Elder.
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An Exploration of Housing Options for Aboriginal People in Edmonton, Alberta and Winnipeg, Manitoba

Alternate Title
An Exploration of Housing Options for Aboriginal People in Edmonton, Alberta and Winnipeg, Manitoba: Final Report
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-034
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Policy and Research Division]
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
[R. A. Malatest & Associates]
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Description
Includes both full report and summary of study which involved literature review, examination of statistical data, and 20 key informant interviews conducted with representatives of service providers and professionals with knowledge of the issues. Full report starts at p. 21.
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The Face Pullers: Ch.2 Images - "Cree Indian"

Alternate Title
The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939
Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Charles W. Mathers
Description
Titled "Cree Indian". From the book The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939 by Brock Silversides.
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The Face Pullers: Ch.3 Images - Dunbow School Hockey Team

Alternate Title
The Face Pullers: Ch.3 Images - St. Joseph's School Hockey Team
The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939
Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Charles W. Mathers
Description
Black and white photograph of the Dunbow (St. Joseph's) School Hockey Team, coached by the principle, Father Albert Naessens From the book The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939 by Brock Silversides.
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The Face Pullers: Ch.4 Images - " A Cree Warrior"

Alternate Title
The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939
Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Ernest Brown
Description
Photograph of a Cree man in warrior regalia. From the book The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939 by Brock Silversides.
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