British Columbia

13 Moons: First Foods & Resources Curriculum

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Jamie Donatuto
Diana Rohlman
Larry Campbell
Joyce Lecompte-Mastenbrook
Myk Heidt ... [et al.]]
Description
Teacher resource for educating students about environmental health through the lens of the Coast Salish lunar calendar. Activities follow the foods, resources, traditions, and practices associated with each of the seasonal changes.
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17imesh: Following in the Steps of our Ancestors

Alternate Title
Pressure Point
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Carla Robinson
Ian Campbell
Delhia Nahanee
Description
Interview with two members of the musical group '"Spakwus Slulum" who dress in traditional regalia but have a more contemporary approach to song and dance. Duration: 27:41.
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1999 BC College and Institute Aboriginal Former Student Outcomes: Special Report on Aboriginal Former Students from the 1995, 1997, and 1999 BC College and Institute Student Outcomes Surveys

Alternate Title
BC college and institute student outcomes report
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[BC] Outcomes Working Group
Centre for Education Information
Description
Contains statistics on characteristics of graduates, educational attainment before enrolling, experiences while attending, reasons for enrolling, evaluation of post-graduation employment opportunities, finances, and services.
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2001 BC College and Institute Aboriginal Former Student Outcomes: Special Report on Aboriginal Former Students from the 1995, 1997, 1999, and 2001 BC College and Institute Student Outcomes Surveys

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[BC] Outcomes Working Group
ceiss [Centre for Education Information Standards and Services?]
Description
Contains statistics on characteristics of graduates, educational attainment before enrolling, experiences while attending, reasons for enrolling, evaluation of post-graduation employment opportunities, finances, and services.
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22 Miles Home

Alternate Title
Twenty-two Miles Home
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lulla S. Johns
Northern Review, no. 46, Northern Literature, 2017, pp. 19-33
Description
Author recalls her attempts to avoid being sent back to a residential school.
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A 550-Year-Old Microbiology Lesson Emerges From BC Glacier

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Amy Jo Ehman
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 164, no. 5, March 6, 2001, p. 678
Description
Microbiologist conducting research using samples from a 550-year old frozen corpse to study bacteria that existed at that time to gain better understanding how pathogens may have evolved.
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8th Fire: At the Crossroads

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 16
Eighth Fire: At the Crossroads
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Paul Morin
Denis Paquet
Description
Interviews with Aboriginal artists and community leaders about building new relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians now and in the future. Duration: 45:16
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8th Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 15
Eighth Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Michel Philibert
Marie-Claude Pednault
Alfonse Mondello
Hélène Morin
Description
Looks at how the issue of land has effected relationships with Aboriginal people across Canada, citing the James Bay Agreement as an example. Duration: 45:15.
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Aboriginal and Rural Under-representation in Canada's Medical Schools

Alternate Title
Lessons in Learning
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Council on Learning
Description
Provides a cross-country update on the current state of student compositions/enrollment at medical schools and what programs have been implemented to address this, including modifying admission criteria and using satellite medical campuses.
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Aboriginal Approaches to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Effects: A Special Report by the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (O.F.I.F.C.)
Description
Report explores, through personal stories, how Aboriginal culture and practice help community members living with FASD. Presents Information on parenting, FASD in schools, community based programming, prevention work and justice for alcohol affected offenders.
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Aboriginal Art in the 60s

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Art in the Sixties
Ruins in Process: Vancouver Art in the Sixties
Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Presents archival material, essays and images centred around themes of totems, residential schools, mentors, community, migration and modernism.
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Aboriginal Beliefs About Organ Donation: Some Coast Salish Viewpoints

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anita E. Molzahn
Rosalie Starzomski
Michael McDonald
Chloe Oloughlin
Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, vol. 36, no. 4, December 2004, pp. 110-128
Description
Looks at reasons for a shortage of organ donors from Aboriginal communities contributing to longer wait times for transplants.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare in British Columbia and Unequal Power Relations: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Travis Holyk
Henry G. Harder
Canadian Review of Social Policy, vol. 74, Spring, 2016, pp. 82-108
Description
Analysis of When Talk Trumped Service: A Decade of Lost Opportunity for Aboriginal Children by the British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth. Argues that while some recommendations are relevant, on the whole the document undermines First Nations' right to self-determination and control over programs and services for their communities.
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Aboriginal Courts in Canada

Alternate Title
Research Paper (Scow Institute)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Karen Whonnock
Description
Research paper looks at federal and provincial legislation, inherent Aboriginal rights and negotiated agreements, and different Aboriginal courts in Canada.
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Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Blueprint Strategy for British Columbia: Final Report

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Blueprint Strategy for BC
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia
Description
Looks at a plan of action to strengthen the Aboriginal tourism industry and to tackle concerns with the goal of developing a comprehensive “Blueprint” for Aboriginal cultural tourism development over the short, medium and long-term.
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Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project
Description
Lesson plans for K-12 in the areas of: English, Social Studies, Math, Science and Physical Education. Includes some instructional videos.
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Aboriginal Doulas for Aboriginal Women: An Action Plan for Bringing Traditional Birthing Support Practices Back into the Hands of Women: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
MacKinnon Williams
Description
Summarizes learnings from earlier pilot project, discusses models for introducing/integrating practitioners into maternity care in a variety of settings, and makes recommendations about steps needed to develop an effective province-wide network.
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