Norway House

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Birch Bark Talking: A Resumé of the Life and Work of the Rev. James Evans

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
James Evans Centenary Committee
Description

Booklet on the life of Rev. James Evans, a Wesleyan / Methodist missionary who initially translated Bible passages and psalms into Ojibway, and later created writing systems for several Aboriginal languages, including Ojibwe, Cree, and indirectly Inuktitut.

 

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Children's Interests Trump Jurisdictional Disputes

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, March 7, 2008, p. A11
Description
History and explanation of "Jordan's Principle", where the welfare of the child comes first and governments work together for the benefit of the weakest citizens.
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Jordan's Principle a Lesson Learned

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Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, March 10, 2008, p. A3
Description
History and explanation of "Jordan's Principle" where the welfare of the child comes first, and governments work together for the benefit of the weakest citizens.
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Norway House Museum - Postcards.

Images » Photographs
Description
Postcards of Norway House, Manitoba, past and present. Eight postcards shows historical scenes such as forts, churches and a view of Norway House from 1889. The remaining eight postcards showing modern day scenes like paddlers in a York boat, Aboriginal people posing for camera, and the Paimush Creek Rock Paintings.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Sharon Pelletier, Student, University of Manitoba

Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains a presentation by Sharon Pelletier at the University of Manitoba regarding her personal experiences as a mature student, single parent, and Bill C31 person. Following this is a discussion with the Commissioners also involving the preceding presenter, Dave Mowat, also a student at the University of Manitoba, regarding the issues raised in their two presentations.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Sydney McKay, Manitoba Metis Federation, Freda Lundmark, Metis Women of Manitoba

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sydney McKay
Freda Lundmark
Description
The file contains a presentation by Sydney McKay of the Manitoba Metis Federation (Thompson Region), and Freda Lundmark, Metis Women of Manitoba. Lundmark discusses Metis youth, employment, cultural, recreational, education, Elders, housing, child care, child support, gender and employment, curricula, Aboriginal languages (including Michif, Cree, and Saulteaux), jurisdiction, justice, health, and general concerns of Metis women and youth in Northern Manitoba.
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