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Aurora College's Fine Arts Program Dubbed an Eye-Opener

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Matthew Fox
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 3, Fall, 1996, pp. 20-24
Description
Comments on a college with programs to service the needs of the people from the western Arctic formed in 1995. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 20.
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The Birth of the Cooperative at Holman Island

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Henri Tardy
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 16, no. 2, Summer, 2001, pp. 26-29
Description
Comments on the evolution of the co-op and printmaking. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 26.
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CBQM

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Dennis Allen
Description
Glimpses of life in the northern community of Fort McPherson through local radio station or the "Moccasin Telegraph". Duration: 66:02.
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Climate Change and Food Security in Regional Inuit Centers

Alternate Title
ArcticNet Annual Research Compendium (2013-2014)
Climate Change and Food Security in Regional Inuit Centres
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
James Ford
Elaine Power
Christopher Furgal
Susan Chatwood
William Gough
Description
Overview of project aimed at Identifying and characterizing the vulnerability and resilience of food systems. Phase two looked at policy linkages and attempted to identify opportunities and priorities for adaptation intervention in high risk populations.
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Community Food Program Use in Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James D. Ford
Marie-Pierre Lardeau
Hilary Blackett
Susan Chatwood
Denise Kurszewski
BMC Public Health, vol. 13, October 18, 2013, p. article no. 970
Description
Study found that users were more likely to be housing insecure, female, middle-aged, unemployed, Aboriginal and lack a high school education. Compares results with those from a previous study conducted in Iqaliut, Nunavut.
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Dene Declaration - 21 August 1975.

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
The DRUM newspaper
Description
Seven photocopied newspaper articles relating to the Dene Declaration passed in 1975. Article subjects include a draft of the Dene Declaration, the Dene Manifesto, and a statement from Chief Frank T'seleie of Fort Good Hope, NWT.

Historical note:

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Development and the Changing Gender Roles of Gwich'in Women

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the CRIAW-ICREFF Conference 1995
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Karim-Aly S. Kassam
Wanda Wuttunee
Description
Based on interviews in two northern communities and looks at traditional wage economy, leadership role and impacts of Land Claim Agreement. Chapter three in book: Proceedings of the CRIAW-ICREFF Conference 1995 edited by Deborah Poff and Toni Fletcher.
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Economic Development as if Culture Matters: Inuvialuit Wild Game Harvesting, Community-Based Economic Development, and Cultural Maintenance in the Western Arctic

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Martin Whittles
Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development, vol. 4, no. 2, Special Edition: The State of the Aboriginal Economy: 10 Years After RCAP, Fall, 2005, pp. 129-140
Description
Looks at a project to harvest and market muskox meat, horns, hides, and quiviut (textile-grade soft body hair) to embed sustainable renewable resource development within traditional Inuvialuit culture.
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Elsie Klengenberg: "I Like to Draw People, Animals and Little Kids"

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joanne McNeal
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 4, Winter, 1996, pp. 17-19
Description
Comments summarized from an interview videotaped during the Great Northern Arts Festival in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 17.
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Fish Pluralities: Human-Animal Relations and Sites of Engagement in Paulatuuq, Arctic Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Zoe Todd
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 38, no. 1-2, Cultures Inuit, Gouvernance et Cosmopoliqitues / Inuit Cultures, Governance and Cosmopolitics, 2014, pp. 217-238
Description
Looks at two case studies that demonstrate how the Inuvialuit employ multiple ways of knowing and defining fish to negotiate the complexity of the environment.
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Inuit Gift to John Diefenbaker

Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains correspondence relating to the gift of a polar bear skin rug to Prime Minister Diefenbaker by the Inuit of Northern Quebec.
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John Diefenbaker Speaking in Inuvik

Images » Photographs
Description
John Diefenbaker speaking outdoors with an unidentified Aboriginal couple before/after the opening ceremonies at Inuvik, North West Territories.
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John Diefenbaker speaking to reporters in Inuvik

Images » Photographs
Description
John Diefenbaker speaking to reporters as aboriginal children look on. Taken during his trip to open the town of Inuvik, North West Territories, 21 July 1961. An RCMP officer is partially visible behind Diefenbaker.
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Kaluak

Images » Photographs
Description
Kaluak, an Inuit woman, a native of Holman Island [NWT].
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[Legends IX]: Gwich'in Legends

Alternate Title
Ideas (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)
Legends of the Gwich'in
Legends Project
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Elizabeth Greenland
Mary Kend
Annie Norbert
Gabe Andre
Eunice Mitchell
Description
The Legends Project is a compilation of traditional oral stories, legends, and histories of Canada's Inuit and First Nations. They are transcribed, dramatized, and cast within the communities. This audio recording is from the Northwest Territories. Duration: 53:58
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Northern Games

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ken Buck
Description
Documentary looks at skills and traditions behind the Northern Inuit games held on Holman Island. Duration: 25:40.
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Olive Diefenbaker at opening of Inuvik, Northwest

Images » Photographs
Description
Olive Diefenbaker on the arm of a Aboriginal woman, John Diefenbaker and crowd in the back ground, during the ceremonies at the Official Opening of Inuvik, North West Territories.

Historical note:

Olive Evangeline (Freeman, Palmer) Diefenbaker; b. 14 Apr, 1902; d. 23 Dec, 1976; second wife of JGD.
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Our Northern Citizen

Alternate Title
Perspective: Arctic Essay: 3
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
John Howe
Description
Covers three topics: relocation of Aklavik, effects of development and project to introduce reindeer herds to the area. Duration: 30:00.
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Pathways to Homelessness: Rural-Urban Migration & Housing Insecurity in Yellowknife and Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Julia Christensen
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 1, Special Issue: Pathways to Prosperity: Voices From the Northern Governance and Economy Conference, 2013, pp. [51-55]
Description
Examines several factors behind migration of Indigenous northerners to urban centres: concentration of economic opportunities in urban centres and scarcity of housing in small northern settlements.
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The Persistence and Creativity of Canadian Aboriginal Newspapers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joel Demay
Canadian Journal of Communication, vol. 18, no. 1, [Muted Voices: Canadian Communications Disputes], Winter, 1993, pp. [89-100]
Description
Looks at the state of Aboriginal newspapers after the cancellation of the Native Communications Program and discusses the survival strategies used by the Aboriginal Press.
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Project Jewel

Alternate Title
Project Jewel: Helping Aboriginal People Re-Discover Their Value
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sarah Rogers
Faith Raymond
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 5, no. 2, Innovations in Community Health and Wellness, July 2017, pp. 41-44
Description
Program works with individuals to manage stress, grief, trauma, or any other emotions they are experiencing.
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Reconciliation Relations

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dylan Robinson
Canadian Theatre Review, vol. 161, Winter, 2015, pp. 60-63
Description
Examines the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's central space for testimony, the Commissioners Sharing Panel.
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Refracting the State through Human-Fish Relations: Fishing, Indigenous Legal Orders and Colonialism in North/Western Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Zoe Todd
Decolonization, vol. 7, no. 1, Indigenous Peoples and the Politics of Water, 2018, pp. 60-75
Description
Considers Aboriginal worldviews around the relationships humans have with, and the responsibilities they have to non- or more-than-human entities as a framework for environmental activism, opposition to resource extraction, and government regulation. Asserts that a re-examination of the way that humans connect to our non-human relations is necessary for survivance.
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