Yellowknife

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Arctic Myths and Magic

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Author/Creator
Brian Bergman
Maclean's , vol. 109, no. 15, April 08, 1996, p. 75
Description
Looks at the life and writings of Michael Arvaarluk Kusugak, the author of children's stories from an Inuit perspective.
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Civil Liberties

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File containing a newspaper article from the Globe and Mail regarding the court's underapplication of Diefenbaker's Bill of Rights, including reference to cases involving the Indian Act.
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Damaged and Needing Help: Violence and Abuse in Aboriginal Families in Yellowknife and Lutse K'e: Draft Final Report

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Author/Creator
Cynthia Chambers
Lois Little
Aggie Brockman
Alizette Abel
Bertha Catholique
Description
Purpose of study was to: describe extent and nature of violence/abuse, identify socio-economic issues associated with it, describe how it is identified and dealt within each community, assess available services from client's perspective, and make recommendations for providing more appropriate responses in the future.
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Dealer's Choice: Derrald Taylor

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Derrald Taylor
Articles » General
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[Glenn Wadsworth]
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 15, no. 2, 2000, pp. 28-29
Description
Profile of a prominent carver. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 28.
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Focus On: Bill Nasogaluak, Masterful Apprentice

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Author/Creator
Michael Olson
Bill Nasogaluak
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 1, Spring, 2002, pp. 30-35
Description
Interview with an artist who both paints and carves. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 30.
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Glen Coulthard & the Three Rs

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Tim Querengesser
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 2, no. 2, Literacy & Democracy, December 2013, pp. [59]-61
Description
Discussion on how colonialism continues to affect Aboriginal people and two-way reconciliation.
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Images of Justice

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
John Ayre
The Beaver, vol. 78, no. 3, June 1998, p. 45
Description
Book review of: Images of Justice: a Legal History of the Northwest Territories as Traced Through the Yellowknife Courthouse Collection of Inuit Sculpture by Dorothy Harley Eber.
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Intercultural Research: Australia and Canada

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Author/Creator
Ros Pierce
Janet Kelly
Pimatziwin: A Journal of Indigenous and Aboriginal Community Health, vol. 1, no. 2, 2003, pp. 155-161
Description
Story of two nurses, one an Indigenous Australian registered nurse, and the other a non-Indigenous community health nurse, both from Southern Australia and their travels meeting Indigenous people in Canada.
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Northern Housing Report 2020

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Author/Creator
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Description
Statistics on labour market and economy, affordability, social and affordable housing, core housing need, and the rental and homeowner market for Yellowknife, Whitehorse and Iqaluit.
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A Northern Lawyer

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jessi Casebeer
Northern Review, no. 50, Law in the Canadian North, April 07, 2020, pp. 191-193
Description
Author’s personal reflections and commentary on the practice of Canadian law in Northern communities. Discusses issues of dislocation from local languages and peoples, and the general transience of law professional working in the North.
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Pathways to Homelessness: Rural-Urban Migration & Housing Insecurity in Yellowknife and Inuvik, Northwest Territories

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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 Quest for Representative Juries in the Northwest Territories

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Charles B. Davison
Northern Review, no. 50, Law in the Canadian North, April 07, 2020, pp. 195-206
Description
Criminal lawyer discusses the issue of jury selection and how the composition of a jury can affect the process and outcome of a trial. Argues that jury selection process should also include consideration of culture and ethnicity.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 90 Special Consultation: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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File contains a special consultation sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, on Monday, December 7, 1992. File contains two Women's round table sessions, the first on education, training and employment, health, housing, and economic development. The second (beginning on page 102) is on issues of governance, justice, and family violence. Moderator Linda Todd facilitates the discussion during the first round table, while moderator Ethyl facilitates the second.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 91: Opening Prayer and Opening Remarks

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File contains an opening prayer and opening remarks from the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Northern United Place Hall, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Tuesday, December 8, 1992. Following an opening prayer by Alfred Baillargeon, Commissioners Georges Erasmus and Bertha Wilson discuss the mandate, composition, and goals of the Commission for the assembled participants.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 92: Northern United Place Hall, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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File contains the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Northern United Place Hall, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. File contains a variety of presentations by individuals, Aboriginal organizations, government agencies and community groups. Each presentation can be viewed individually on this site.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 92: Opening Prayer by Bertha Allen

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File contains an opening prayer and opening remarks for the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Northern United Place Hall, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Wednesday, December 10, 1992. Commissioner Georges Erasmus and Moderator Shelly Anderson make brief opening remarks to begin the Commissions second day of sitting at the Northern United Place Hall.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 94 Special Consultation: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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File contains a special consultation sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, on Thursday, December 10, 1992. File contains presentations made during a round table session on the topic of Aboriginal education. The participants are students of St. Patrick's High School. Commissioners Georges Erasmus and Bertha Wilson were in attendance.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Individual Presentation by Cindy Gilday

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File contains an individual presentation by Cindy Gilday of Fort Franklin, NWT. She tells the Commission about the 398 unmarked graves in the Deh Cho (formerly a residential school) Hall yard and says that unmarked graves are "a very significant symbol of opporession, the ultimate symbol as far as the Dene are concerned." She states that her father was present at the Treaty signings in 1911 and 1921 and feels the Canadian government has not fulfilled any of the treaties' terms.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Bob Bromley

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File contains a presentation by Bob Bromley. Bromley discusses "the dialogue and relationship that can occur between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people." He makes his presentation as an individual and discusses cultural and rights issues of a pan-Canadian nature. Following the presentation Bromley discusses some of the issues raised in his presentation with the assembled Commissioners.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Brenda Bernhardt-Mcnabb, NWT Council of Friendship Centres, Chairperson

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File contains a presentation by Chairperson Brenda Bernhardt-McNabb of the Northwest Territories Council of Friendship Centres. Bernhardt-McNabb discusses the role of her organization which is to "assist those centres who may have difficulty in funding, managements, role and responsibilities of boards and staff, and so forth" at the territorial level. Bernhardt-McNabb discusses some of the funding challenges faced by Northwest Territories Friendship Centres.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Catherine MacQuarrie

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File contains a presentation by Catherine MacQuarrie. She is executive director of Native Communications in the western Northwest Territories, presents as an individual and discusses Native Communications and media issues. MacQuarrie also discusses self-governance, justice, languages, and related issues. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with MacQuarrie.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Chief Bill Erasmus of the Dene Nation

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File contains a presentation by Chief Bill Erasmus of the Dene Nation. Erasmus welcomes the Commission to Denedeh, the Dene homeland, and discusses "the policy that the government has adopted over the years regarding discussions with our peoples in Canada concerining the spelling out of our rights and the requirement for extinguishment," as well as the traditional Dene economy of hunting and trapping. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with Erasmus.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Chris O'Brien

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File contains a presentation by Chris O'Brien. He discusses his views on ecological knowledge and the need for European Canadians to learn from Aboriginal people. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners voice their agreement and thank O'Brien for his presentation.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Deputy Minister Joe Hanly on behalf of the NWT Minister of Renewable Resources

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File contains a presentation by Deputy Minister Joe Hanly on behalf of Titus Alooloo, Minister of Renewable Resources for the Government of the Northwest Territories. Hanly discusses "Aboriginal people's need to use natural resources to sustain themselves," and the "involvement of Aboriginal people in resource management." Hanly discusses co-management agreements and how government can form relationships with Aboriginal peoples to effectively manage natural resources. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with Hanly.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Earl Dean of Xeno Exploration, and Closing Prayer

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File contains a presentation by Earl Dean of Xeno Exploration. Dean, who works for a mineral exploration company, discusses the bond that develops through people working together doing meaningful work, and discusses his experiences working with Cree, Slavey, and Inuit people. Following Dean's presentation are comments by Commissioners Erasmus and Wilson, after which the day's sitting is concluded with a closing prayer by Helena Laroque.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Eileen Koe

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Eileen Koe
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File contains a presentation by Eileen Koe. Koe is a civil servant and proclaims herself to be both a Gwich'in, and a proud Canadian. Koe discusses her views on social issues and housing in the community. She discusses residential schools and the loss of the Gwich'in language, and the detrimental effect this has had on her people. Koe discusses alcoholism, housing programs, trapping, and the need for better job training programs.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Francois Paulette

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File contains a presentation by Francois Paulette. He discusses his background as a Dene Chief and residential school student, his work with addictions, and his ideas on Treaty 11 and what it means for the Dene people in terms of rights and responsibilities. Paulette also discusses the federal government's extinguishment policy and his interpretation of it. Following the presentation Paulette discusses some of the issues raised with the assembled Commissioners.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Garth Wallbridge

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File contains a presentation by Garth Wallbridge. Wallbridge, a Métis man, presenting as an individual, raises a wide variety of concerns. These include Aboriginal Non-Aboriginal relations, government policy, the Commission itself, educational issues, self-governance, languages, Métis issues, and others. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with Wallbridge.
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