Nova Scotia

$1.14 Billion Strong: Indigenous Economic Performance in Atlantic Canada

Alternate Title
Final Report: Promoting Atlantic Indigenous Economic Performance and Business Partnerships
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Corinne MacLellan
Darlene McCulloch
Ron L'Esperance
Thomas McGuire]
Description
Report's objective was to quantify the financial contributions of communities, businesses and economic development activities to provincial Gross Domestic Product in the region.
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2015-16 First Nations Regional Health Survey

Alternate Title
Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Information Governance & Data Projects
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Description
Presents results for adults, youth and children. Under each there are sections dealing with demographics, indicators and predictors of personal health and wellness, health care, and community health and wellness. Version 2.0.
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Aboriginal Economic Development in Atlantic Canada: Lessons Learned and Best Practices: Understanding Conditions for Successful Economic Development in Aboriginal Communities

E-Books
Author/Creator
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development
Description
Profiles select initiatives developed by the Eel River Bar First Nation, Labrador Inuit Development Corporation, Lennox Island First Nation, and Membertou, a Mi'kmaw community.
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The Aboriginal EMPATHIC Program

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Emotional Maturity Problem-Solving & Awareness Targeting Higher Impulse Control Program
Building the Evidence. Evaluation Summaries ; 2009-ES-20
E-Books
Author/Creator
National Crime Prevention Centre
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Aboriginal-Held Forest Tenures In Canada: 2002-2003

Documents & Presentations
Description
Looks at the results of research undertaken to assess forest tenure as one indicator of Aboriginal participation in the management and economic aspects of forestry. The document also assess the progress made in achieving increased Aboriginal participation in the forest sector.
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Aboriginal Households in Canada, by Aboriginal Identity, Location and Tenure, Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2011, [2006, 2001]

Alternate Title
Canadian Housing Observer
[Aboriginal Housing Conditions]
Data » Tables
Author/Creator
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Description
Statistical table broken down into on-reserve and in Census Metropolitan Areas, and by owners, renters, band housing for Canada as a whole and provinces/territories. Each Census year on separate tab. Source: CMHC (National Household-based housing indicators and data).
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Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Appendices

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Community Design Needs & Preferences and Application of Local Materials
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lisa Hardess
Rodney C. McDonald
Darren Thomas
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Description
Includes survey questions, community profiles and research findings from each of the 14 First Nations involved in study, and results of visits to three sites where local materials were being used in construction. Full research report. Community Report.
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Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Community Design Needs & Preferences and Application of Local Materials [Research Report]

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Housing: Local Materials and Design Preferences
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-001
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
Lisa Hardess
Rodney C. McDonald
Darren Thomas
Description
Discusses results of research conducted in three locations where local materials were used in construction and survey of 14 First Nations as to their requirements for appropriate housing. Includes both summary and main report. Community Report. Appendices.
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Aboriginal Labour Market Database

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Centre for the Study of Living Standards]
Description
Presents 33 tables showing economic indicators by Canada, by province, by gender, by age group, and employment by industry, occupation and educational attainment.
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Aboriginal Political Representation: A Review of Several Jurisdictions

Alternate Title
Background Paper (Law and Government Division, Parliamentary Library) ;
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Niemczak
Description
Briefly looks at efforts made in Maine, Scandinavia, New Zealand and Canada to provide some form of political representation which would increase Aboriginals' ability to influence government operations. 1994 version.
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Acceptance of Manufactured Housing in First Nations’ Communities in Atlantic Canada

Alternate Title
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-017
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Ausra Burns
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Description
Project's goal was to identify barriers, opportunities, and economic and social development derived from adoption of prefabricated houses. Includes research highlight and full report.
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Addictions Programming: A Perspective on Corrections in Nova Scotia

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Heather A. Kitchin
Forum on Corrections Research, vol. 18, no. 1, Managing Addictions, June 2006, pp. 9-11
Description
Brief description of a research initiative, an evidence-based substance abuse initiative and problems of addiction, recidivism, programming and evaluation as they apply to Nova Scotia.
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Addressing Mi’kmaq Family Violence

Alternate Title
Family Violence and Aboriginal Communities: Building Our Knowledge and Direction through Community Based Research and Community Forums
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
L. Jane McMillan
Description
Study conducted over five years consulted with over 150 Mi'kmaq through interviews, focus groups, and community forums in order to develop strategies to address violence.
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Addressing the Barriers to Economic Development on Reserve

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
National Aboriginal Economic Development Board
Description
Three case studies: Community of Membertou in Nova Scotia, Chippewas of Rama First Nation in Ontario, and the Osoyoos Indian Band in British Columbia. Each one reviews a specific project; identifies barriers encountered during development; and where possible, assesses specific transaction costs incurred in overcoming barriers.
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After Bernard and Marshall

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margaret McCallum
University of New Brunswick Law Journal, vol. 55, 2006, pp. 73-85
Description
Issues of land rights and resources litigated in these two important law cases.
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Against the Odds: An Update on Aboriginal Nursing in Canada

Documents & Presentations
Description
Summary of progress for the years 2001-2006. Ninety-one schools were surveyed regarding the number of seats available/filled, location of access programs, special admission categories, nature of support programs, and number of Aboriginal faculty.
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Agreement Details Clear Path on Consultation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Shari Narine
Windspeaker, vol. 28, no. 7, October 2010, p. 8
Description
Discusses an agreement, signed by the federal government, the provincial goverment and the Mi'kmaq people, that states the M'ikmaq will be consulted on any activities that take place in the province of Nova Scotia that has the potential to impact them.
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An Alcohol Abuse Early Intervention Approach with Mi’kmaq

Adolescents

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Christopher J. Mushquash
M. Nancy Comeau
Sherry H. Stewart
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 3, no. 2, Special Issue: Adolescent Development, Mental Health, and Promising Research Directions , 2007, pp. 17-26
Description
Describes the development and results of an intervention program, which found that students who participated in it drank less, engaged in less binge-drinking episodes, had fewer alcohol-related problems, and were more likely able to abstain from alcohol use.
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Alternative Justice Issues for Aboriginal Justice

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Donald Clairmont
Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law, no. 36, Popular Justice: Conflict Resolution within Communities, 1996, pp. 125-157
Description
Argues that there must be internal community development of structures and institutions before initiatives can be effectively carried out. In addition, the article discusses four specific programmes in: Indian Brook, Nova Scotia, Sandy Lake and Attawapiskat in Northern Ontario, and Metropolitan Toronto.
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Appendix Table 2: The Adequacy, Suitability, and Affordability of Off-reserve Status Indian Households, Canada, Provinces and Territories; 2011

Alternate Title
[Appendix Tables for 2011 Census/National Household Survey Housing Conditions Series: Issue 10: The Housing Conditions of Off-reserve Status Indian Households]
[Off-reserve Housing Conditions Online Appendix Tables]
Data » Tables
Author/Creator
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Description
Source: CMHC (National Household Survey-based housing indicators and data).
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Approaching Mi'Kmaq Teachings on the Connectiveness of Humans and Nature

E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Albert Marshall
Murdena Marshall
Marilyn Iwama
Description
Chapter in book: Ecosystem Based Management: Beyond Boundaries. Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference of Science and the Management of Protected Areas, 21-26 May 2007 edited by S. Bondrup-Nielsen, K. Beazley, G. Bissix, D. Colville, S. Flemming, T. Herman, M. McPherson, S. Mockford and S. O'Grady.
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Aspirational Descent and the Creation of Family Lore: Race Shifting in the Northeast

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Darryl Leroux
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 43, no. 4, Fraud in Native American Communities: Essays in Honor of Suzan Shown Harjo, 2019, pp. 93-114
Description
A discussion of the recent trend for white French-descendants to "self-Indigenize" by using genealogy to create identity. Uses the example of Edmée and Catherine Lejeune, two Acadienne sisters born prior to 1635, who have been turned into “Mi’kmaw” women.
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Labour Force Participation Strategies

Alternate Title
Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Integrated Research Program, AAEDIRP
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lori Ann Roness
Description
Five components: literature review, surveys of Aboriginal service providers and employees/non-employees and non-Aboriginal employers, data review of strategies/programs, best practices, and evaluation and recommendations.
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