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2006 Aboriginal Population Profile for London [Ontario]

Alternate Title
2006 Aboriginal Population Profiles for Selected Cities and Communities ; no. 1
2006 Aboriginal Population Profiles for Selected Cities and Communities: Ontario
2006 Census Aboriginal Population Profile for London, Ontario
Article (Statistics Canada)
E-Books
Author/Creator
Marie-France Germain
Rosalinda Costa
Karen Kelly-Scott
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Cape Dorset Prints: 1969

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mary Craig
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 4, Winter, 1996, pp. 54-59
Description
Presents opening remarks for an exhibition of Cape Dorset prints at the Public Library and Art Museum in London, Ontario. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 54.
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Ceremony and Transitions: Culture-Based Approaches to Violence Prevention

Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC)
Description

Includes three case studies: Ininew Friendship Centre, Cochrane, Ontario; St. David Catholic Elementary School, Sudbury, Ontario; Ohero:kon (Under the Husk) at Six Nations of the Grand River; and N’Amerind Friendship Centre, London, Ontario.

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Community Perspectives on Food Insecurity and Obesity: Focus Groups With Caregivers of Métis and Off-Reserve First Nations Children

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jasmin Bhawra
Martin J. Cooke
Rhona Hanning
Piotr Wilk
Shelley L. H. Gonneville
International Journal for Equity in Health, vol. 14, no. 1, 2015, p. article 96
Description
Interviewees identified low income, reliance on energy-dense, nutrient-poor foods due affordability and length of shelf life, and lack of access to transportation and country foods as underlying causes.
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An Exploration of Indigenousness in the Western University Institution

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Caroline M. VanEvery-Albert
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 31, no. 1, Indigenous Knowledges and the University, 2008, pp. 41-55
Description
By focusing on learning the Mohawk language, the author, explores Indigenousness at the University of Western Ontario.
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London Museum of Archaeology

Web Sites » Virtual Exhibits
Description
Virtual museum focuses on history of Southwestern Ontario, Lawson Prehistoric Indian Village, includes links to publications and other services.
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Our Health Counts London

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
[Michelle Firestone
Raglan Maddox
Kristen O’Brien
Chloé Xavier
Gertie Mai Muise
Brian Dokis
Janet Smylie]
Description
Surveyed over 750 Indigenous people living, working or accessing health/social services in the city. In addition to health questions, respondents were also asked about other topics such as culture and identity, criminal justice, parenting and involvement with child protection agencies, and missing persons.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 121: Opening Ceremony and Opening Remarks by Commissioners Georges Erasmus and Paul Chartrand

Documents & Presentations
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File contains an opening ceremony and opening remarks for the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Radisson Hotel, Ballroom West, London, Ontario, May 11, 1993. Following an opening ceremony and an introduction by Moderator Lucille Kewayosh, Commissioners Paul Chartrand and Georges Erasmus discuss the composition, mandate, and goals of the Commission to date.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 122: Radisson Hotel, Ballroom West, London, Ontario

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RCAP 122 contains a transcript of the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Radisson Hotel, Ballroom West, London, Ontario, May 12, 1993. This sitting of the Commission includes presentations by various individuals, Aboriginal and community organizations. Each presentation can be viewed individually on this site.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Opening Ceremony, Presentation on Behalf of the First Naitons Post-Secondary Counselling Unit

Documents & Presentations
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File contains an opening ceremony and presentation by Marshall George on behalf of the First Nations Post-Secondary Counselling Unit, from the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Radisson Hotel, Ballroom West, London, Ontario, May 12, 1993. George discusses unemployment, related social problems, and post-secondary education issues. Following the presentation Commissioners Erasmus and Chartrand discuss some of these with George.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Elder Arthur Honyust

Documents & Presentations
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File contains a presentation on behalf of the Native News Network by Elder Arthur Honyust. Elder Honyust, an Oneida Elder from the Turtle Clan, discusses his views on a new relationship between Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal people, self-determination for Aboriginal people, self-sufficiency, and treaties. Following the presentation Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus discuss some of the issues raised with Honyust.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Jean Koning

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File contains a presentation by Jean Koning. Koning discusses her views as a Canadian citizen and member of the Anglican Church of Canada on Aboriginal issues. Amongst the issues she raises are history curricula, rights struggles, and cultural concerns. Following her presentation Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus discuss some of the issues raised with Koning.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Marvin Conner

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File contains a presentation by Marvin Conner. Conner discusses his personal views on Aboriginal spirituality, Native-Newcomer relations, self-government, and related issues. Following Conner's presentation Commissioner Georges Erasmus makes closing remarks, followed by a closing prayer which concludes the Commission's sitting for the day.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Mayor Tom Lawson and Walter Kornas

Documents & Presentations
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File contains a presentation by Mayor Tom Lawson of Grand Bend, Ontario, and Walter Kornas. Lawson, presenting as an individual, discusses economic self-sufficiency with regard to reserves. Lawson discusses business partnership programs, on-reserve banking, and related security issues. Following the presentation Lawson and Kornas discuss economic self-sufficiency and entrepreneurship issues with Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Paul Doxtator

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File contains a presentation by Paul Doxtator. Doxtator discusses justice and penal issues. Doxtator makes a series of recommendations to improve the penal system for Aboriginal people involving financial resources and programming. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with Doxtator.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Paul Hogan

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File contains a presentation by Paul Hogan. Hogan discusses his personal views on a variety of issues facing Aboriginal people. These include education, urban issues, self-governance, governmental relations, land rights, language concerns, and the Indian Act. Following Hogan's presentation Commissioners Erasmus and Chartrand discuss some of the issues raised with him.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Rob Belfrey

Documents & Presentations
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This file contains a transcript of a portion of a sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at The Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario. This portion includes a presentation by Rob Belfrey of the Ogemawahj Tribal Council, at a Round Table discussion of self-government.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on beahlf of N'Amerind Youth Group, Vydal Sands

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File contains a presentation by Vydal Sands on behalf of the N'Amerind Youth Group of London, Ontario. Sands discusses the activities of his group, alternative schooling for Aboriginal students, and social issues which affect Aboriginal youth. Following the presentation Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus discuss some of the issues raised with Sands.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on behalf of Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre, Curtis Hopkins

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File contains a presentation by Curtis Hopkins on behalf of the Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre. Hopkins discusses urban and cultural concerns as they pertain to friendship centres. Hopkins also discusses language, criminal justice, and education issues. Following the presentation Commissioners Erasmus and Chartrand discuss some of the issues raised with Hopkins.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on behalf of N'Amerind Elders Group, Elder Dorothy Day

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File contains a presentation by Elder Dorothy Day on behalf of the N'Amerind Elders Group of London, Ontario. Elder Day discusses Aboriginal history, colonization, education, reserve life, government policy, and crime concerns. Following Elder Day's presentation Commissioner Erasmus thanks her for sharing her views with the Commission.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on behalf of Nokee Kwe Adult Education Centre, Bernice Ireland, Roly Williams

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File contains a presentation by President Bernice Ireland and student Roly Williams on behalf of the Nokee Kwe Adult Education Centre. President Ireland discusses the unique needs of Aboriginal adult students, the centre's history and mandate. Williams discusses funding cutbacks, racism and discrimination, cultural concerns, and self-governance issues. Following the presentations the two presenters discuss some of the issues raised with Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on Behalf of Stony Point First Nation, Robert George

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robert George
Description
File contains a presentation by Robert George on behalf of the Stony Point First Nation. George discusses his peoples history, how he says they were defrauded of their lands and kicked off their reserve by the government, how the Kettle Point Council claims they were one reserve together but that they dispute this, and details of the dispute between his people, Indian Affairs, and Kettle Point. Following the presentation Commissioners Georges Erasmus and Paul Chartrand discuss the issues raised with George.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on behalf of the Native Journalists Association, Linda Powless, Dan Smoke

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File contains a presentation by Lynda Powless and Dan Smoke on behalf of the Native Journalists Association. The presenters discuss the composition and mandate of their organization which is national in scope, its' history, and upcoming founding convention. They also discuss some of the journalistic work their members have done. Following the presentation the presenters discuss some of the issues raised with Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on Behalf of the Native News Network, Miles Morrisseau

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Morrisseau discusses bias towards Aboriginal people in the mainstream Canadian media, the role of Aboriginal media in achieving self-determination, its role in healing Aboriginal communities, and his personal experiences as an Aboriginal journalist. Following the presentation Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus discuss some of the issues raised with Morrisseau.

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on Behalf of the Seven Bands Community Futures Committee, Mark French

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File contains a presentation by Mark French on behalf of the Seven Bands Community Futures Committee. French discusses the history of Aboriginal-European relations in Canada, colonization, assimilation, and his own ideas on self-determination and self-governance. Following the presentation Commissioner Erasmus discusses some of the ideas raised with French.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation on behalf of Urban Native Parents Association, Jerome Kennedy, Tara Johnson

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File contains a presentation by Jerome Kennedy and Tara Johnson of the Urban Native Parents Association. Kennedy discusses the historical background of Aboriginal-Non-Aboriginal relations in Canada and related educational concerns. Johnson discusses the importance of Aboriginal language rights and education. Following the presentations Commissioners Chartrand and Erasmus discuss some of the issues raised with the two presenters.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presention on Behalf of N'Amerind Friendship Centre, Tom Dockstader and Closing Prayer

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File contains a presentation by Tom Dockstader, N'Amerind Friendship Centre. Dockstader discusses N'Amerind's history as one of the oldest Friendship Centres in Canada. Dockstader discusses the mandate and goals of the Centre. Dockstader delivers comments on four areas of interest to the Commission: healing, self-determination, self-government, and relationships between natives and non-natives. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with Dockstader, after which the Commission conclude's its' sitting for the day.
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Trauma-Informed Schools

Alternate Title
"Ask me about trauma and I will show you how we are trauma-informed": A Study on the Shift Toward Trauma-Informed Practices in Schools
OFIFC Research Series ; vol. 4
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres (OFIFC)
Description
Reports on student engagement sessions and the development of a trauma-informed school toolkit.
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Uncovering SARS-COV-2 Vaccine Uptake and COVID-19 Impacts among First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples Living in Toronto and London, Ontario

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janet Smylie
Stephanie McConkey
Beth Rachlis
Lisa Avery
Graham Mecredy ... [et al.]
Canadian Medical Association Journal, vol. 194, no. 29, 2022, pp. E1018-E1026
Description
A discussion regarding the low COVID vaccination rates, compared to general population, of urban Indigenous populations in two Ontario cities.
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