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Familial Attendance at Indian Residential School and Subsequent Involvement in the Child Welfare System Among Indigenous Adults Born During the Sixties Scoop Era

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Amy Bombay
Robyn J. McQuaid
Janelle Young
Vandna Sinha
Vanessa Currie ... [et al.]
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 15, no. 1, 2020, pp. 62-79
Description

Examines the link between having parents who attended Residential Schools and the likelihood of Indigenous children ending up in foster care during the Sixties Scoop. 

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Human Trafficking in Northeastern Ontario: Collaborative Responses

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rosemary Nagy
Gina Snooks
Brenda Quenneville
Lanyan Chen
Sydnee Wiggins ... [et al.]
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 15, no. 1, 2020, pp. 80-104
Description

Looks at the barriers to services that effect the response to human trafficking in Northeastern Ontario.   

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"It's a Change Your Life Kind of Program": A Healing Focused Camping Weekend for Urban Indigenous Families Living in Fredericton, New Brunswick

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jason Hickey
Hayley Powling
Patsy McKinney
Tristin Robbins
Nathan Carrier ... [et al.]
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 15, no. 2, 2020, pp. 23-44
Description

Highlights the results of a traditional culturally relevant camping trip for urban Indigenous families.

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Breaking The Cycle of Trauma - Koori Parenting What Works For Us

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Graham Gee
Raelene Lesniowska
Radhika Santhanam-Martin
Catherine Chamberlain
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 15, no. 2, 2020, pp. 45-66
Description

Examines the parenting strategies of Indigenous parents effected by colonial practices. 

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Master List of Previous Recommendations Organized by Theme

E-Books
Author/Creator
Research Team [National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls]
Description

List of recommendations from the 98 reports reviewed by the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, organized under 17 themes.

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Con(TEXT) 1: A Project Fact (A) Update for 26 April 2018

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Project Fact (a)
Description

Plain language explanation of legal principles involved in analysis of R. v. Stanley, the case in which Gerald Stanley, a Saskatchewan farmer, was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 22-year-old Cree man, Colton Boushie, and was subsequently acquitted.

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Health & Indigenous Elders

Alternate Title
Linkages (Centre for Studies in Aging & Health)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Studies in Aging & Health
Description

Brief list of resources.

"Last reviewed December 2019."

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Bill S-3: A Rushed Response to Descheneaux

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Elysa Hogg
Description

Bill introduced to comply with Court's decision in Descheneaux et al., v. Canada (Attorney General), which found current <i>Indian Act</i> violated equality provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Court case involved eligibility for Indian Status.

Comments on the proposed Act rather than the final version.

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Louis Prince: A Mediator of the Higher Powers

Alternate Title
Powers Defy White Man: Witch Doctor’s Rites ‘Raise’ Lost Bodies
Mashkokiipines--Louis Prince: A Mediator of the Higher Powers
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Dave Hunt
Description

Originally published in the Winnipeg Tribune on July 28, 1954 under the title "Powers Defy White Man: Witch Doctor’s Rites ‘Raise’ Lost Bodies". Article is about Louis Prince, a healer and clairvoyant from Manitoba.

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"One Focus; Many Perspectives": A Curriculum for Cultural Safety and Cultural Competency

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Cultural Safety Working Group, First Nation, Inuit and Métis Advisory Committee of the Mental Health Commission of Canada
Description

Includes four modules: Holding Space for Experiential Learning: Groups/Circles; Learning from Experience: “Glimpses of Light”;  Cultural Competency, Cultural Safety: Attitudes and Actions That Matter; and Multiple Stigmas: First Nation, Inuit, Métis Experience.

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Indigenous Food Sovereignty in Canada: Policy Paper 2019

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Stephen Penner]
Description

Gives overview of the current context, discusses Indigenous responses and areas for policy development, and makes four recommendations about what should be included in the federal government's <i>A Food Policy for Canada</i>.

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Stolen Sisters: Colonial Roots of Sexual Violence against Aboriginal Women and Unsympathetic Media Representations toward Their Stories in Contemporary Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David Sanlad
Capstone Seminar Series, vol. 5, no. 1, Disturbing Representations; Citizenship, Media, and Identities, Spring, 2015, pp. [3-15]
Description

Discusses how colonialism has created behavioral patterns and attitudes which serve to legitimize violence against Indigenous women and perpetuate racism and discrimination

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Astrodigenous

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
University of Toronto Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics
Description

Searchable website is an online portal giving educators access to Indigenous sky-knowledge resources. 

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Club Native

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Rezolution Pictures
Description

Documentary looks at the politics of identity and membership through the lens of the Mohawks of Kahnawake.

Duration: 1:18:13.

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Summary Findings from Tracks Survey Implemented by First Nations in Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada, 2018-2020

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kathleen Lydon-Hassen
Leigh Jonah
Lisa Mayotte
Ashley Hrabowy
Bonny Graham ... [et al.]
Canada Communicable Disease Report, vol. 48, no. 4, April 6, 2022, pp. 146-156
Description

Survey assess the burden of HIV, hepatitis C and associated risks. Information is collected on social determinants of health, use of prevention services, substance use, sexual behaviours and care for the two diseases.

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Federal Spending on First Nations and Inuit Health Care

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robert Behrend
Jamie Forsyth
Description

Analysis of federal and provincial/territorial government health spending between 2011-2012 and 2018-2019 for First Nations and Inuit as well as for the general Canadian population.

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The Inconvenient Indian

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Michelle Latimer
National Film Board of Canada (NFB)
90th Parallel Productions
Stewart Henderson
Justine Pimlott ... [et al.]
Description

Documentary inspired by the non-fiction book of the same name by Thomas King explores historical attitudes and efforts to colonize Indigenous peoples and contemporary expressions of resistance.

Duration: 1h, 29 min.

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Mountain in his Memory: Frank Bird Linderman, his Role in Acquiring the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation for the Montana Chippewa and Cree, and the Importance of that Experience in the Development of his Literary Career

Alternate Title
Mountain in His Memory| Frank Bird Linderman, his Role in Acquiring the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation for the Montana Chippewa and Cree, and the Importance of that Experience in the Development of his Literary Career
Theses
Author/Creator
Celeste River
Description

Interdisciplinary Studies Thesis (MIS) -- University of Montana, 1990.

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Kathlamet Texts

Alternate Title
Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 26
E-Books
Author/Creator
Franz Boas
no. 26
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Tsimshian Texts

Alternate Title
Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 27
E-Books
Author/Creator
Franz Boas
no. 27
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Reading and Writing in Tłıcho Yatıì

Alternate Title
Tåîchô K’ëë Ets’eetå’èe xè Enîhtå’è K’e Yats’ehtii
Dogrib Grammar Guide
Reading and Writing in Tlicho Yatıì
E-Books
Author/Creator
Tłıcho Community Services Agency
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A Way of Life

E-Books
Author/Creator
Marianne Bromley
[Ed Hall]
[Melanie Hadlereena]
[Attima Hadlari]
[Maureen Jensen]
[et al.]
Description

Discusses the history of the fur trade in the Northwest Territories and contemporary trapping practices, and gives detailed instructions for making snowshoes, kamiks, spruce canoes, and trap sets and preparing and eating country food.

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Formal Opinion to Support the Employment Development of First Nations and Inuits in Social Economy

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations and Inuit Labor Market Advisory Committee, [Government of Quebec]
Description

Discusses existing social enterprises generally as well as Indigenous initiatives and organizations, identifies challenges, obstacles in promoting Aboriginal participation and common characteristics of best practices, makes recommendations for courses of action and solutions, and lists specific proposals for the Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.

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Opinion on First Nations and Inuit Language Difficulties in the Workplace

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations and Inuit Labor Market Advisory Committee, [Government of Quebec]
Description

Discusses language as a socio-economic characteristic, a determining factor with respect to the labour market, and barriers created by reduced fluency in English and/or French. Concludes with recommendations and courses of action.

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Notice of Relevance to Support the Socioprofessional Integration of First Nation and Inuit Criminalized Women of Quebec

Alternate Title
Notice of Relevance to Support the Socio-professional Integration of First Nation and Inuit Criminalized Women of Quebec
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Réal Martin
Description

Discusses the general situation of First Nations and Inuit in Quebec, historical context, profile of incarcerated women, trends in federal institutions, and experience of Aboriginal women while incarcerated, Concludes with proposals from Correctional Services of Quebec and specific recommendations to the Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.

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Formal Opinion on the Relevance of Developing a Ministerial Strategy for the Socio-professional Integration of First Nations and Inuit People

Alternate Title
Formal Opinion on the Relevance of Developing a Ministerial Strategy for the Socioprofessional Integration of First Nations and Inuit People
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations and Inuit Labour Market Advisory Committee, [Government of Quebec]
Description

Includes statistics on employment rate, (general and data disaggregated by sex, age group, and Aboriginal identity), education level, economic activity, occupational level, share of full-time work, and incidence of low income, as well as discussion of government programs and agreements, current employment services, and best practices in the area of employment and training.

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FNLED Peoples Report: 2018-2020

Alternate Title
First Nations Labour and Employment and Development Survey Peoples Report: 2018-2020
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Chiefs of Ontario
Description

Results from 1,350 individuals living in 25 communities. Respondents were asked questions about employment, income, ability to meet expenses, retirement, cultural practices, First Nations language skills,  and physical health.

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Niiwin Wendaanimak Four Winds Wellness Program Evaluation Report

Alternate Title
Niiwin Wendaanimak Four Winds Wellness Program: Enhanced Health & Community Services for Homeless and At-Risk Aboriginal Populations
Four Winds Wellness Program Evaluation Report
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Michelle Firestone]
[Amy Katz]
[Tessa Jourdain]
[Janet Smylie]
[Jessica Syrette]
Description

Program designed for homeless and under-housed Indigenous peoples living in the downtown mid-west Toronto area. Evaluation consisted of environmental scan, developing a client profile, key informant interviews and focus groups.

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Producing the "Others": The Development of Kraevedenie in Chukotka

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sofia Gavrilova
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 45, no. 1/2, Chukotka: Understanding the Past, Contemporary Practices, and Perceptions of the Present, 2021, pp. 147-170
Description

Examines kraevedcheskii (local history) museums and how they reflect the Indigenous population.

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In the Language of their Hearts: Emotions and Language Choice in Child-Parent Interaction, Insights from a Yupik Village

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daria Morgounova Schwalbe
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 45, no. 1/2, Chukotka: Understanding the Past, Contemporary Practices, and Perceptions of the Present, 2021, pp. 171-205
Description

Looks at the importance of language to motivate, construct meanings, and create emotional connections for Indigenous communities.

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Cooking and Commensality along the Bering Food Bridge

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sveta Yamin-Pasternak
Igor Pasternak
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 45, no. 1/2, Chukotka: Understanding the Past, Contemporary Practices, and Perceptions of the Present, 2021, pp. 259-282
Description

Looks at the culinary exchange between American and Russian Indigenous populations across the Bering Strait.

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Diachronic and Cultural Variations in Chukchi Ethnobotany

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Olga Belichenko
Valeria Kolosova
Kevin Jernigan
Maria Pupyninai
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 45, no. 1/2, Chukotka: Understanding the Past, Contemporary Practices, and Perceptions of the Present, 2021, pp. 315-340
Description

Highlights the results of interviews with Chukchi people about the local plants they collect and their various uses. 

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"They Drink Because They Don't Have Money, and They Don't Have Money Because They Drink": Relation to Alcohol and Money Within a Chukotkan Village

Alternate Title
"Ils boivent parce qu’ils n’ont pas d’argent, et ils n’ont pas d’argent, parce qu’ils boivent" : Relation à l’alcool et à l’argent dans les villages de Tchoukotka
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anastassia Yarzoutkina
Nikolai Koulik
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 45, no. 1/2, Chukotka: Understanding the Past, Contemporary Practices, and Perceptions of the Present, 2021, pp. 283-314
Description

Outlines the relationship between alcohol and money as a cultural and social framework in Chukotkan villages. 

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Reindeer Slaughter: Meat and Flavor production in Chukotka

Alternate Title
L’abattage des rennes : Production de viande et de saveurs en Tchoukotka
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Elena Davydova
Vladimir Davydov
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 45, no. 1/2, Chukotka: Understanding the Past, Contemporary Practices, and Perceptions of the Present, 2021, pp. 233-257
Description

Examines the connection between traditional hunter and animal relations and how it reflects on the flavour of hunting meat. 

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Social Responsibility of Mining Companies and Indigenous People of Chukotka

Alternate Title
Responsabilité Sociale des Compagnies Minières et Peuples autochtones de la Tchoukotka
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Oksana Kolomiets
Etudes Inuit Studies, vol. 45, no. 1/2, Chukotka: Understanding the Past, Contemporary Practices, and Perceptions of the Present, 2021, pp. 365-391
Description

Discusses the social and economic impact of mining companies' policies when extracting natural resources on Indigenous land. 

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