Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Government

Alternate Names
Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation
Latitude
49.13322927
Longitude
-97.23978551
Province
Manitoba
Region
Manitoba
Type
First Nation Location
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Chief Takes Plight of Natives to Oprah

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Author/Creator
Joe Paraskevas
Winnipeg Free Press, February 25, 2007, p. A1
Description
Chief Terry Nelson, Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, believes missing Aboriginal women and child prostitutes should become topic of an Oprah Winfrey TV episode.
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Economics is the Key Out of Poverty, Says Nelson

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Author/Creator
Jennifer Ashawasegai
Windspeaker, vol. 30, no. 4, July 2012, p. 17
Description
Profiles Terrance Nelson, former Chief of Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, who is running for National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations.
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Indian Claims Commission Proceedings (1998) 6 ICCP

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Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
vol. 6
Description
Includes a number of treaty land entitlement inquiries including: Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, Kahkewistahaw First Nation, Lucky Man Cree Nation, Mikisew Cree First Nation and Fishing Lake First Nation. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Indian Claims Commission Proceedings (2001) 14 ICCP

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Indian Claims Commission
vol. 14
Description
Reports include the Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Inquiry, the Peguis First Nation Inquiry and the Cowessess First Nation Inquiry. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Indian Claims Commission Proceedings (2009) 23 ICCP

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Indian Claims Commission
Description
Includes the reports on Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation 1903 Surrender Inquiry, Lower Similkameen Indian Band Vancouver, Victoria and Eastern Railway Right of Way Inquiry, Fort Pelly Agency Pelly Haylands Claim (Mediation), Lucky Man Cree Nation Treaty Land Entitlement Phase II Inquiry, Muskoday First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement (Mediation), Metepenagiag Mi’kmaq Nation Hosford Lot and Indian Reserve 7 (Mediation), George Gordon First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement (Mediation), Sturgeon Lake First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement (Mediation) and the Esketemc First Nation Wright’s Meadow P
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Indian Record (Vol. 34, #1-2, Jan.-Feb. 1971)

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"National publication for the Indians of Canada." Focus on Indigenous issues, events at residential schools and legal decisions. Previously published as Indian Missionary Record. Articles reflect the attitudes and policies of the time.
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Indian Record (Vol. XXII, No. 2, February, 1959)

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"National publication for the Indians of Canada". Focus on Indigenous issues, events at residential schools and legal decisions. Previously published as Indian Missionary Record. Articles reflect the attitudes and polices of the time.
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Indian Record (Vol. XXIX, No. 1, January, 1966)

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"National publication for the Indians of Canada." Focus on Indigenous issues, events at residential school and legal decisions. Previously published as Indian Missionary Record . Articles reflect the attitudes and policies of the time.
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Première Nation Anishinabée de Roseau River Enquête sur la Cession de 1903

Alternate Title
Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation 1903 Surrender Inquiry (French Version)
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Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Final Report concludes that Canada (the Crown) did not breach Treaty 1 when it permitted a surrender of the Band's reserve land. (French language version). Commissioners include: Daniel J. Bellegarde, Alan C. Holman, and Sheila G. Purdy. [These files were created and compiled by the ICC and provided to the Indigenous Studies Portal in 2009 to make widely available in online format.]
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Report on the Mediation of the Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation's Treaty Land Entitlement Claim

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Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submission to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) stating the Crown had not fulfilled its obligation under Treaty 1 to set apart land for the Band. An agreement was successfully reached and ratified. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation 1903 Surrender Inquiry

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Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Final Report concludes that Canada (the Crown) did not breach Treaty 1 when it permitted a surrender of the Band's reserve land. Commissioners include: Daniel J. Bellegarde, Alan C. Holman, and Sheila G. Purdy. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation Inquiry: Medical Aid Claim

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Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submission to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) in respect to the Crown deducting payments for medical aid from 1909-1934 from the Band's interest trust account. ICC recommended that the claim be accepted for negotiation and that the subject of medical aid is worthy of a comprehensive study to clarify the intentions of the various treaties. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 96: Opening Prayer, Opening and Welcoming Remarks

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File contains an opening prayer, opening and welcoming remarks for the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Roseau River, Manitoba on Tuesday, December 8, 1992. Following an opening prayer by Elder Rosie Nelson, Commissioners Paul Chartrand, Viola Robinson, and Allan Blakeney deliver opening remarks discussing the mandate, goals, and composition of the Commission. Following this, Councillor Charlie Nelson of the Roseau River First Nation delivers welcoming remarks to the participants on behalf of the community.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 96: Roseau River, Manitoba

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File contains the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at Roseau River, Manitoba on Tuesday, December 8, 1992. File contains presentations by Aboriginal organizations and community groups. Each presentation can be viewed individually on this site.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Panel Discussion re Sovereignty and Jurisdiction

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File contains a panel discussion regarding sovereignty and jurisdiction featuring Terry Nelson, Leonard Nelson, and the assembled Commissioners. The Nelsons discuss sovereignty and jurisdiction matters as they relate to Aboriginal peoples, and particularly to the Ojibway people in Manitoba in the context of international law, economics, and race relations. The assembled Commissioners discuss some of the ideas raised with the Nelsons.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Elder Rosie Nelson

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File contains a presentation by Elder Rosie Nelson. Nelson relates her own life history in English and Anishnabe (English translation provided) as well as her views on self-government and economic development (specifically gaming). Following the presentation Commissioner Chartrand concludes the day's sitting of the Commission with closing remarks and thanks the participants.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Frank McKay, Chief of Police, Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Police Department

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Frank McKay
Description
This file contains a presentation by Frank McKay that first gives the history of the Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Police Department that has policed eight reserves since 1974; Birdtail Sioux, Dakota Plains, Long Plain, Oak Lake Sioux, Roseau River, Sandy Bay, Sioux Valley and Swan Lake, Manitoba. He calls on the Commission to ensure an Aboriginal police training academy situated either in Manitoba or a centrally-located area on the Prairies. McKay then introduces Clarence Daniels, Health Director, Dakota Ojibway Health Services.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Kim French

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Kim French
Description
File contains a presentation by Kim French. French, a local businessman, discusses his views on on-reserve Casino development at Roseau River, and why he thinks it would be a positive thing for both his community and the First Nation. Following French's comments the Commissioners thank him for his contribution.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Louise Chippeway, Chairperson, Aboriginal Advisory Council

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File contains a presentation by the Aboriginal Advisory Council. Chairperson Louise Chippeway, Dan Highway, Elsie Moar, Bernice Hilts, Brian Ranville, and Clayton Sandy all contribute. The presenters are all civil servants with the provincial and federal governments and discuss affirmative action programs, overcoming racism, and Aboriginal participation in the labour force. Chairperson Chippeway and Ranville deliver most of the presentation. Following it the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with the presenters.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by the Gaming Commission [Roseau River]

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File contains a presentation by the Gaming Commission by Councillor Ed Hayden in charge of Economic Development and Gaming, Carl Roberts, and General Manager Ernie James of the Gaming Commission. The three presenters discuss relations with the province, gaming developments on the First Nation, Treaty rights, self government, self determination, economic and jurisdictional concerns. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss some of the issues raised with the presenters.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation re Culture, Peter Atkinson, Cultural Education Program, Charlie Nelson, Councillor

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File contains a presentation re culture by Peter Atkinson of the Cultural Education Program, and Councillor Charlie Nelson. Atkinson discusses Treaties, language, self-government, the need for a land base, and cross-cultural mutual understanding. Councillor Nelson discusses the Anishnabe culture, its society, and history. Nelson also discusses the significance of Treaty and social problems.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation re Education by Kathy Nelson and Dawnis Kennedy

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File contains a presentation regarding Education by Kathy Nelson and Dawnis Kennedy. Nelson, a sixteen year old grade ten student, discusses education at the Roseau River First Nations Gineau School. Nelson states that it is not as advanced as other reserve schools and that youth require "guidance, education, community support, and recreation programs." Kennedy, another sixteen year old student, discusses the importance of Aboriginal youth, problems associated with alcoholism, the need for more funding and economic development, and the need for more role models for youth.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation re Women's Issues, Millie Nelson

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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
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Author/Creator
Millie Nelson
Description
File contains a presentation regarding Women's Issues by Millie Nelson. Nelson, a member of the Roseau River Women's Group since 1975, discusses child welfare, prostitution, and family violence issues. Following the presentation the assembled Commissioners discuss the issues raised with Nelson.
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