Onion Lake Cree Nation

Alternate Names
Onion Lake First Nation
Latitude
53.71264566
Longitude
-109.9639775
Province
Saskatchewan
Region
Saskatchewan
Type
First Nation Location
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Aboriginal Students' Writing

Alternate Title
[McDowell Foundation Research] Project ; no. 8
[Teaching and Learning Research Exchange]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sherry Detchon
Sandra Harris
Bernice Odeen
Lucy Howes
Description
Study evaluated the progress of three classes of primary students who were using the process laid out in the Saskatchewan English Language Arts Elementary Curriculum and concluded that it was appropriate for Aboriginal children. School situated on Onion Lake Cree Nation territory.
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Bee Nation

Alternate Title
CBC DOCS POV
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Lana Šlezić
Description
Documentary follows three First Nations students as they compete in Saskatchewan's first-ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee and their subsequent trip to the National Championships in Toronto. Duration: 44:08.
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Chiefs Turn Up the Heat on Treaty Rights

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Isha Thompson
Windspeaker, vol. 27, no. 10, January 2010, p. 8
Description

Comments on issues of treaty rights and fair revenues from reserve resources, and discusses a contract between Onion Lake Cree Nation and an Asian government to build a refinery on Cree land.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.8.

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Circle of Honour

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Bonnie Leask
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 34, no. 1, Summer, 2003, pp. 15-21
Description
Introduces recipients of the 2nd annual Circle of Honour awards, presented to First Nations peoples who have demonstrated achievement and excellence.
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Cree Mother Loses Organ Harvest Fight

Alternate Title
Cree Mother Loses Organ Harvest Fight [Kelly Hastings case]
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paul Barnsley
Windspeaker, vol. 18, no. 1, May 2000, p. 1
Description

Relates how a non-Aboriginal parent's right to harvest organs and cremate an adoptive son superseded a Cree biological mother's right to bury her adult son according to First Nation spiritual and cultural beliefs.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.1.

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Duck Lake Indian Agency Office Records (E19)

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
[W.E. Jones
C.P. Schmidt
N.J. McLeod]
Saskatchewan History, vol. 47, no. 1, Spring, 1995, pp. 36-41
Description
These selections from the Duck Lake Indian Agency records illustrate a pattern of negative government attitudes and policies of fiscal austerity towards First Nations peoples and communities. Introduction and commentary by J.R. Miller. Entire issue on one .pdf, scroll to page 36.
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Education Act Will Be an Erosion of Treaty Rights, Says Fox

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Shari Narine
Windspeaker, vol. 30, no. 10, January 2013, p. 16
Description

Looks at a meeting held between the Assembly of First Nations and the federal government to discuss First Nations education.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.16.

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Evaluating the Impact of a Holistic, Community-Driven, Physical Activity-Based Wellness Program for Indigenous Women using Nominal Group Technique

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sonja Wicklum
Erin Cameron
Tia Black
Loretta Tuttauk
Lynden (Lindsay) Crowshoe ... [et al.]
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 18, no. 1, Emerging Research from a Post-Pandemic World, 2023
Description

Examines what a new culturally relevant wellness program for Indigenous women does for its participants and what it adds to existing knowledge on health interventions.  

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The Face Pullers - Saskatchewan Archives Board pictures - First Saskatchewan-Alberta Indigenous Conference

Alternate Title
The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939
Images » Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of participants in the first Saskatchewan - Alberta Indigenous conference, held on the Onion Lake Reserve. Mostly Indigenous men, but some non- Indigenous men as well. From the book The Face Pullers: Photographing Native Canadians, 1871-1939 by Brock Silversides.
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First Nation Onion Lake Pow Wow - Onion Lake Reservation Seekaskootch Tribe Sept. 2001. - Slides.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans S. Dommasch (photographer)
Description
Series of images of road signs and buildings on the Onion Lake First Nation. The signs are a map of the First Nation and a tribute to Seekaskootch, "Guardian of the People." Also shown is the Onion Lake Homemakers building with an Aboriginal woman standing on the front steps, and an exterior view of Walter's Pool Hall.
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"Gerry, Harriet E., Sinasia Remembers."

Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
Harriet E. Gerry
Description
This file contains "Sinasia Remembers" the reminiscences of Harriet E. Gerry (unpublished), and published articles about her work nursing among the Indians of western Canada. Her extensive memoir is made up of several short stories and anecdotes about the many communities she worked in. These include Onion Lake, Kehewin Reserve, Leask, Sturgeon Lake, Cold Lake, Fort Qu'Appelle, One Arrow Reserve, Piapot Reserve and many in British Columbia later in her career.
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Indian Record (Vol. XX, No. 7, September 1957)

Documents & Presentations
Description
"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. XXIV, No. 1, January 1961)

Documents & Presentations
Description
"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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Jimmy Chief Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Jimmy Chief
Mary Mountain
Indian History Film Project
Description
The interview includes a story of the Grandson of Little Bear who was hung for his part in the Frog Lake massacre. Other stories included the tale of Chuh Chuh,a warrior who scalped a Blackfoot Chief; stories of medicine men; a gambling tale involving a Cree and Blackfoot.
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Joe Belly Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Joe Belly
Indian History Film Project
Description
Mr. Belly tells four stories during the interview. He first describes the origins of his name. The following two stories are animal tales: the first is about the illegal killing of moose and the second describes how a coyote stole an axe. The last is a christian tale of a man who came to life in a coffin.
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Learning to Read and Write Opens Up the World

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pamela Sexsmith Green
Windspeaker, vol. 16, no. 12, 04 1999, p. 32
Description

Depicts Elder Yvonne Carter's experiences with literacy from her earlier days at the residential school through to an Adult Basic Education program.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.52.

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Lloyd Chief Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Lloyd Chief
Mary Mountain
Iris Baker
Group of White Teachers
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview with the grandson of Misihew and great-grandson of Seekaskootch, Mr. Lloyd Chief. During the interview, Mr. Chief discusses a variety of subjects including: leadership qualities; intertribal wars of the Cree and Blackfoot; the power of dreams; the significance of the Northern Lights; and the powers of Cannibals.
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Marion Carter Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Marion Carter
Mary Mountain
Indian History Film Project
Description
Mrs. Carter tells a story of her life. She talks of the traditional way of living; residential schools and tells how she was given her name. During the interview she also relates a tale from her grandfather about the Cree raiding Blackfoot camps.
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Onion Lake First Nation

Alternate Title
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Christian Thompson
Description
Discusses the signing of Treaty 6, after the Frog Lake Massacre in 1885, and looks at the Federal Governments refusal to recognize a Chief until 1914, when they amalgamated as the Onion Lake Band.
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St. Barnabas School — Onion Lake, SK

Alternate Title
Anglican Residential Schools
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
General Synod Archives
Anglican Church of Canada
Description
Contains a brief history and chronology of St. Barnabas School in Onion Lake, SK.
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