Cowessess

Alternate Names
Cowessess First Nation
Latitude
50.51635723
Longitude
-102.6601262
Province
Saskatchewan
Region
Saskatchewan
Type
First Nation Location
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Affinity CU Opens First On-Reserve Credit Union

Alternate Title
Affinity Credit Union Opens First On-Reserve Credit Union
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Warren Goulding
Eagle Feather News, vol. 12, no. 2, February 2009, p. 1,15
Description
Discusses the benefits of an on-reserve credit union including serving Cowessess band members locally and returning profits to the community. Article located on page 1 and by scrolling to page 15.
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Agecoutay Experiences a Growth Spurt

Articles » General
Eagle Feather News, vol. 12, no. 5, May 2009, p. 14
Description
Profiles Creeson Agecoutay and his goals for the future including pursuing an Indian Communictions Arts certificate. Article located by scrolling to page 14.
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All My Relations (Identity and Indigeneity)

Alternate Title
Daniels: In and Beyond the Law
All My Relations: Making Kin and Kindred in a Postgenomic World
Ancestry, Genes, and a Colony Chief: Peguis’ People and the Red River Métis
Kinship vs. Race: Reconciling Metis-First Nations Historical Relations
Reflections on Daniels v Canada, Reconciliation and Redress: Setting the Agenda
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Robert Innes
Harold Robinson
Rick Smith
Jessica Kolopenuk
Description
Emphasis on racial distinctions between Métis and First Nations, ignores intermarriage, kinship ties, and shared cultural understandings; recommendations for agenda items for changes in Canada-Indigenous relations in light of the Daniels decision Duration: 1:50:08. Presentations are part of the conference "Daniels: In and Beyond the Law" held at University of Alberta, Jan. 26-27, 2017.
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Ancient Curriculum Taught at Indian School

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 7, no. 11, November 1977, pp. 52-54
Description
Describes controversy at Marieval School, Cowessess First Nation, over its incomplete and inadequate academic program.
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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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Cowessess First Nation: 1907 Surrender Phase II Inquiry

E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background, analysis and recommendation from Indian Claims Commission (ICC) hearing to determine whether the federal government breached its fiduciary obligation when it conducted a surrender of part Reserve 73. ICC ruled 2 to 1 that a settlement should be negotiated under the Specific Claims Policy. [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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Cowessess First Nation Inquiry: 1907 Surrender Claim [Phase I]

E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background, submissions and recommendation from Indian Claims Commission (ICC) hearing to determine whether band members voting on surrender of part Reserve 73 were eligible under the Indian Act. ICC recommended the claim be accepted for negotiation under the Specific Claims Policy. [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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Cowessess First Nation Ready for Pandemic

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Desarae Eashappie
Eagle Feather News, vol. 12, no. 7, July 2009, p. 8
Description
Describes the Pandemic Plan Cowessess First Nation has in place to ensure the safety of its people including a package for each household containing information and coloured communication flags in case of illness. Article located by scrolling to page 8.
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Crooked Lake Agency - Pay Lists 1914

Documents & Presentations
Description
An Indian Affairs book containing the annuity pay lists for the reserves of the Crooked Lake Agency for the year 1914. The book is signed by Indian Agent Arthur Boyer of Broadview, Saskatchewan. The Crooked Lake Agency was composed of four reserves: Sakimay Indian Reserve #74, Cowessess Indian Reserve #73, Kahkewistahaw Indian Reserve #72, and Ochapowace Indian Reserve #71. Included in the book are annuity figures for the Cowessess, Kahkewistahaw, and Sakimary First Nations for the year 1914.

Historical note:

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Elder Brother, the Law of the People, and Contemporary Kinship Practices of Cowessess First Nation Members: Reconceptualizing Kinship in American Indian Studies Research

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert Alexander Innes
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 34, no. 2, 2010, pp. 27-46
Description
Study probes the importance of kinship relations, with respect to individual and collective identity, for members of the Cowessess First Nation, Saskatchewan.
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Historians and Indigenous Genocide in Saskatchewan

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Robert Alexander Innes
Description
Following the final report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls the author examines historians approach to identifying genocide against Indigenous people.
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Hot Lunch Program One of Many Services to Community

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joan Black
Windspeaker, vol. 16, no. 12, April 1999, p. 13 s
Description

Brief profile of Elder Theresa Stevenson, recipient of the National Aboriginal Achievement Award for Community Development. Theresa is recognized for her devotion to humanitarian causes such as advocating for Aboriginal role models in schools, hot lunch programs, and low income housing.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.33.

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Hunting Rights Disrupted

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 3, no. 12, December 1972, p. 2
Description
Leaders from Keeseekoose Cote, Cowessess, Kahkewistahaw and Nut Lake draw up a resolution in support of First Nation's being able to hunt for food at any time of the year .
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ICC Inquiry, Cowessess First Nation, 1906 Surrender Claim - Phase II, Public Edition

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Includes maps, reports, historical documents, transcripts, correspondence, and oral and written submissions in regards to the 1906 Cowessess Surrender Claim. [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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Indian Claims Commission Proceedings (1999) 11 ICCP

E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Report includes inquiries and responses regarding: Gamblers First Nation Treaty Land Entitlement Inquiry; Nekaneet First Nation Agricultural and Other Benefit Under Treaty 4 Inquiry; Moose Deer Point First Nation, Pottawatomi Rights Inquiry. Commissioners include: Daniel J. Bellegarde, P. E. James Prentice, Roger J. Augustine, Carole T. Corcoran, Elijah Harper, 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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Indian Claims Commission Proceedings (2001) 14 ICCP

E-Books
Author/Creator
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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[Mapping Narratives of Métisness and Communities]

Alternate Title
Reconciliation and the Métis Conference [Session Two]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Brenda MacDougall
Mike Evans
Robert Innes
Signa Daum Shanks
Description
MacDougall and Evans discuss their work developing a Métis digital archive database. Innes discusses culturally-mixed bands and cultural similarities of First Nation and Métis peoples. Signa Daum Shanks speaks about using community stories to improve modern community relationships. Duration: 1:18:18
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Mirasty New Head of RCMP

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Diane Adams
Eagle Feather News, vol. 14, no. 3, March 2011, p. 1,21
Description
Comments on the appointments of Russ Mirasty, a member of Lac La Ronge First Nation, to the Chief Superintendent of the RCMP's F Division and Corporal Dani Herman, a member of Cowessess First Nation, to the position of Métis coordinator for the RCMP. Article found on page 1 and continued on page 21.
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