Daum Shanks, Signa A.

Alternate Name
Shanks, Signa Daum
University of Saskatchewan
College of Law
USask Author

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[Mapping Narratives of Métisness and Communities]

Alternate Title
Reconciliation and the Métis Conference [Session Two]
Media » Film and Video
Brenda MacDougall
Mike Evans
Robert Innes
Signa Daum Shanks
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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Mamiskotamaw: "Oral History," Indigenous Method" and Canadian Law in Three Books

Book Reviews
Signa Daum Shanks
Indigenous Law Journal, vol. 3, no. 1, Fall, 2004, pp. 181-192
Book reviews of: Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan; Our Dream is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Recognized as Nations, by Harold Cardinal; They Will Have Our Words: The Dene Elders Project, Volume 2, produced by Lynda Holland, Mary Ann Kkailther; They Knew Both Sides of Medicine: Cree Tales of Curing and Cursing, as Told by Alice Ahenakew.
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Métis Action, Canadian Law and Historical Research: Preliminary Thoughts about Strategies for Current Efforts

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Signa A. Daum Shanks
Aboriginal Policy Studies, vol. 6, no. 2, 2017, pp. 132-141
Argues the volume of research needs to increase; recognition of importance of distinction between "historic" and "historical" is needed by legal practitioners; lawyers need to be more candid with clients about probability of a litigation's success; and clearer communication needs to take place about understandings of what an "economic" role is.
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