Biography & Autobiography

1998 Citizen of the Year Named

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 28, no. 2, summer, 1998, p. 4,17
Description
Donald Deranger of the Fond du Lac First Nation was named citizen of the year by the Federation of Saskatchewan First Nations.
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Aboriginal Mental Health

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 21-27
Description
Looks at how historical past practices have effected the mental health of Aboriginal people .
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Abraham Lincoln as Great Father: A Look at Federal Indian Policy, 1861–1865

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Thomas A. Britten
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 40, no. 3, 2016, pp. 103-122
Description
Argues that the president had little knowledge of Native Americans, considered them a low priority, and basically continued the assimilationist policies of previous governments.
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An Accidental Teacher: Anthony Walsh and the Aboriginal Day Schools at Six Mile Creek and Inkameep, British Columbia, 1929-1942

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Thomas Fleming
Lisa Smith
Helen Raptis

Historical Studies in Education, vol. 19, no. 1, Spring, 2007, pp. [1]-24
Description
Biography of one of the few teachers who created a positive environment for students by incorporating cooperative learning and creative arts into his curriculum.
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Achievement Award Recipients Announced

Articles » General
Windspeaker, vol. 25, no. 10, January 2008, p. 23
Description
Outlines the award recipients recognized by the National Aboriginal Achievement Foundations for their contributions in various sectors including education, media and health. Marie Ann Battiste, from the College of Education, at the University of Saskatchewan, received an award in the education category.
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Across Australia...From Health Worker To Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Olga Collis
Isobel Runtjinama
Chloe Foster
Joyce Nice
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 3, no. 3, September 1979, pp. 40-48
Description
A series of autobiographical short stories describe various health worker's duties in remote areas of Australia.
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Adaptation & Resilience: The Inuvialuit Story

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Nellie Cournoyea
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 2, Special Issue 2014: Revitalizing Education in the Inuit Nunangat, 2014, pp. 18-22
Description
Discusses importance of cultural resiliency for preservation of Northern identity and values.
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Adventures of the Ojibbeway and Ioway Indians in England, France, and Belgium: Being Notes of Eight Years' Travels ... [vol. 2]

Alternate Title
Adventures of the Ojibewa and Iowa Indians in England, France, and Belgium: Being Notes of Eight Years' Travels and Residence in Europe With His North American Indian Collection
Adventures of the Ojibwa and Iowa Indians in England, France, and Belgium
[Catlin's Notes in Europe]
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Geo[rge] Catlin
Description
Third edition.
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Allogan Slagle, 1951–2002

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kenneth Lincoln
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 26, no. 4, 2002, pp. 121-129
Description
Memories of a unique, wonderful and educated person, written by a fellow student and close friend.
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Almost Too Much for the Average Indian

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Pearl Denetclaw Daniel-Means
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 29, no. 1, Special Issue: A Tribute to Russell Means, Spring, 2014, pp. 8-13
Description
Author talks about husband Russell Means, who was an American Indian activist, artist, author and actor.
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Always a People: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians. Collected by Rita Kohn and W. Lynwood Montell; Foreword by Michael and Linda Shinkle; Preface and Acknowledgements by Rita Kohn and W. Lyn wood Montell; Introduction by R. Dave Edmunds; Portraits by Evelyn J. Ritter; Afterword by Project Consultant Michelle

Mannering.

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Malea Powell
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 12, no. 2, Series 2, Summer, 2000, pp. [97]-101
Description
Book review of: Always a People collected by Rita Kohn and W. Lynwood Monteil. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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American Indian Autobiographies

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
William F. Smith
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 2, no. 3, Autumn, 1975, pp. 237-245
Description
To rectify the lack of interest in Indigenous literature, the author critically examines nine Indigenous autobiographies to explore their literary value. Since Indigenous narratives are usually oral autobiographies, they are an ideal bridge between the written and the spoken forms.
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American Indian Autobiography and Written Composition: A Course Proposal

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David Sudol
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 3, no. 2, Series 2, Summer, 1991, pp. 28-35
Description
Introduces a proposal for a composition course that is based on American Indian autobiography, and is designed for upper-level English majors. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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Angulalik's Trial

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robin McGrath
The Beaver, vol. 79, no. 2, April/May 1999, pp. 20-[?]
Description
Discusses the 1956 murder trial of Steve Angulalik, one of the most famous and prosperous Inuk in the world.
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Anishinaabe Syndicated: A View From the Rez

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Lawrence Gross
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 29, no. 1, Special Issue: A Tribute to Russell Means, Spring, 2014, pp. 102-105
Description
Book review of: Anishinaabe Syndicated: A View From the Rez by Jim Northrup.
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Answering the Arrowmaker’s Challenge: Autobiography as a Model of American Indian Literary Nationalism in The Way to Rainy Mountain

Alternate Title
Native American Symposium ; 7th, 2007
Sixty-Seven Nations and Counting: Proceedings of the Seventh Native American Symposium
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Stacy Pratt
Description
N. Scott Momaday’s book is examined as an autobiographical form which strengthens interpretations of oral and written stories to form identities.
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Apartheid Pressures Push Aboriginal Peoples to Edge of Extinction

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Matthew Coon-Come
Canadian Speeches, vol. 15, no. 3, July/August 2001, p. 37
Description
Speech by Matthew Coon-Come, The National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, criticizes the United Nations' Draft Declaration of the Indigenous Rights of Aboriginal Peoples and argues that Aboriginal people continue to be marginalized in Canada.
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Arctic Circle Songs

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Christopher Wiseman
Arctic, vol. 45, no. 3, September 1992, pp. 318-319
Description
Book review of: Arctic Circle Songs by Robbie Newton Drummond.
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"As if Reviewing His Life": Bull Lodge's Narrative and the Mediation of Self-Representation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joseph P. Gone
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 30, no. 1, Special Issue on New Directions in American Indian Autobiography, 2006, pp. 67-86
Description
This article examines the autobiography,The Seven Visions of Bull Lodge, as Told by His Daughter, Garter Snake. In the book, Bull Lodge narrates his life story about his youth who becomes a warrior.
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Assignment: “The 1885 Rebellion”

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
W. Leland Carter
Manitoba Pageant, vol. 23, no. 2, Winter, 1978, p. [?]
Description
Story of George Flinn, a newspaper reporter, who accompanied the soldiers sent to suppress the Métis resistance.
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The Autobiographings of Mourning Dove

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
George Bowering
Canadian Literature, no. 144, Native, Individual, State, Spring, 1995, pp. 29-40
Description
Discusses three importance books Cogewea the Half-Blood, Coyotes Stories, and Morning Dove: A Salishan Autobiography. Entire journal on one pdf. Scroll down to page 29 to read article.
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