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1974 Indian Princess Sask Pageant

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 10 negatives from the Saskatchewan Indian Princess Pageant (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan?), taken on September 6, 1974. This part has 2 scanned negatives showing a woman in traditional dress being crowned Indian Princess by another woman in contemporary dress.
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2001 Census Aboriginal Population Profiles

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Statistics Canada
Description
Data broken down by census divisions, metropolitan areas, health regions, and community-level subdivisions (including reserves) within each province.
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2010 Economic Developer of the Year Award Winners

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michelle White-Wilsdon
Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development, vol. 7, no. 2, f, 2011, pp. 8-12
Description
Looks at award winners: Chippewa Industrial Development Ltd., winner of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation Community Economic Developer of the Year; Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation winner of the Aboriginal Private Sector Business Award and Rodney W. Hester, winner of the Individual Economic Developer of the Year Award.
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2015-16 First Nations Regional Health Survey

Alternate Title
Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Information Governance & Data Projects
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Description
Presents results for adults, youth and children. Under each there are sections dealing with demographics, indicators and predictors of personal health and wellness, health care, and community health and wellness. Version 2.0.
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The 7 Cs: A First Nations' Guide to Planning and Reporting Standards

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
British Columbia First Nations Data Governance Initiative (BCFNDGI)
Description
The seven categories are: culture and languages, community driven and Nation-based, community engagement,,communication, collaboration, connection and commitment. For each category a value statement, a standards outline statement, and outcomes are given.
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Aboriginal Arts Research Initiative: Report on Consultations

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
France Trépanier
Description
Discusses the uniqueness and specificities of Aboriginal art and the significance of traditional and contemporary art practices on Aboriginal communities and more broadly in Canada and internationally.
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Aboriginal Co-operatives in Canada: A Sustainable Development Strategy Whose Time Has Come

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
L. Hammond Ketilson
I. MacPherson
The Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development, vol. 3, no. 1, Special Issue on Sustainability, Summer, 2002, pp. 45-57
Description
Looks at the current state of Aboriginal co-ops, their characteristics, sector distribution and contributions to community economic and social development.
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Aboriginal Communities/Mineral Companies/Governments Working Together: A Checklist to Assist Mineral Companies Active in Areas Near Aboriginal Communities

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Communities / Mineral Companies / Governments Working Together: A Checklist to Assist Mineral Companies Active in Areas Near Aboriginal Communities
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Description
Provides a checklist that has been developed to provide interested companies with some guidance regarding relationships and communication with Aboriginal people.
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Aboriginal Development: The Process Is Critical to Success

E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Cynthia Chataway
Aboriginal Policy Research, vol. 2
Description

Reviews research on factors related for successful long-term development such as social capital and cohesion. Chapter three from Setting the Agenda for Change, vol. 2, which is also vol. 2 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series. Originally presented at the second annual Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2002.

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Aboriginal Expectations and Forest Tenures in Northern British Columbia

Alternate Title
SFM Network Research Note Series ; no. 62
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Natalie Swaak
Shashi Kant
David Natcher
Description
Summarizes a study that examined Aboriginal expectations for sustainable forest management and current forest tenures in the Kaska traditional territory of British Columbia.
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Aboriginal Finance and Regulation: What Are the Regulatory Impediments to Establishing an Atlantic Canadian Aboriginal Financial Institution?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Tom Cooper
Alex Faseruk
Patrick Phillips
Workplace Review, December 2010, pp. [64]-80
Description
Looks at the regulatory and legislative barriers to address accessibility of capital for First Nations businesses and communities in Atlantic Canada. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p. 64.
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Aboriginal Group Photo

Images » Photographs
Description
A photograph of a group of Aboriginal (Cree) people standing in a row. Two of the women hold infants. They are well dressed in western style clothing: long dresses on the women and jackets and vests for the two men. Most of them have braided hair. A tent and wagon are visible in the background.
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Aboriginal Liaison Officers: Breaking Down the Barriers

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mary Buckskin
Christine Larkin
Aboriginal and Islander health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 6, November/December 1995, pp. 26-28
Description
Researches issues of discrimination between white social workers in ACT Health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, prompting changes and the hiring of an Aboriginal Liaison Officer.
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Aboriginal Literacy: Raising Standards, Blazing Trails

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sally Gaikezehongia
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 27, no. 1, Advancing Aboriginal Language and Literacy, 2003, pp. 41-44
Description
Discusses how the Aboriginal community has managed to retain some cultural roots and embrace a unique form of Aboriginal literacy.
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Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Care Workers: Partners in Caring For Aboriginal Mothers and Babies

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
G. E. Stamp
S. Champion
G. Anderson
B. Warren
D. Stuart-Butler
J. Doolan
C. Boles
L. Callaghan
A. Foale
C. Muyambi
Rural and Remote Health, vol. 8, no. 883, July 25, 2008, pp. 1-12
Description
Examines roles, issues and successes of Anangu Bibi Family Birthing Program, a perinatal care model based on inter-cultural partnerships.
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Aboriginal North American Population and Rates of Decline, ca. A.D. 1500-1900

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Russell Thornton
Current Anthropology, vol. 38, no. 2, April 1997, pp. 310-315
Description
Asserts that pandemics were not the sole cause of population decline but that disease in conjunction with effects of colonialism such as war, relocation and change in diet led to increased mortality and decreased fecundity. Scroll down to page 310.
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The Aboriginal Nutrition Forum

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Karen Rodgers
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 6, November/December 1996, pp. 17-18
Description
Discusses factors effecting nutritious health access and a presentation about the Strong Women, Strong Babies, Strong Culture program.
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Aboriginal People and Community Well-being Off-Reserve

Alternate Title
Urban Aboriginal Communities in Canada: [Complexities, Challenges, Opportunities]
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Stewart Clatworthy
Evelyn Peters
Description
Uses the Community Well-Being Index (CWB) to compare quality of life for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal populations, and discusses regional differences and changes between 2001 and 2006. Chapter from Urban Aboriginal Communities in Canada edited by Peter Dinsdale, Jerry White and Calvin Hanselmann.
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Aboriginal People, Science and Innovation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lorraine Rekmans
The Forestry Chronicle, vol. 78, no. 1, January/February 2002, pp. 101-102
Description
Looks at Aboriginal ecological knowledge and scientific knowledge regarding forest management planning, and discusses how Aboriginal communities need to understand the language that planners use and the objectives they hope to achieve.
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