History

100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces

Alternate Title
One Hundred Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces
Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Miléna Santoro
American Review of Canadian Studies, vol. 36, no. 1, Spring, 2006, pp. 145-147
Description
Book review of: 100 Canadian Heroines by Merna Forster
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100 Years of Loss

Alternate Title
One Hundred Years of Loss
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Legacy of Hope Foundation
Description

Timeline focusing on the evolution of the residential school system in Canada.
Related Material:

Teacher's Guide.

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1621: A New Look at Thanksgiving

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Montana Office of Public Instruction]
Description

Lesson plan for Grades 6-8 focuses on the book by Catherine O'Neill Grace and Margaret M. Bruchac.

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The 1890 Ghost Dance in Nevada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Hittman
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 16, no. 4, 1992, pp. 123-166
Description
Paper attempts to reconstruct the ceremony in its homeland location with the assistance of the Wier Notes (WN) and the Dangberg Composition Notebook (DCN).
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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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The 1990 Alberta Metis Settlements Legislation: An Overview

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Letha MacLachlan
Resources (Canadian Institute of Resources Law), vol. 33, Winter, 1991, pp. [1]-8
Description
Comments on the first time in Canada that the Metis people have ever been granted ownership over lands on a collective basis.
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20 Years Later: Renewing Understanding of the Treaty Land Entitlement Framework Agreement

Alternate Title
Twenty Years Later: Renewing Understanding of the Treaty Land Entitlement
[Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Public Lecture]
[JSGS Public Lecture]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Trisha Delormier-Hill
Dwayne Johns
Harry Lafond
Ron Crowe
Description
Presentation about the Agreement, which was designed to resolve land claims in Saskatchewan. Panelists provide overview of the development and implementation of the Agreement, outline responsibilities of the parties involved, and discuss future opportunities and challenges. Duration: 1:09:56
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200 Years of Unfinished Business

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pat Swan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 29-40
Description
Looks at the removal of Aboriginal children and the continuing effects on mental health and lack of culturally appropriate programs.
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2019 General Population Survey: Results from a Saskatchewan-based Survey on Attitudes toward Reconciliation (Technical Report)

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Office of the Treaty Commissioner (OTC)
Description
Survey consisted of 15 questions in the areas of shared understanding of history, authentic relationships, cultures and worldviews, political, economic and social systems, and racism. In addition 6 demographic questions were asked to determine the characteristics of those who responded. Related material: Saskatchewan's Public Opinion on Reconciliation: Results from a 2019 Provincial Survey.
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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presentor: Donald Worme

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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presenter: Donald Worme
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Donald Worme
Description
First Nation lawyer discusses social justice advocacy for Indigenous peoples, how lawyers can best advocate those who are discriminated against in the civil and criminal justice system and the tools that are available to address judicial inequities. Duration: 52:43.
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20th Century Northern Plains Shirts

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Green
Whispering Wind, vol. 39, no. 3, Issue 271, 2010, pp. 4-12
Description
Looks at the development, materials, and construction of a ceremonial hide shirt. Includes photographs.
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5,000 Little Indians Went to School: A Survey of the First Four Critical Growth Years of School Starters Enrolled in Federal Schools in 1964

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Education Branch
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Description
Surveys completed by teachers in federal schools from 1964 to 1968. Statistics for: entrance age, grade distribution by age and sex, handicapped children, promotion and non-promotion patterns, reasons for non-promotion, school attendance, fluency in language of instruction, and use of the basic oral English course.
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67 Indian Princess Contest Winner

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 4 negatives of the 1967 Indian Princess Contest Winner, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan on June 26, 1967. Scanned image shows the 1967 Indian Princess Contest Winner, accompanied by what appear to be the two runners up.
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8th Fire Guide for Educators

Alternate Title
Guide for Educators
At the Crossroads
Indigenous in the City
It's Time
Whose Land is it Anyway?
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Chelsea Prince
Description
Material for four episodes: Indigenous in the City, It's Time, Whose Land is it Anyway? and At the Crossroads.
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8th Fire: Indigenous in the City

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 13
Eighth Fire: Indigenous in the City
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ryszard Hunka
Charlotte Odele
Coleen Rajotte
Michael Sweeney
Al Lawrence ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at "Concrete Indians" living in urban communities. Duration: 45:10.
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8th Fire: It's Time

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 14
Eighth Fire: It's Time
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Neil Docherty
Connie Walker
Nathalie Bibeau
Jennifer Clibbon
Tony Coleman ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at improving relationships between non-Aboriginals and Aboriginals. Duration: 45:14.
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8th Fire: Whose Land Is It Anyway?

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 15
Eighth Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Michel Philibert
Marie-Claude Pednault
Alfonse Mondello
Hélène Morin
Description
Looks at how the issue of land has effected relationships with Aboriginal people across Canada, citing the James Bay Agreement as an example. Duration: 45:15.
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A.H.O. : Our History

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Elliot McAdam
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, September 1984, pp. 17-19
Description
Provides the history of the Aboriginal Health Organisation (South Australia) from its founding on September 16, 1981 to date of publication.
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The Abenaki Identity Project

Alternate Title
Canadian Studies Report
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Gordon M. Day
Description
An introduction on the history and culture of the Abenaki people of Odanak on the St. Francis River in Quebec and its importance to Canadian history.
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Aboriginal and Quebec Self-Determination under an MAI Regime

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
René R. Gadacz
Native Studies Review, vol. 12, no. 2, Aboriginal Peoples and National Rights Issues in Quebec, 1999, pp. 93-110
Description
Discusses how global economic and political developments such as the Multilateral Agreement on Investment can affect traditional concepts of state territorial sovereignty.
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Aboriginal Archives Guide

Alternate Title
Occasional Paper (Canadian Church Historical Society) ; no. 8
E-Books
Author/Creator
Edward Atkinson
Patricia Kennedy
Wilma MacDonald
Sheree Bonaparte
Krisztina Laszlo
Warren Sinclair
Description
Discusses the importance of preserving oral traditions, oral histories and written archival records.
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Aboriginal Arts Research Initiative: Report on Consultations

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 Awareness Workshop: Alberta Region Module

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Awareness Workshop : Atlantic Region Module
Aboriginal Awareness Workshop : Saskatchewan Region Module
Aboriginal Awareness Workshop : Quebec Region Module
Aboriginal Awareness Workshop : Manitoba Region Module
Aboriginal Awareness Workshop : British Columbia Region Module
Aboriginal Awareness Workshop : Ontario Region Module
Aboriginal Awareness Workshop : Northwest Territories and Nunavut Region Module
E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Description

Brief overview for orientation of departmental employees.

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Aboriginal Child Welfare

Alternate Title
Partnerships for Children and Families Project
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Deena Mandell
Joyce Clouston Carlson
Marshall Fine
Cindy Blackstock
Description
Review and synthesis of theory and research on major issues.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare in British Columbia and Unequal Power Relations: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Travis Holyk
Henry G. Harder
Canadian Review of Social Policy, vol. 74, Spring, 2016, pp. 82-108
Description
Analysis of When Talk Trumped Service: A Decade of Lost Opportunity for Aboriginal Children by the British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth. Argues that while some recommendations are relevant, on the whole the document undermines First Nations' right to self-determination and control over programs and services for their communities.
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Aboriginal Children and Child Welfare Policies

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Stephanie Laskoski
LawNow, vol. 38, no. 6, Bench Marks: Cases That Change the Legal Landscape; Special Report - Aboriginal Law, July/Aug. 2014, p. [?]
Description
Agues that the child welfare system in Canada has become a contemporary Residential School system.
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