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1978 Education and Elders Conference 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Jim McGregor
Leonard Nokis
Ed Newberry
Lawrence Mahdabee
Wildred Owl
Chief Chiblow
Violet Pitwanikwat
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1981 Elders' Conference 1/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference discussing Indian and Christian creation myths, reflections on education and religion, comparison of Indian and non-Indian values, and the loss of traditional values and beliefs and the movement to recover them.
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1981 Elders' Conference 4/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference about prophecies and the recovery of traditional values, the role of Elders in the community, and the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine.
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1982 Elders Conference (1/5)

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
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1982 Elders Conference 2/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders discuss traditional religion, it's relationship to Christian religions and its place in traditional healingpractices.
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1982 Elders Conference 4/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference discussing comparison of Indian and Christian religions and religious ceremonies, traditional songs and dances, and history of Europeans in North America from the Indian viewpoint.
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2007 Saskatchewan Book Awards Winners Announced

Alternate Title
Saskatchewan Book Awards Winners Announced
Articles » General
Eagle Feather News, vol. 10, no. 12, December 2007, p. 10
Description
Looks at a Saskatchewan book award winner who is not only an author but also a lawyer and a trapper. Article located by scrolling to page 10.
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Aberrant Radiocarbon Dates on an Inuit Arrowhead

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
D. Erle Nelson
Robert McGhee
Arctic, vol. 55, no. 4, December 2002, pp. 345-[?]
Description
Describes processes used to resolve discrepancy in dating Thule culture artifact made from material that was ancient at the time the tool was created.
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Aboriginal Community Incomes and Migration in the NWT: Policy Issues and Alternatives

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peter Gardner
Canadian Public Policy, vol. 20, no. 3, September 1994, pp. 297-317
Description
Recommends ways to keep Aboriginal people in their communities by offering support for sustaining hunting, fishing and trapping through co-management of renewable resources, better use of under utilized resources, training and support for wildlife harvesters and more support for entrepreneurship.
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Aboriginal Forestry in New Brunswick: Conflicting Paradigms

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sherrie Blakney
Environments, vol. 31, no. 1, 2003, pp. 61-78
Description
Looks at strategies of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal loggers; examines the historical context behind the confusion and conflict seen in the Aboriginal forestry practices of one First Nation community; and offers recommendations for Aboriginal forestry policy in New Brunswick.
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Aboriginal Health and Muttonbirding

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Patsy Cameron
Phyllis Pitchford
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 4, December 1985, pp. 12-13
Description
Describes the practice of muttonbirding, the seasonal gathering of the chicks of seabirds for food, oil and feathers by Aboriginal people in Furneaux Group of islands north of Tasmania.
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Aboriginal Law: The Métis Hunting Case R. v. Powley

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Fred R. Fenwick
Law Now, vol. 28, no. 4, February/March 2004, p. [?]
Description
Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada concerning traditional rights of Metis as Aboriginal peoples and recognition of the right to exercise them.
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Aboriginal Rights and Canadian Environmental Policy:

Enhancing Sustainability or a Justification of Deregulation?

Alternate Title
Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference; 79th, 2007
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Frances Widdowson
Description
Looks at the arguments put forward in support of the claim that Aboriginal peoples exhibit an inherent ecological consciousness; and examines the policy implications of expanding Aboriginal jurisdiction over environmental protection.
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Aboriginal Weapons and Pipe

Images » Photographs
Description
A photograph of various Aboriginal artifacts including a bow and quiver with arrows, a flintlock pistol, an axe head, and a pipe. On the back is inscribed "This bow is half wood and half sinew There is no other like it in Canada. The Two long painted arrows were used on Buffalo. The gun is a flint lock." Presumably from a private collection in Medicine Hat, Alberta. On the back is typed "The Pender Agencies . . . Medicine Hat Canada".
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Aboriginal Women as Providers: The 1830s on the Swan

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sylvia J. Hallam
Aboriginal History, vol. 15, no. 1, 1991, pp. 38-53
Description
Looks at the ways the European settlers kept Aboriginal women from accessing their own land and depriving them of harvesting their staples.
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Abram Williams Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Abram Williams
Alex Cywink
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview with Abram Williams where he gives an account of divining for water as well as an account of Longhouse ceremonies.
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Across Australia ... From Health Worker to Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rae Mick
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 2, no. 4, December 1978, pp. 32-34
Description
Describes the, 'bush' foods and medicinal choices available to Aboriginal people before widespread European influence appeared in the Australian outback.
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An Act further to amend "The Indian Act". [Assented to 28th August, 1891.]

Alternate Title
54-55 Victoria Chap. 30 An Act further to amend The Indian Act.
54-55 Victoria Chap. 30 An Act to Amend the Act Providing for the Organization of the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada.
National Aboriginal Document Database
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Government of Canada
Description
Amendments include the removal of non-Aboriginal people from reserve land and states that non-Aboriginals who lease reserve land may not hunt or fish on that land.
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Ada Clegg Interview #2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ada Clegg
David Stevenson
Indian History Film Project
Description
Discusses attitudes toward the dead and traditional medicine.
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Adam Hardisty

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Hardisty
Margaret Stobie
Indian History Film Project
Description
Adam Hardisty gives a general account of his life including techniques for gathering wild rice.
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Adult Inuk Male Skinning Seal.

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans Dommasch
Description
Description by Dommasch: "Arctic Circle #1 Wager Bay; July 1990. A seal caught in a fishing net is skinned". In [Nunavut].
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