Literature & Stories

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 2/4

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
Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
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1981 Elders' Conference 3/4

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
Elders discuss the loss of traditional religion and values; the relationship between traditional religions and Christianreligions; some stories of the creation and the flood.
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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 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 3/5

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 stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people.Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
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1982 Elders Conference 5/5

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
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angust Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion of Cree funeral songs. Includes a story of a woman's vision of the afterlife.
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1983 Elders' Conference 1/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Return to traditional ceremonies ; traditional vs. non-Indian education ; story of a trickster (Woojy Panaquad) ; electoral attitudes and responsibilities.
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1983 Elders' Conference 3/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Box
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Talks of a prophecy about serpents which will fight over the Earth ; Hopi prophecies about the coming of the white man ; emphasis for unity among Indian peoples ; importance of living in harmony with nature ; and biblical stories through Indian eyes.
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1983 Elders' Conference 4/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Robert
Indian History Film Project
Description
The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role ofelders as a source of knowledge.
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400 Kilometres

Alternate Title
Four Hundred Kilometres
Someday Trilogy
Twentieth Century North American Drama
E-Books » Restricted Access
Author/Creator
Drew Hayden Taylor
Description
Originally published by Talonbooks, 2005.
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"The 7-11 of My Dreams": Pop Culture in Sherman Alexie's Short Fiction

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stephanie Gordon
Studies in Popular Culture, vol. 24, no. 2, October 2001, pp. 29-36
Description
Focuses on short stories in the collection The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. Discusses treatment of mainstream misrepresentations of Native Americans and issues of identity.
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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?
E-Books » 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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"Aboriginal Art: Who Was Interested?"

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daniel Thomas
Journal of Art Historiography, no. 4, June 2011, pp. 1-10
Description
Looks at art-museum attraction to Aboriginal art. Revised article originally titled: "Aboriginal Art as Art: Who Was Interested?".
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Aboriginal Book List

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Erin L B. Williams
Description
Developed to help with selection of material for classrooms or libraries. Information on how to choose books as well as evaluations of specific titles.
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Aboriginal Books for Teens

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Edmonton Public Library
Description
Site contains links to catalogue records and brief descriptions of publications held at the Edmonton Public Library that would be of interest to teens.
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Aboriginal Canada Revisited

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Roy Todd
British Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 22, no. 2, 2009, pp. 270-271
Description
Book review: Aboriginal Canada Revisited edited by Kerstin Knopf.
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Aboriginal Literature (Canada)

Alternate Title
Literature Online
Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Brief history of two categories, "Inuit literature" and "Native and Métis literature" from from Routledge Encyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English.
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Aboriginal Materials for Children

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Edmonton Public Library
Description
Site contains links to Edmonton Public Library catalogue records and brief descriptions of publications that would be of interest to Aboriginal children.
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Aboriginal Research Resources

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Portal "brings together inter-disciplinary sources and information relating to Indigenous Studies and Native-newcomer relations at the University of Saskatchewan". Contains links to library & archive holdings, other collections, scholarly output, etc.
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Aboriginal Societies

Alternate Title
[Voices and Visions: A Story of Canada. Teacher Resource]
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
[Daniel Francis]
Description
Teacher's resource for chapter 1 in Voices and Visions: A Story of Canada, a Grade 7 social studies textbook.
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[Aboriginal Student Engagement and Achievement]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Nathalie Kauffeld
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 4, no. 1, Reshaping the Northern Imaginary, February 2016, p. [?]
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Student Engagement and Achievement by Lorenzo Cherubini.
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Aboriginal Students' Writing

Alternate Title
[McDowell Foundation Research] Project ; no. 8
[Teaching and Learning Research Exchange]
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sherry Detchon
Sandra Harris
Bernice Odeen
Lucy Howes
Description
Study evaluated the progress of three classes of primary students who were using the process laid out in the Saskatchewan English Language Arts Elementary Curriculum and concluded that it was appropriate for Aboriginal children. School situated on Onion Lake Cree Nation territory.
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Aboriginal Trivia For Summertime Fun

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Drew Hayden Taylor
Windspeaker, vol. 17, no. 3, July 1999, p. 13
Description
Trivia about First Nation and Metis issues, divided into easy, moderate and difficult questions, with scores for grading individual knowledge.
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Aboriginal Voices Resist Colonial History

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Kevin Brophy
Eureka Street, vol. 18, no. 13, July 4, 2008, pp. 31-32
Description
Book review of: The Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature edited by Anita Heiss and Peter Minter.
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Aboriginal Ways of Using English

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Samantha Disbray
Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, vol. 37, no. 3, 2014, pp. 276-279
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Ways of Using English by Diana Eades.
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