Archie O'ar Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Archie O'ar
Ernest Crane
Indian History Film Project
Description
Loss of treaty status due to mistaken identity.
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Archives and Native Claims

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James Morrison
Archivaria, vol. 9, Winter, 1979-80, pp. 15-32
Description
Comments on the government's "White Paper" of June 1969.
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Are the Métis Treaty People?

Alternate Title
Weweni Indigenous Scholars Speaker Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Adam Gaudry
Description
Speaker argues that negotiations between the Red River Métis and the Canadian government prior to passage of The Manitoba Act constituted treaty-making. Duration: 1:04:03.
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Areas of Initiation in the Political Geography of Aboriginal Minorities - Stewart Raby. - Article. - [1974?].

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Stewart Raby
Description
Abstract: The territorial aspirations and achievements of Aboriginal minorities in the common-law jurisdictions of North America, Australia and New Zealand can be divided according to three varieties of political-legal situations; those in areas of initiation, enhancement and omission. In the first of these, to which attention is here confined, there has been no legally defined and protected land-base, and Aboriginal land claims are or have been the subject of recent litigation, negotiation and settlement.
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Arnot Finishes Mandate As Treaty Commissioner

Articles » General
Author/Creator
David Shield
Eagle Feather News, vol. 10, no. 4, April 2007, p. 8
Description
Looks at Arnot's accomplishments during his term as Treaty Commissioner including the creation of educational treaty kits for every classroom in Saskatchewan. Article located by scrolling to page 8.
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Arsene Fontaine Interview #2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Arsene Fontaine
Ray Marnoch
Indian History Film Project
Description
Arsene Fontaine reminiscences.
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Assiniboine Elders Workshop 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred McArthur
Indian History Film Project
Description
History of the White Bear Reserve at Moose Mountain. No date given, probably in the early 1970's.
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Assiniboine Elders Workshop 3

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Donald Medicine Rope
Indian History Film Project
Description
History of the Qu'Appelle Valley Reserves. No date given, probably in the early 1970's.
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Assiniboine Elders Workshop 4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Charles W. Ryder
Indian History Film Project
Description
Charles Ryder tells the story of the settlement of the Carry the Kettle (Assiniboine) Reserve. Also gives a detailed description of old agricultural practices. No date given, probably early 1970's.
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Athabasca Denesuline Inquiry - Aboriginal and Treaty Harvesting Rights: Public Release - July 2008

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description

FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Document contains correspondence/letters, submissions, and oral transcripts in regards to the claim for formal recognition of treaty harvesting rights north of the 60th parallel. Commissioners include: Harry S. LaForme, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and P.E. James Prentice.

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August Sound Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
August Sound
Dave Capot
Dan McLean
Indian History Film Project
Description
A very brief interview touching on treaty rights and on the history of the Swan River Reserve.
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Augustine Yellow Sun and Joe Poor Eagle Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Augustine Yellow Sun
Joe Poor Eagle
Allan J. Wolfleg
Indian History Film Project
Description
Detailed description of what happened at Blackfoot Crossing when Treaty 7 was negotiated; and CPR right of way through the Blackfoot Reserve.
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Augustine Yellow Sun and Joe Poor Eagle Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Augustine Yellow Sun
Joe Poor Eagle
Allan J. Wolfleg
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion of Land rights under Treaty #7; trade of furs for goods; and the dispersal of the Blackfoot people and eventual return to the Blackfoot Reserve under Crowfoot.
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Bad Man Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Bad Man
Harry Shade
Indian History Film Project
Description
Bad Man gives an account of the arrival of white men, acceptance of treaty by Bloods, and subsequent lease of land by Mormons.
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BC Treaty Commission

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Website includes resources, information, publications and reports on issues that are integral to modern treaty making in British Columbia. Includes Aboriginal rights, self government, land and resources, fishing, forestry and financial.
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Bearing and Sharing the Duty to Consult and Accommodate in the Grey Areas in Consultation: Municipalities, Crown Corporations and Agents, Commissions, and the Like

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Nancy Kleer
Lorraine Land
Judith Rae
Description
Looks at role of tribunals in reference to Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. et al. v. Carrier Sekani Tribal Council and the implication of this decision on roles of various commissions. Paper from the Canadian Institute Conference held February 24, 2011.
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Behind the Scenes, Progress is Being Made, Said Bellegarde

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Shari Narine
Windspeaker, vol. 30, no. 12, March 2013, p. 10
Description

Comments on the federal government commitment to work with Aboriginal leaders to improve First Nations issues including job creation and economic growth.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.10.

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Being Indigenous: Resurgences Against Contemporary Colonialism

Alternate Title
Politics of Identity [Series] - IX
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Taiaiake Alfred
Jeff Corntassel
Government and Opposition, vol. 40, no. 4, Autumn, 2005, pp. 597-614
Description
Looks at ways Indigenous communities can renew themselves and withstand further assaults on their identity from corporations, settler societies and states.
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Bernice Granger Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Mrs. Bernice Granger
Dan McLean
Indian History Film Project
Description
A brief interview recounting how the interviewee (age 38 at time of interview) lost her treaty status at the age of 14.
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Best Practices for Consultation and Accommodation

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Meyers Norris Penny
Description
Guide provides Aboriginal perspective on "consultation in good faith" and outlines practices needed to gain positive results for First Nations in British Columbia.
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Big Brother's Hunger

Alternate Title
All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward, Lecture 2
[2018 CBC Massey Lectures]
[Ideas with Paul Kennedy]
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Tanya Talaga
Description
Tanya Talaga, prize-winning journalist and author of Seven Fallen Feathers delivers the the second of the 2018 Massey Lectures in Halifax. Talaga's second lecture focuses on the effects for Indigenous peoples of displacement from their traditional territories and of ongoing contemporary extractive resource economies. Duration: 53:59
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Billy Simpson Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Billy Simpson
J. Deranger
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interviewee recounts stories told to him by his father about the signing of Treaty #8;denial of Indian requests for reserve; and traditional lifestyle.
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Billy Simpson Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Billy Simpson
J. Deranger
Indian History Film Project
Description
A brief account of the treaty negotiations at Fort MacKay and of the subsequent failure to obtain a reserve at Peace Point.
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Blackfoot Digital Library

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Blackfoot Community
Description
Searchable digital library includes links to historical field notes, photographs, interviews, documents, photographs, etc.
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The Blakeney Government and the Settlement of Treaty Indian Land Entitlements in Saskatchewan, 1975-1982

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James M. Pitsula
Journal of the Canadian Historical Association: Historical Papers, vol. 24, no. 1, 1989, pp. 190-209
Description
Discussion of the conflict between the provincial government understanding of 'spirit and intent' of Treaty and the inflexible Federal Office of Native Claims' preoccupation with "lawful obligation."
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BNA Act To Remain In Westminster

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 9, no. 7, July 1979, pp. 3-4
Description
Excluded from the Constitutional discussions in Canada, First Nations travel to England to plead that the British Parliament ask the Canadian government to entrench Indian Treaty and Aboriginal rights when the Constitution is brought to Canada.
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Book Review

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Don Lewis Lee Cardinal
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 18, no. 1, 1998, pp. 191-193
Description
Book review of: Loyal Till Death: Indians and the NorthWest Rebellion by Blair Stonechild and Bill Waiser.
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[Book Review]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Michael Kew
Canadian Journal of Sociology, vol. 21, no. 4, Autumn, 1996, pp. 577-579
Description
Book review of: Unjust Relations: Aboriginal Rights in Canadian Courts edited by Peter Kulchyski.
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