CAUT Guide to Acknowledging Traditional Territory

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
Description
Provides protocols for recognizing First Nations traditional territories appropriate for each local region. Presented for academic post-secondary audience.
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The Cayuga Claims: A Background Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Howard A. Vernon
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 4, no. 3, 1980, pp. 21-35
Description
Explains Canadian Cayuga Indian claims against New York State for their share of perpetual annuity payments agreed to in a Treaty.
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The Century-Long Displacement and Dispossession of the Maasai in Kenya

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joseph Ole Simel
Indigenous Affairs, no. 4, Land Rights: A Key Issue, 2004, pp. 42-46
Description
Reports that the Maasai customary land tenure system and most traditional practices are no longer applicable because of present land policies and laws. To access this article, scroll down to page 42.
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Chakikum (Splashing Water) - Portrait

Images » Photographs
Description
Portrait of Chakikum (Splashing Water) of the Willow Cree Band. On reverse is information relating to Chakikum and location of photographs of him.

Historical note:

Chakikum (Splashing Water) of the Willow Cree Band, returned to Canada after a ten-year exile in the United States, when the Canadian government offered an amnesty to participants in the North West Rebellion.
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The Challenge of First Nations History in a Colonial World

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Charles R. Menzies
Canadian Issues, Canada West to East: Teaching History in a Time of Change, Fall, 2006, pp. 44-46
Description
Public response to the Nisga's Agreement in Principle and colonial misconceptions. To access article scroll to p. 44.
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The Charles J. Kappler "Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties" Internet Site at the Oklahoma State University

Alternate Title
Faculty Publications, UNL Libraries ; 8
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Charles D. Bernholz
Suzanne L. Holcombe
Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services, vol. 29, no. 1, March 2005, pp. 82-89
Description
Describes use of collection of post-Independence treaty texts made between the Indian Nations and United States federal government. Provides research examples.
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Charlie Blackman Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Charlie Blackman
Louis Rain
Indian History Film Project
Description
Charlie Blackman describes his understanding of Treaty #6.
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Charlie Coming Singing Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Charlie Coming Singing
Dila Provost
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview discussing the taking and interpretation of Treaty #7, and the establishment of the Blood Reserve.
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Chief Bellegarde on Treaty Governance

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Warren Goulding
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 30, no. 2, Spring, 2000, p. 20
Description
His views on the process that can lead to a new governance and fiscal relationship for Treaty First Nations in Saskatchewan.
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Chief John James Courtoirelle Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
John James Courtoirelle
Richard Lightning
Indian History Film Project
Description
The chief of the Beaver Ranch Reserve describes how the establishment of Wood Buffalo National Park has affected the Indians.
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Chief John James Courtoirelle Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
John James (Chief) Courtoirelle
Richard Lightning
Indian History Film Project
Description
The chief of Beaver Ranch Reserve discusses unsuccessful attempts to have Beaver Ranch and Tall Cree Reserves expanded.
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Chief One Gun Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Chief One Gun
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview where Chief One Gun tells of his father's recollections of the signing of an unspecified treaty. He also tells of a Brave Dog Society prayer meeting.
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Chiefs Establish Wildlife Commission

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Gloria Ledoux
Saskatchewan Indian, March/April 1990, p. 6
Description
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations (FSIN) establishes an Indian Wildlife and Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Commission.
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Chiefs Turn Up the Heat on Treaty Rights

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Isha Thompson
Windspeaker, vol. 27, no. 10, January 2010, p. 8
Description

Comments on issues of treaty rights and fair revenues from reserve resources, and discusses a contract between Onion Lake Cree Nation and an Asian government to build a refinery on Cree land.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.8.

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Chippewa Tri-Council Inquiry: Beausoleil First Nation, Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, Chippewas of Mnjikaning (Rama) First Nation: Coldwater-Narrows Reservation Surrender Claim

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background of claim presented to the Indian Claims Commission (ICC) concerning the validity of the surrender of the reserve to the Crown. No inquiry was conducted as the claim was accepted for negotiation under the Specific Claims Policy. Commissioners include: Roger J. Augstine, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and Renée Dupuis. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Chippewa Tri-Council Inquiry: Chippewas of Beausoleil First Nation, Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, Chippewas of Rama First Nation: Collins Treaty Claim

E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background to claim presented to the Indian Claims Commission (ICC) regarding the validity of Collins Treaty. ICC assisted the two parties in reaching an agreement in principle. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Chippewas of Kettle & Stoney Point First Nation Inquiry, 1927 Surrender Claim, Public Edition, July 2008

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description

FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Contains historical documents, transcripts, correspondence/letters, reports, exhibits, minutes, and submissions regarding the surrender of some of the reserve lands in 1927, 100 years after the treaty was signed. Commissioners include: Roger J. Augstine and Daniel J. Bellegarde.

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Chippewas Tri-Council Coldwater-Narrows Reservation, July 2008

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Contains historical documents, draft reports and both the English and French inquiry reports relating to a claim alleging that the reservation had never been properly surrendered to the Crown. Commissioners include: Roger J. Augustine, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and Renée Dupuis. [These files were created and compiled by the ICC and provided to the Indigenous Studies Portal in 2009 to make widely available in online format.]
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Chris Bull Shields Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Chris Bull Shields
Mike Devine
Indian History Film Project
Description
Chris Bull Shields, age 73, describes the signing of Treaty #7, and the establishment of the boundaries of the Blood Reserve.
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Citizens Plus

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Indian Chiefs of Alberta
Aboriginal Policy Studies, vol. 1, no. 2, 2011, pp. 188-281
Description

Also known as the "Red Paper". Written in response to the White Paper Policy, discusses the political and legal debates concerning the position of Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

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Clara Pratt Interview #1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Clara Pratt
Alex Cywink
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of reserve life. She gives a description of Indian games and tells of the establishment of the Gordon Reserve, Saskatchewan
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Clarifying the Role and Responsibilities For Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation Within DND/CF

Alternate Title
Clarifying the Role and Responsibilities For Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation Within Department of Defense/Canadian Forces
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ken Osborne
Description
Reviews important sections from the Supreme Court of Canada decisions in the Haida Nation v. British Columbia and related case Taku River Tlingit First Nation v. Minister of Forests.
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Clayoquot Sound Interm Measures Extension Agreement: A Bridge to Treaty

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
British Columbia
Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
the Ahousaht First Nation
the Hesquiaht First Nation
the Toquaht First Nation
Ucluele First Nation
Description
Agreement between the province of British Columbia and the Hawiith of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation, the Ahousaht First Nation, the Hesquiaht First Nation, the Toquaht First Nation and the Ucluele First Nation.
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Clearing the Plains

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
James Daschuk
Description
Author of Clearing the Plains speaks about how government policy, use of food as a weapon to force First Nations to sign treaties, and its failure to fulfill treaty obligations contributed to the famine and disease which decimated Indigenous population. Duration: 1:40: 58.
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"Co-Existance of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Land Rights: Australia and Canada Compared in Light of the Wik Decision "

Alternate Title
"Co-Existence of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Land Rights: Australia and Canada Compared in Light of the Wik Decision "
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kent McNeil
Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 4, no. 5, 1997, pp. 4-9
Description
Looks at the way courts in Australia and Canada deal with indigenous rights and concludes that Canadian courts do more to preserve rights in the face of Crown grants.
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Co-management of Aboriginal Resources

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Tracy Campbell
Information North, vol. 22, no. 1
Description
Examines reasons for supporting Aboriginal participation in the management and development of surrounding land and resources for the economic sustainability of Aboriginal communities.
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Colin Trindle Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Colin Trindle
Alfred J. Beaver
Indian History Film Project
Description
Mr. Trindle, aged 78, has spent most of his adult life in the Trout Lake/Peerless Lake area and is a former chief--talks about promises of a reserve in the area; surveying of boundaries; duration of occupation of area; and traditional lifestyles.
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Colin Trindle Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Colin Trindle
Indian History Film Project
Description
Mr. Trindle, aged 70 [approximately], is a former chief. He speaks of the promise of a reserve in Trout Lake/Peerless Lake area.
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Columbus' Ghost: Past Infringements and the Duty to Consult

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Bruce McIvor
Description
Looks at when to apply duty to consult to address encroachment on Aboriginal rights, title and Treaty rights. Comments on Louis v. British Columbia (Minister of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources, 2013.
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Community Healing and Aboriginal Self-Government

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada: Current Trends and Issues
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Josée Lavoie
John D. O'Neil
Jeffrey Reading
Description
Examines implications of self-government in health for improving provision of services and providing a voice in political health systems. Chapter in book: Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada: Current Trends and Issues edited by J. H. Hylton.
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