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1885 Canadian Pacific Railway Telegrams

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jeremy Mohr
Saskatchewan History, vol. 68, no. 1, Spring, 2016, pp. 6-11
Description
Brief article describes the Saskatchewan Archives acquisition of a ledger of telegraphs from the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) telegraph station at Clark’s Crossing, near Saskatoon, dated April 18 - June 26, 1885. Many telegraphs discuss the battles of the 1885 North-West Resistance, the capture of Louis Riel, and contain historically relevant names: Edgar Dewdney, Major General Middlton, Pasqua (Chief Paskwa), Pitikwahanapiwiyin (Chief Poundmaker), Mistahimaskwa (Chief Big Bear), Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald. Entire Issue on one .pdf, scroll to page 6.
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The 7 Cs: A First Nations' Guide to Planning and Reporting Standards

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
British Columbia First Nations Data Governance Initiative (BCFNDGI)
Description
The seven categories are: culture and languages, community driven and Nation-based, community engagement,,communication, collaboration, connection and commitment. For each category a value statement, a standards outline statement, and outcomes are given.
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Abandoned Mid-Canada Radar Line Sites in the Western James Region of Northern Ontario, Canada: A Source of Organochlorines for First Nations People?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leonard J. S. Tsuji
Bruce C. Wainman
Ian D. Martin
Jean-Philippe Weber
Celine Sutherland
et al.
Science of the Total Environment, vol. 370, no. 2/3, November 2006, pp. 452-466
Description
Examines patterns of differences, with respect to body burden of organochlorines(PCBs), between residents of the Ontario First Nations of Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Hamilton to assess whether the presence of Site 050 at Fort Albany influenced higher organochlorine body burden.
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Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative: First Nation Community Health Video

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Children's Hurt & Healing (ACHH) Initiative
John R. Sylliboy
Margot Latimer
Sharon Rudderham
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 13, no. 2, Special Audiovisual Edition, 2019, p. [12]
Description
Links to short video which discusses the ACHH's research on helping healthcare professionals to understand pain and hurt from a Mi'kmaw perspective. Research done in collaboration with Artist Alan Syliboy, illustrates how participants think about and express pain. ACHH Initiative Duration 5:03
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Aboriginal Community-Based Criteria & Indicators: A Localised Approach

Alternate Title
SFM Network Research Note Series ; no. 28
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kristin Kopra
Marc Stevenson
Description
Looks at a project that developed a set of criteria and indicators (C&I) that were specific to a land base subject to a cooperative management planning agreement between the Province of Alberta and the Little Red River Cree Nation in northern Alberta.
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Aboriginal Governance Index: A 2006 Ranking of Manitoba’s First Nations

Alternate Title
Policy Series (Frontier Centre for Public Policy) ; no. 28
[Aboriginal Governance Index, 2006-2007]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Don Sandberg
Dennis Owens
Rebecca Walberg
Description
Index based on six broad areas: elections, administration, human rights, transparency, services and economy. Meant to be a benchmark for First Nations to measure their progress in achieving responsible self-government.
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Aboriginal Health Learning in the Forest and Cultivated Gardens: Building a Nutritious and Sustainable Food System

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mirella L. Stroink
Connie H. Nelson
Journal of Agromedicine, vol. 14, no. 2, Sixth International Symposium: Public Health and the Agricultural-Rural Ecosystem, 2009, pp. 263-269
Description
Reports findings of the Learning Garden program conducted with the Ginoogaming First Nation and the Aroland First Nation.
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Aboriginal Health Transition Fund Conference

Alternate Title
Sharing of Wisdom Keepers: Translating the Aboriginal Health Transition Fund (AHTF) Experience
Web Sites » Governmental
Description
Website links to presentations from Sharing of Wisdom Keepers: Translating the Aboriginal Health Transition Fund (AHTF) Experience conference held in Saskatoon on June 9th and 10th, 2010.
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Aboriginal Issues on Back Burner in Campaign

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Star-Phoenix, September 19, 2008, p. A11
Description
Explores reasons why there is a low First Nations voter turnout in federal elections and why this trend has to stop.
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Aboriginal Labour in the North-West

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ron Bourgeault
Prairie Forum, vol. 31, no. 2, Fall, 2006, pp. 273-304
Description
Explores the historical background of the Aboriginal labour force prior to Saskatchewan forming a province in 1905.
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Aboriginal Peoples

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Description
Information on the history and culture of the four Aboriginal groups who inhabit Newfoundland: the Inuit, Innu, Micmac and the Metis.
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Aboriginal Peoples and Mining in Canada: Six Case Studies

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Christine Cleghorn
Description
Case studies provide an overview of how aboriginal communities have come to terms with mining and mineral exploration in their territories. They are: Innu Nation and Inco's Voisey's Bay Nickel Mine/Mill; Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation and BHP Diamonds Inc.; Tahltan First Nation, the mining industry, and environmental assessment; Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation and B.Y.G. Mt. Nansen Gold Mine; Makivik Corporation and Falconbridge's Raglan Mine; and Nishnawbi-Aski Nation and Ontario's living legacy.
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Aboriginal Poverty Higher on the Prairies

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, August 16, 2004, p. B1
Description
Examines the Association for Canadian Studies' report on the substandard socio-economic conditions of First Nations people in Saskatchewan.
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Aboriginal Spiritual Journey: Veterans Question Government's Sincerity

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paul Barnsley
Windspeaker, vol. 23, no. 9, December 2005, p. 8
Description

During the Aboriginal Spiritual Journey to France, First Nations veteran, Howard Anderson discusses how unfulfilled veterans’ benefits continue to be a source of contention between First Nations veterans and the federal government.

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

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Aboriginal Tourism

Alternate Title
Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality in BC
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Keith Henry
Terry Hood
Description
Looks at history, socio-political context, rights, markets, authenticity, partnerships, and success of Aboriginal tourism industry in British Columbia. Chapter 12 in book: Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality in BC edited by Morgan Westcott.
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Aboriginal Water Rights Primer

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Merrell-Ann S. Phare
Description
Produced as a result of dissatisfaction with the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs' engagement process for the development of proposed legislative framework for drinking water in First Nation communities. Looks at three types of water-related rights: water, self-government, and adequate levels of environment protection.
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Absence of Women in FSIN Election Regrettable

Alternate Title
Absence of Women in Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Election Regrettable
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Star-Phoenix, September 26, 2008, p. A13
Description
Promotes the inclusion of female candidates in FSIN political campaigns.
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Acceptance of Manufactured Housing in First Nations’ Communities in Atlantic Canada

Alternate Title
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-017
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Ausra Burns
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Description
Project's goal was to identify barriers, opportunities, and economic and social development derived from adoption of prefabricated houses. Includes research highlight and full report.
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Access to Safe and Sustainable Drinking Water Sources in First Nations Communities [Webinar]

Alternate Title
Clcahl (Hullcar) Aquifer: Splatsin Drinking Water Contamination
Creating a Blue Dialogue
POLIS Project on Ecological Governance
Water Realities in Indigenous Communities
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Lalita Bharadwaj
Kukpi7 (Chief) Wayne Christian
Description
First presenter discusses the current state of water in First Nations communities and challenges in the areas of source water, treatment, and water supply systems. Second speaker discusses the groundwater contamination in British Columbia's Hullcar Valley and what the crisis means for the Splatsin people. Related Material: Webinar Summary.
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Achieving Consensus For a Policy Action to Reduce Alcohol Problems in the Unceded Indian Reserve of Wikwemikong: Wikwemikong Alcohol Policy Consensus

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Claire Narbonne-Fortin
Margaret Rylett
Susan Manitowabi
Ron Douglas
Louis Gliksman
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 21, no. 1, 2001, pp. 161-177
Description
Describes the process involved in developing a policy to manage the use of alcohol in recreational facilities, including policy regulations, community survey results, and indicators of success.
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An Act to amend the Indian Act. [Assented to 28th June, 1922.]

Alternate Title
12 - 13 George V. Chap. 26. An Act to Amend the Indian Act. [Assented to 28th June, 1922.]
National Aboriginal Document Database
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Government of Canada
Description
Amendments include changes regarding Indian band boards and how land may be taken to act upon the Soldier Settlement Act, of 1919.
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An Act to Amend the Indian Act. [Assented to 31st March, 1927.]

Alternate Title
17 George V. Chap. 32. An Act to Amend the Indian Act
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Government of Canada
Description
Amendments include how the Governor in Council may direct and authorize the expenditure of capital for any purpose for the general welfare of the band.
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Activity Implementation as a Reflection of Living in Balance: The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Treena Delormier
Margaret Cargo
Rhonda Kirby
Alex McComber
Joyce Rice
Louise Potvin
Pimatziwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring, 2003, pp. 145-163
Description
Study aimed at developing a theoretical framework for implementation of a program of intervention activities.
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Acts of Defiance

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Alec MacLeod
Description
Mohawks of Kanehsatake and their supporters from Kahnawake, stand-off against the Quebec police and the Canadian military in defense of a sacred burial ground.This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised. Duration: 104:34.
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Adhesion to Canadian Indian Treaties and the Lubicon Lake Dispute

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Thomas Flanagan
Canadian Journal of Law and Society, vol. 7, 1992, pp. 185-206
Description
Discusses the dispute as to whether Lubicons are included in Treaty Eight or live on unceded land and are therefore entitled to an external adhesion. A commentary on this article appears in the Canadian Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 7, 1992, pp. 207-212.
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