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The 2011 Swedish Supreme Court Ruling: A Turning Point for Saami Rights

Alternate Title
The 2011 Swedish Supreme Court Ruling: A Turning Point for Sami Rights
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anett Sasvari
Hugh Beach
Nomadic Peoples , vol. 15, no. 2, Winter, 2011, pp. 130-135
Description
Discusses court case between landowners and Sami reindeer herders regarding land entitlements whereby the supreme court upheld the Sami customary right to graze reindeer on private lands.
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Aboriginal Communities/Mineral Companies/Governments Working Together: A Checklist to Assist Mineral Companies Active in Areas Near Aboriginal Communities

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Communities / Mineral Companies / Governments Working Together: A Checklist to Assist Mineral Companies Active in Areas Near Aboriginal Communities
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
Description
Provides a checklist that has been developed to provide interested companies with some guidance regarding relationships and communication with Aboriginal people.
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Aboriginal Horizontal Framework

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Horizontal Framework: Programs and Spending Overview
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Treasury Board Secretariat
Government of Canada]
Description
Overview of Aboriginal-direct programming and spending offered by the Government of Canada. The 360 programs and services are arranged under seven thematic headings: Health, Lifelong Learning, Housing, Safe and Sustainable Communities, Economic Opportunities, Lands and Resources and Governance and Relationships.
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An Act Respecting Oil and Gas in Indian Lands. [Assented to 20th December, 1974]

Alternate Title
23 Elizabeth II. Chapter 15. An Act Respecting Oil and Gas in Indian Lands
Indian Oil and Gas Act
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Government of Canada
Description
Cited as Indian Oil and Gas Act. Section 7 provided for consultation, on a continuing basis, with Indian bands most directly affected by oil and gas activities.
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Adult Education and Land Use Planning

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
George A. Van Otten
Ruth J. Narcho
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 19, no. 3, May 1980, pp. [5-7]
Description
Successful techniques used in citizen workshops to provide people of the Navajo Nation with the basic information and tools needed to actively participate in land use planning.
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After Chiapas: Aboriginal Land and Resistance in the New North America

Alternate Title
After Chiapas Aboriginal Land and Resistance in the New North America
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Deborah Simmons
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 1999, pp. 119-148
Description
Analysis the relationship between economic restructuring and Aboriginal land rights in light of the 1994 conflict in Chiapas, Mexico and suggests that fundamental differences can provide directions for finding solutions.
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Agreement Details Clear Path on Consultation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Shari Narine
Windspeaker, vol. 28, no. 7, October 2010, p. 8
Description
Discusses an agreement, signed by the federal government, the provincial goverment and the Mi'kmaq people, that states the M'ikmaq will be consulted on any activities that take place in the province of Nova Scotia that has the potential to impact them.
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Alexis First Nation, TransAlta Utilities - Right of Way, Public Edition

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Document contains statements of claim, correspondence/letters, maps and transcripts in regards to Calgary Power's (now TransAlta) access to electrical transmission right of way granted in the 1950s and 1960s. The Commissioners include: Roger J. Augustine, Daniel J. Bellegarde, Sheila G. Purdy.
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American Indian Relative Ranching Efficiency

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ronald L. Trosper
American Economic Review, vol. 68, no. 4, September 1978, pp. 503-516
Description
Suggests that land tenure or other institutional problems, not managerial deficiencies underlie Native American challenges in equalling non-Native operating efficiencies.
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American Indians, Place Meanings and the Old/New West

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leo McAvoy
Journal of Leisure Research, vol. 34, no. 4, 2002, pp. 383-396
Description
Looks at cultural differences in place meanings for national parks, national forests, wilderness, and protected areas. Discusses some pan-Indian characteristics or positions.
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Baguio's Urban Ecosystem: A Scoping Study

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Maria Lorena C. Cleto
Joaquin K. Cariño
Indigenous Perspectives, vol. 10, On the Baguio Urban Ecosystem, 2012, pp. 1-58
Description
Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page [1]. Provides an overview, facts and figures and an analysis of the urban ecosystem.
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“Being Judged by Its Fruits”: Transforming Indian Land into Orchards along the Arkansas River, 1800–1867

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John J. Buchkoski
Great Plains Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 1, Winter, January 10, 2019, pp. 39-58
Description
Author compares the way in which settlers in the Arkansas River Valley made use of the natural land to cultivate orchards and vineyards to the way local Indigenous nations had lived on the land.
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Benefits of Aboriginal Land Use Studies

Alternate Title
SFM Network Research Note Series ; no. 26
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Kristin Kopra
Marc Stevenson
Description
Summarizes findings of previously studies and identifies several benefits and recommendations.
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Best Practices for Consultation and Accommodation

E-Books » 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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Beyond the Indian Act: [Restoring Aboriginal Property Rights]

E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Tom Flanagan
Christopher Alcantara
Andre Le Dressay
Description
Looks at the least prosperous demographic group in Canada. Introduction from: Beyond the Indian Act: Restoring Aboriginal Property Rights by Tom Flanagan, Christopher Alcantara, Andre Le Dressay.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Christopher Paci
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 175-177
Description
Book review of: The Campo Indian Landfill War: The Fight For Gold in California's Garbage by Dan McGovern.
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Canada’s North: What’s the Plan?

Alternate Title
The 2010 CIBC Scholar-in-Residence Lecture
[Conference Board of Canada Publication]
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Thomas Berger
Steven A. Kennett
Hayden King
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Canadian Arctic Resources Committee

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Canadian Arctic Resources Committee
Description
"Organization dedicated to the long-term environmental and social well being of northern Canada and its peoples" established as a response to the Mackenzie Valley pipeline. Includes links to programmes and resource centre.
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