Assimilation

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200 Years of Unfinished Business

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pat Swan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 29-40
Description
Looks at the removal of Aboriginal children and the continuing effects on mental health and lack of culturally appropriate programs.
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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 Cultural Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
J. W. Berry
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 1999, pp. 1-36
Description
Argues that for problems of identity the strategy for change requires committed leadership, populations that demand change, and changes to institutions and bureacracies.
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Aboriginal Education in Canada: A Postcolonial Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Malreddy Pavan Kumar
AlterNative, vol. 5, no. 1, 2009, pp. 42-57
Description
Looks at the colonization and assimilation of Aboriginal peoples in the education system; and discusses the problems, prospects, and future direction of Aboriginal learning in Canada.
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Aboriginal Education in Canada: A Retrospective and a Prospective

Alternate Title
Indian Education: Past, Present and Future
Our Peoples' Education: Cut the Shackles, Cut the Crap and Cut the Mustard
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Verna J. Kirkness
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 39, no. 1, Special Issue 2, Fall , 1999, pp. [14-30]
Description
Reprint two articles, one published in 1985 entitled: Indian Education: Past, Present and Future and a second published in 1998: Our Peoples' Education: Cut the Shackles, Cut the Crap and Cut the Mustard.
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Aboriginal Group Photo

Images » Photographs
Description
A photograph of a group of Aboriginal (Cree) people standing in a row. Two of the women hold infants. They are well dressed in western style clothing: long dresses on the women and jackets and vests for the two men. Most of them have braided hair. A tent and wagon are visible in the background.
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Aboriginal Identity: A Perspective on Hegemony and the Implications for Canadian Citizenship

Alternate Title
Ministry of Advanced Education's 3rd Annual Post Secondary Education Forum
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frank Deer
in education exploring our connective educational landscape, vol. 17, no. 3, Autumn, 2011, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the hegemonic value system imposed on Aboriginal peoples, the impact on cultural identity, and the connection to citizenship in the realm of education.
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Aboriginal Military Service and Assimilation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Noah Riseman
Aboriginal History, vol. 38, 2014, pp. 155-178
Description
Focuses on three Aboriginal veterans and the prejudices they faced as they attempted to assimilate into mainstream Australian society.
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Aboriginal Reconciliation Still a Long Way to Go

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bebe Loff
Ian Anderson
Lancet, vol. 355, no. 9220, June 10, 2000, p. 2070
Description
Comments on the Australian Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and gives examples of injustices and how relations have deteriorated.
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Aboriginal Students and Canadian Citizenship Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frank Deer
The Journal of Educational Thought, vol. 42, no. 1, Spring, 2008, pp. 69-82
Description
Discussion of Aboriginal education and its relationship with accepted conceptions of Canadian citizenship that are used in schools.
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Aboriginal Support Worker: To Enhance Our Agreements

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Rick Joe
Description
Looks at a two and half year study on meaningful connections with Aboriginal students and their families. Educational Studies Paper ([M.Ed.])--University of British Columbia, 2012.
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Aboriginal Women at Midlife: Grandmothers as Agents of Change

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn M. Meadows
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Laura E. Lagendyk
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 24, no. 1, Womens Health and Well-Being, Fall, 2005, pp. 159-165
Description
Study findings suggest that women who focus on the future for either themselves or their grandchildren may improve health for themselves and others.
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About Indian Boarding Schools: Background to Louise Erdrich's Poem

Alternate Title
Modern American Poetry
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Department of English
University of Illinois
Description
Contains links to: Key Issues and Challenges, A School's 1912 Daily Schedule, Excerpts from Zitkala-Sa's Nineteenth Century Account, About the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, About the Phoenix Indian School, Assimilation through Education, An Indian Boarding School Photo Gallery.
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Acceptance and Rejection of Assimilation in the Works of Luther Standing Bear

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frederick Hale
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 5, no. 4, Series 2, Winter, 1993, pp. 25-41
Description
Examines underlying themes and attitudes in the works of Luther Standing Bear, focusing on European-American culture and control towards Lakotas. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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Adam Solway Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He comments on the issues he had to deal with as well as providing comments on contemporary lifestyles and leadership.
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Advancing Reconciliation Following the Statement of Apology to Former Students of Indian Residential Schools

Alternate Title
[Harvest of Hope: A Symposium on Reconciliation ; pt. 3]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Caroline Davis
Description
Assistant Deputy Minister, Resolution and Individual Affairs Sector at Indian and Northern Affairs Canada speaks about the events leading to, and administration of, the Residential Schools Settlement Agreement. Duration: 19:43.
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After the Apology

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Catherin Rolfsen
This Magazine, Sept.-Oct. 2008, p. [?]
Description
Through personal interviews, discusses what Canadians can do to repair what’s been broken.
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Alex Janvier: Reflections

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jonathan Dewar
Alex Janvier
West Coast Line #74, vol. 46, no. 2, Reconcile This!, Summer, 2012, pp. 12-21
Description
Portion of transcript from artists' discussion on truth, reconciliation and healing, followed by interview. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll down to appropriate page.
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All Saints Boarding School

Images » Photographs
Description
All Saints Boarding School in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. Run by the Anglican Church All Saints was built in 1920-21 under Archdeacon McKay's supervision.
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Almighty Voice Jr. and twins

Images » Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of indigenous man Almighty Voice Jr. and his infant twin boys, all in European clothing.
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Alternative (Hi)stories in Stolen Generation and Residential School Narratives: Reading Indigenous Life Writings by Doris Pilkington and Shirley Sterling

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Martina Horáková
BRNO Studies in English, no. 33, 2007, pp. 143-156
Description
Examines two life writing narratives by Indigenous women writers from Australia and Canada to demonstrate the ways in which they present alternative (hi)stories of removed Indigenous children.
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American Indian Boarding Schools Haunt Many

Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Charla Bear
Description
Radio report discusses the history of the schools and the movement to prevent closure of some of the few remaining institutions. Accompanied by article. Duration: 7:45.
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American Indian Boarding Schools in the United States: A Brief History and Legacy

Alternate Title
Indigenous Peoples' Access to Justice, Including Truth and Reconciliation Processes
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Denise K. Lajimodiere
Description
Comments on the physical and psychological experiences of boarding school survivors. Chapter 16 from Indigenous Peoples' Access to Justice, Including Truth and Reconciliation Processes edited by Wilton Littlechild and Elsa Stamatopoulou.
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American Indian Cultures and School Success

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jon Reyhner
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 32, no. 1, October 1992, pp. [30-39]
Description
Response to an earlier article by Glen Latham that advocated an assimilationist approach to improving education.
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American Indian Education: How Assimilation Decreases Retention

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sarah E. Stone
Description
Author states that incorporation of American Indian culture into the curriculum provides students with the resources to increase retention rates. Psychology Capstone Experience Manuscript--Commonwealth Honors College, 2011.
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