Residential & Boarding Schools

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100 Years of Loss

Alternate Title
One Hundred Years of Loss
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Legacy of Hope Foundation
Description
Timeline focusing on the evolution of the residential school system in Canada.
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17imesh: Following in the Steps of our Ancestors

Alternate Title
Pressure Point
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Carla Robinson
Ian Campbell
Delhia Nahanee
Description
Interview with two members of the musical group '"Spakwus Slulum" who dress in traditional regalia but have a more contemporary approach to song and dance. Duration: 27:41.
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[1968 letter to Jean Chrétien, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development from unspecified former teacher concerning administration of St. Anne's Indian Residential School located at Fort Albany, Ontario] ; [Petition signed by parents from Attawapiskat about conditions at the school]

Archival » Archival Items
Description
Chief complaints were the racist attitudes toward children, administration's emphasis on superiority of staff, and principal's attempts to control fraternization between students and teachers. Petition from community is focused on reinstatement of the six teachers who resigned because of the situation at the school.
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1st Annual Creative Leaders Aboriginal Economic Prosperity Symposium [Stephen Kakfwi]

Alternate Title
[CAP Creative Leaders Symposium Stephen Kakfwi]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Stephen Kakfwi
Description
Symposium held March 10th, 2015 in Ottawa, Ontario "was intended to initiate ongoing discourse between Aboriginal Peoples and the mainstream business community regarding Aboriginal economic prosperity." Speaker discusses his personal journey to success as a leader. Duration: 25:51.
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2011 Métis Law in Canada

Alternate Title
Métis Law in Canada 2011
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jean Teillet
Description
Provides overview of Métis history, reviews significant agreements and legislation, indexes case law summaries and discusses new developments.
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2019 General Population Survey: Results from a Saskatchewan-based Survey on Attitudes toward Reconciliation (Technical Report)

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Office of the Treaty Commissioner (OTC)
Description
Survey consisted of 15 questions in the areas of shared understanding of history, authentic relationships, cultures and worldviews, political, economic and social systems, and racism. In addition 6 demographic questions were asked to determine the characteristics of those who responded. Related material: Saskatchewan's Public Opinion on Reconciliation: Results from a 2019 Provincial Survey.
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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presentor: Donald Worme

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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presenter: Donald Worme
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Donald Worme
Description
First Nation lawyer discusses social justice advocacy for Indigenous peoples, how lawyers can best advocate those who are discriminated against in the civil and criminal justice system and the tools that are available to address judicial inequities. Duration: 52:43.
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22 Miles Home

Alternate Title
Twenty-two Miles Home
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lulla S. Johns
Northern Review, no. 46, Northern Literature, 2017, pp. 19-33
Description
Author recalls her attempts to avoid being sent back to a residential school.
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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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'The Abiding Condition Was Hunger': Assessing the Long-Term Biological and Health Effects of Malnutrition and Hunger in Canada's Residential Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ian Mosby
Tracey Galloway
British Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 30, no. 2, 2017, pp. [147]-162
Description
Evidence suggests that due to the nutritional deprivations experienced by children in residential schools, there is a high prevalence of metabolic risk factors among Indigenous peoples in Canada.
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Aboriginal Children and Child Welfare Policies

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Stephanie Laskoski
LawNow, vol. 38, no. 6, Bench Marks: Cases That Change the Legal Landscape; Special Report - Aboriginal Law, July/Aug. 2014, p. [?]
Description
Agues that the child welfare system in Canada has become a contemporary Residential School system.
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Aboriginal Cultural Connections: A Child Protection Resource Guide

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Child Protection Services
Department of Community Services and Senior
Prince Edward Island's First Nations
Description
Resource guide includes information on: Aboriginal Communities and Services, Spirituality, Aboriginal Culture, Cultural Beliefs and Practices, Mi'kmaq Language, Mi'kmaq History and Band Governance and Identity.
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Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Curriculum Integration Project
Description
Lesson plans for K-12 in the areas of: English, Social Studies, Math, Science and Physical Education. Includes some instructional videos.
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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 Education in Timmins

Alternate Title
Your Voice
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Cheryl Jackson
Emily Faries
Jamie Corston
Doug Davey
Description
Guests discuss challenges of educating Aboriginal children. Duration: 27.56.
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Aboriginal Educational Policy

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Sandra Bellegarde
Trish LaFontaine
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Description
Gives a short history of the policies of the Indian Act, residential schools, the integration period and jurisdictional dilemmas between the province and the Federal Government.
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Aboriginal Healing Foundation

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Healing Foundation
Description
Includes links to research and evaluation publication series, descriptions of funded projects, and residential school resources for those affected by physical and/or sexual abuse suffered in Residential Schools.
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Aboriginal Health in the Aftermath of Genocide: Healing and Reconciliation after the Indian Residential Schools Experience in Canada

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
David B. MacDonald
Description
Looks at a claim concerning the violation of the United Nations Genocide Convention in the Indian Residential Schools system, some of the effects of genocide on survivors and their families, and concludes by suggesting ways to move forward. Article located by scrolling down page.
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Aboriginal Seniors in Canada

Alternate Title
A Portrait of Seniors in Canada 2006
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Martin Turcotte
Grant Schellenberg
Description
Statistics on demographic trends, culture and language, continuous learning, work and participation in society, living arrangements and housing, and health and well-being. Chapter six of A Portrait of Seniors in Canada 2006. Scroll to page 221 to read chapter.
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Aboriginal Sexual Offending in Canada

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Healing Foundation Research Series
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
John H. Hylton
Aboriginal Healing Foundation Research Series
Description
2nd edition.
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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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