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Aboriginal Affairs Working Group Report to Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Aboriginal Affairs and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders: A Framework for Action in

Education, Economic Development and Violence Against Aboriginal Women & Girls

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Affairs Working Group
Description
Discusses recommendations and strategies to improve socio-economic conditions for Aboriginal peoples of Canada.
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Aboriginal Apprenticeship Initiatives (AAI)

Alternate Title
AAI
Web Sites » Governmental
Description
Presents a website for an Aboriginal Apprenticeship Initiatives (AAI) program that provides training and work experience close to First Nations communities.
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Aboriginal Communities to Play Critical Role as Minerals and Metals Industry Searches Country for Trained Workers

Articles » General
Eagle Feather News, vol. 12, no. 5, May 2009, pp. 22-23
Description
Discussion on the necessity of tapping into the non-traditional workforce, including women, visible minorities and Aboriginal people, with the goal to fulfill the need for skilled employees in the mining industry over the next decade. Article located by scrolling to page 22 and 23.
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[Aboriginal Education: A Failing Grade]

Alternate Title
The Agenda With Steve Paikin
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Steve Paikin
Don Drummond
Gary Lipinski
Mimi Gellman
Brenda Small
Description
Discusses inequalities and barriers to post-secondary education for Aboriginal young people. Duration: 34:44.
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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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Aboriginal Identity (8), Age Groups (8), Area of Residence (6), Sex (3) and Selected Demographic, Cultural, Labour Force, Educational and Income Characteristics (233), for the Total Population of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data

Alternate Title
Statistics Canada Catalogue No. 97-564-XCB2006002
Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population
[2006 Census of Canada: Topic-based Tabulations]
Data » Tables
Author/Creator
Statistics Canada
Description
Statistical table.
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Aboriginal Identity (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (13), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs, 2000 (14), Attendance at School (3), Area of Residence (6), Age Groups (10A) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data

Alternate Title
Statistics Canada Catalogue No. 97-560-XCB2006036
Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population
[2006 Census of Canada: Topic-based Tabulations]
Data » Tables
Author/Creator
Statistics Canada
Description
Statistical table.
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The Aboriginal Labour Force in Western Canada

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jacqueline Luffman
Deborah Sussman
Perspectives on Labour and Income, vol. 8, no. 1, January 2007, pp. 13-27
Description
Examines Aboriginal people's labour market experiences and the challenges and opportunities for their future employment growth.
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Aboriginal Labour Market Bulletin (Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013)

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Employment and Social Development Canada
Description
Contains data on general economic conditions, national maps showing regional variations in unemployment rates and employment gains, regional employment profiles, and brief feature articles.
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Aboriginal Labour Market Programming: A Scoping Review

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Alisa Harrison
Description
Purpose of report is to provide overview of best practices and highlight recurring issues in British Columbia, other parts of Canada and Australia. Looked at annual and symposium reports, internal documents and literature reviews.
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Aboriginal Women Building Solid Careers in the Trades

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Lagimodiere
Eagle Feather News, vol. 12, no. 4, April 2009, p. 17
Description
Promotes the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies Women in Trades Program which has had great sucess in employment of women in the construction industry. Article located by scrolling to page 17.
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Affordable Housing & Home Ownership: Business Case Development for the Saskatoon Market

Alternate Title
Affordable Housing and Home Ownership: Business Case Development for the Saskatoon Market
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Erin Foss
Description
Research focused on industry partnerships, trades training, and home ownership, as well as background information on demographics and the current housing situation. Report forms part of the Bridges and Foundations Project on Urban Aboriginal Housing.
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Antoine Lonesinger 6 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview with Mr Lonesinger who tells stories of Indian agents both good and bad. He also tells of the Battle of the Cut Knife Hill and the banning of the Sundance.
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Apprenticeship Consultations

Alternate Title
Apprenticeship Consultations: Final Report
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Saskatoon & Region Home Builders' Association
Description
Outlines structure of the program and makes recommendations to increase participation of First Nations and Métis in residential construction industry. Report forms part of the Bridges and Foundations Project on Urban Aboriginal Housing.
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Architecture as a Living Process

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Douglas J. Cardinal
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 22, no. 1, Creating Power in the Land of the Eagle, 1998, pp. 3-9
Description
Keynote address presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Canadian Aboriginal Science and Technology Society.
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Boys' Games of the Blood Indians

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
George First Rider
John Hellson
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview about the games played by young boys.
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Building Labour Force Capacity in Canada’s North

Alternate Title
Report (Conference Board of Canada) ; November 2011
[Conference Board of Canada Publication ; 12-140]
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Heidi Martin
Description
Looks at partnerships between communities, companies, and organizations to build a sustainable and productive workforce.
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Case Study: ESI: Essential Skills Investigation DVD Media Toolkit

Alternate Title
First Nations, Inuit and Métis Essential Skills Inventory Project (FIMESIP)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF)
Description
Looks at a set of entertaining DVD's designed to promote awareness of the Essential Skills program.
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Case Study: Essential Skills for Aboriginal Futures (ESAF), Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS)

Alternate Title
First Nations, Inuit and Métis Essential Skills Inventory Project (FIMESIP)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Career Development Foundation (CCDF)
Description
Discusses a program which provides unemployed Aboriginal youth the targeted training they need to obtain either advanced training or employment in a specific occupation or trade.
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Charlie Chief 2 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Charlie Chief
Mary Mountain
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview that describes some boyhood memories. The interviewee also describes two dances, the Give Away and Wolf Feast ceremonies.
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Collaborative Delivery of Work-integrated Learning to Indigenous Australians in a Remote Community

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cecil A. L. Pearson
Sandra Daff
Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, vol. 12, no. 2, 2011, pp. [125]-145
Description
Describes vocational education programme offered to participants with elementary and lower secondary school education. Opportunities and challenges for industry, academia and community are discussed.
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[Community Tables: Education, 2011 NHS (2 tables)]

Alternate Title
Population 25 to 64 Years by Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree, for Nunavut, Regions and Communities, 2011 National Household Survey
Proportion of the Population 25 to 64 Years by Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree, for Nunavut, Regions and Communities, 2011 National Household Survey
Data » Tables
Author/Creator
Nunavut Bureau of Statistics
Description
Statistics. Includes definitions on third tab. Source: 2011 National Household Survey.
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Construction Program Grads Hammering Out a Career

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Lagimodiere
Eagle Feather News, vol. 11, no. 10, October 2008, p. 15
Description
Describes the success of graduates of Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies Construction Careers, Women in Trades program. Article located by scrolling to page 15.
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