Treaty Right to Education

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Bird Delivers Education Message

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Morgan Beaudry
Eagle Feather News, vol. 15, no. 6, June 2012, pp. B-3
Description
Comments on Simon Bird, fourth Vice-Chief of the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations, who broke protocol by speaking to Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall out of turn. Article located by scrolling to page B-3.
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Building Strong Communities Through Education and Treaties: Discussion Paper

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Christa Williams
Description
Examines issues related to quality education for First Nations learners; factors which are associated with First Nations control and jurisdiction; overview of how First Nations are looking to build their governments; provisions for education in their treaties; and education provisions in modern day treaties.
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Chiefs of Ontario Push For Fair Funding

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Author/Creator
Barb Nahwegahbow
Windspeaker, vol. 30, no. 10, January 2013, p. 17
Description
Comments on reports from the Auditor-General of Canada and the Parliamentary Budget Officer that indicate funding inequity between First Nations and non-First Nations education systems.
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Constitutional Reconciliation of Education for Aboriginal Peoples

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marie Battiste
Directions (Canadian Race Relations Foundation), vol. 5, no. 1, 2008, pp. 81-84
Description
Comments on the shared responsibility of the Aboriginal people and the federal and provincial governments to reconcile constitutional rights to education. Scroll to page 81 to read article.
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Deteriorating Classrooms Concern Montreal Band

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Author/Creator
Florence Poorman
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 7, no. 4, April 1977, p. 31
Description
Montreal Lake Band Council addresses their inadequate education facility and poor school programs.
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Developments and Challenges to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Five Years on: Insights on Biodiversity and Case Studies in Bangladesh, Brazil, Japan and Uganda: An Introduction to the Special Issue

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Claire Wright
Alexandra Tomaselli
Silvia Ordóñez Ganoza
Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 24, no. 4, Developments and Challenges of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Five Years On, Spring, 2014, pp. 1-3
Description
Outlines the five articles in this issue written by scholars working on the implementation of UNDRIP.
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Editorial: Jordan's Principle PSA in American Sign Language

Alternate Title
Editorial: Jordan's Principle Public Service Announcement in American Sign Language
Jordan's Principle Puts Children First!
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 13, no. 2, Special Audiovisual Edition, 2018, p. [4]
Description
Links to a short video which provides information on a legal rule (named for Jordan River Anderson) which attempts to ensure that services are available to First Nations children when they are needed. Duration: 1:57 ASL Video
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Hi-Ho Mistahey!

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Alanis Obomsawin
Description
Classroom version of documentary about Shannen's Dream, a campaign for on-reserve access to the same educational opportunities and facilities as other Canadian children. Duration: 59:59. Related material: Mini-Lesson.
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Inspired Leadership for Difficult Times

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 21, no. 11, February 2004, p. 26
Description
Historical overview of First Nations treaty signatory, Ahtahkakoop, who as part of his strategy to ensure future generations’ success, adopted the white man’s religion, education and agricultural pursuits.
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Intent of Treaties Should be Examined

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, July 4, 2006, p. B1
Description
Looks at the "spirit and intent" of Treaty and that rules of interpretation should be in the context of current reality, e.g., 1993 Treaty Land Entitlement Agreement.
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[Is There a Traditional Perspective of Truth and Reconciliation?]

Alternate Title
[Indigenous Knowledge Seminar Series, University of Manitoba]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Murray Sinclair
Description
Chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission speaks about background, mandate and approach of Commission. Also explains the history of governments' attempts to eradicate Aboriginal culture by forced assimilation of children through the residential school system. Duration: 1:39:29.
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Kegs of Money

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Jeff White
Alberta Report, vol. 28, no. 16, August 20, 2001, p. 58
Description
Book review of: Bounty and Benevolence: A History of Saskatchewan Treaties by Arthur J. Ray, Jim Miller and Frank Tough.
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Legal Obligations to Provide Educational Services for Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daniel M. Rosenfelt
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 13, no. 2, May 1974, pp. [4-8]
Description
Explains that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) administers schools until such time as the State is able to take over duties; states BIA has no statutory requirement to provide education.
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Lubicons Pressured to Give Up Self-Determination

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Author/Creator
Paul Barnsley
Windspeaker , vol. 24, no. 12, March 2007, p. 10
Description
Questions the federal governments' push to regionalize sewer, water and education on unceded lands, thereby hindering Lubicon self-determination.
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[ONECA Conference 2013]

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Sharon Venne
Description
Talks about Treaty Rights to Education and what the state of Canada is doing. Duration: 54:51.
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Ottawa's Assault on First Nation's Education

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, April 1989, p. 6
Description
Reaction to government cutbacks in post-secondary education taken from an information brochure prepared by the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs.
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[Promise - Education As A Treaty Right] (Part 1)

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta
Bearpaw Communications
Description
Interviews of the contributing players in the education system serving members of the Treaty 8 region in northern Alberta. Duration: 6:57.
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[Promises - Education As A Treaty Right] (Part 2)

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Bearpaw Communications
Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta
Description
Interviews of the contributing players in the education system serving members of the Treaty 8 region in northern Alberta. Duration: 7:28.
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[Promises - Education As A Treaty Right] (Part 3)

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Bearpaw Communications
Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta
Description
Interviews of the contributing players in the education system serving members of the Treaty 8 region in northern Alberta. Durations: 7:21.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Individual Presentation by Marvin Assinewai

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains an individual presentation by Marvin Assinewai relating to Aboriginal post-secondary education. He recommends that the Canadian government recognize that all levels of education is an Aboriginal and treaty right, and that funding for post-secondary education increase so that each First Nation community could establish their own post-secondary policy. Following the presentation is a question-and-answer session with the Commissioners.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Gary Standing, Post-Secondary Student, Wahpeton

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains a presentation by Garry Standing, a post-secondary student from the Wahpeton Dakota Nation. Standing describes himself as someone who has spent his entire life on reserve until the September before the Commission. The purpose of his presentation is to relay his "experiences from the last eight or nine months. Some of them have been positive and some of them have been negative." He discusses attending the University of Regina, but having to withdraw due to financing changes in Indian Affairs policy. He complains of paternalism and condescension in the approach of Indian Affairs.
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