Self-Government

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1983 Elders' Conference 1/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Return to traditional ceremonies ; traditional vs. non-Indian education ; story of a trickster (Woojy Panaquad) ; electoral attitudes and responsibilities.
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1983 Elders' Conference 4/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Robert
Indian History Film Project
Description
The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role ofelders as a source of knowledge.
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1994 in Review: Dismantling of Indian Affairs, Implementation of Self-Government in Manitoba, Top Stories for 1994

Articles » General
Windspeaker, vol. 12, no. 21, January 1995, p. 2
Description

Assembly of First Nations' elections, postponement of the Great Whale hydroelectric project, and dismantling of the Department of Indian Affairs in Manitoba are but a few of the top stories for 1994 that are discussed here.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.2.

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20 Years Later: RCAP's Legacy in Indigenous Health System's Governance - What About the Next Twenty?

Alternate Title
[Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future Forum, November 2016]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Yvonne Boyer
Josee Lavoie
Derek Kornelson
Jeff Reading
Description
Paper given at the Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future: Realizing the Promise, Facing the Challenge of Reconciliation" Forum, dialog and conference marking the 20th anniversary of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, November 2-3, 2016.
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2011 Métis Law in Canada

Alternate Title
Métis Law in Canada 2011
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 Survey of Canadians: Toward Reconciliation: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Perspectives: Executive Summary

Alternate Title
2019 Survey – Toward Reconciliation: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Perspectives
Confederation of Tomorrow 2019 Survey
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Environics Institute
Description
National public opinion survey conducted online (in the provinces) and by telephone (in the Territories) with a representative sample of 5,732 Canadians (ages 18 and over), including 645 persons who identified themselves as Indigenous, between December 14, 2018 and January 16, 2019.
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2019 Survey of Canadians: Toward Reconciliation: Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Perspectives: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Environics Institute for Survey Research
Description
National public opinion survey conducted online (in the provinces) and by telephone (in the Territories) with a representative sample of 5,732 Canadians (ages 18 and over), including 645 persons who identified themselves as Indigenous, between December 14, 2018 and January 16, 2019. Related material: Executive Summary.
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8th Fire: It's Time

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 14
Eighth Fire: It's Time
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Neil Docherty
Connie Walker
Nathalie Bibeau
Jennifer Clibbon
Tony Coleman ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at improving relationships between non-Aboriginals and Aboriginals. Duration: 45:14.
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8th Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 15
Eighth Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Michel Philibert
Marie-Claude Pednault
Alfonse Mondello
Hélène Morin
Description
Looks at how the issue of land has effected relationships with Aboriginal people across Canada, citing the James Bay Agreement as an example. Duration: 45:15.
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Aaron Soney Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Aaron Soney
Gladys Tooshkenig
Burton Jacobs
Indian History Film Project
Description
Discusses the role of the Walpole Island band council.
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Aazzhoogan: Red Lake Nation's Bridge to the Future

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Dan King
Eugene McArthur
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 25, no. 4, Nation Building, Summer, 2014
Description
Discusses how the campus for Red Lake Nation College will provide benefits and opportunities for the community.
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Aboriginal and Quebec Self-Determination under an MAI Regime

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
René R. Gadacz
Native Studies Review, vol. 12, no. 2, Aboriginal Peoples and National Rights Issues in Quebec, 1999, pp. 93-110
Description
Discusses how global economic and political developments such as the Multilateral Agreement on Investment can affect traditional concepts of state territorial sovereignty.
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Aboriginal Autonomy: Issues and Strategies

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
M.C. Dillon
Aboriginal History, vol. 19, 1995, pp. 228-230
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Autonomy: Issues and Strategies by H. C. Coombs. Review located by scrolling to page 228.
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Aboriginal Charter Rights Put Provinces on Spot

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, January 21, 2005, p. A9
Description
States that the jurisdictions of the provinces and First Nations overlap in many areas and argues that provincial governments have not come to grips with this reality.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare

Alternate Title
Partnerships for Children and Families Project
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Deena Mandell
Joyce Clouston Carlson
Marshall Fine
Cindy Blackstock
Description
Review and synthesis of theory and research on major issues.
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Aboriginal Child Welfare in British Columbia and Unequal Power Relations: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Travis Holyk
Henry G. Harder
Canadian Review of Social Policy, vol. 74, Spring, 2016, pp. 82-108
Description
Analysis of When Talk Trumped Service: A Decade of Lost Opportunity for Aboriginal Children by the British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth. Argues that while some recommendations are relevant, on the whole the document undermines First Nations' right to self-determination and control over programs and services for their communities.
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Aboriginal Children and Youth in Canada: Canada Must Do Better

Alternate Title
Position Paper: Aboriginal Children and Youth in Canada: Canada Must Do Better
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Council of Provincial Child and Youth Advocates
Description
Report highlights significant key indicators and gaps affecting Aboriginal children and makes recommendations to improve their living conditions and well-being.
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Aboriginal Co-operatives in Canada: Case Studies

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lou Hammond Ketilson
Ian MacPherson
Indian Affairs and Northern Development
Description
Looks at various case studies that explore how Aboriginal people have developed financial, fishery, housing and consumer co-operatives.
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Aboriginal Economic Development in Atlantic Canada: Lessons Learned and Best Practices: Understanding Conditions for Successful Economic Development in Aboriginal Communities

E-Books
Author/Creator
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development
Description
Profiles select initiatives developed by the Eel River Bar First Nation, Labrador Inuit Development Corporation, Lennox Island First Nation, and Membertou, a Mi'kmaw community.
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Aboriginal Forestry: Community Management as Opportunity and Imperative

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Deborah Curran
Michael M'Gonigle
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 37, no. 4, 1999, pp. 712-774
Description
Looks at the legal and regulatory basis of forest management, and assess how new tenure systems might be developed that would uphold traditional values while providing economic and employment opportunities.
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Aboriginal Governance in the Canadian Federal State 2015

Alternate Title
Working Paper (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations) ; 2003(3)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jay Kaufman
Florence Roberge
Working Paper (Institute of Intergovernmental Relations)
Description
Attempts to examine Aboriginal governance in light of large-scale developments in the areas of global and regional integration.
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Aboriginal Governance Index: A 2006 Ranking of Manitoba’s First Nations

Alternate Title
Policy Series (Frontier Centre for Public Policy) ; no. 28
[Aboriginal Governance Index, 2006-2007]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Don Sandberg
Dennis Owens
Rebecca Walberg
Description
Index based on six broad areas: elections, administration, human rights, transparency, services and economy. Meant to be a benchmark for First Nations to measure their progress in achieving responsible self-government.
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Aboriginal Governance Index: A 2007 Ranking of Manitoba and Saskatchewan First Nations

Alternate Title
Policy Series (Frontier Centre for Public Policy) ; no. 39
[Aboriginal Governance Index, 2007-2008]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Don Sandberg
Rebecca Walberg
Joseph Quesnel
Description
By ranking First Nation communities the researchers at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy analyze information intended to "help point [communities] in the direction of better governance practices."
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