Preservation & Revitalization

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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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Aa-Wiichaautuwiihkw: Coming Together to Walk Together. Creating a Culturally Appropriate Watershed and Marine Protected Area in Paakumshumwaau (Old Factory) James Bay, Quebec ; Year 3

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Shu Yi Chu
Jodie Martinson
Valerie Crystal
Anna Usborne
Sophie Lefrançois ... [et al.]
Description
Final report of three-year research project. Looks at what needs to be protected and what is offered for marine protection by the federal government.
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Aboriginal Education and Anti-Racist Education: Building Alliances Across Cultural and Racial Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Verna St. Denis
Canadian Journal of Education, vol. 30, no. 4, Coalition Work in Indigenous Educational Contexts, 2007, pp. 1068-1092
Description
Examines how anti-racist education could provide a foundation to forge alliances between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities in search of social justice in education.
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Aboriginal Head Start: Making a Difference in the Northwest Territories: Longitudinal Evaluation of Aboriginal Heal Start in the Northwest Territories 2000 to 2008: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jennifer Chalmers
Liz Cayen
Marjan Saghatoleslami
Cheryl Bradbury
Description
Reports on the history of the program, development of model evaluation and the 2008 longitudinal evaluation study on the communities of Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Providence, Bechokò, Yellowknife/Ndilo, Inuvik, Paulatuk and Fort McPherson.
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An Aboriginal Language Pedagogy Framework for Western New South Wales

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Tyson Yunkaporta
ab-Original, vol. 3, no. 1, 2019, pp. 130-136
Description
Report summarizes progress of an Indigenous community research project that is creating an Aboriginal pedagogy framework for teaching First Peoples' languages in Western New South Wales, Australia.
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An Aboriginal Languages Act: Reconsidering Equality on the 40th Anniversary of Canada's Official Languages Act.

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Valerie Galley
Canadian Diversity=Diversitié canadienne, vol. 7, no. 3, One Path, Many Directions: The Complex and Diverse Nature of Contemporary Aboriginal Reality, Fall, 2009, pp. 35-42
Description
Uses the NWT Official Languages Act, as an example, to show it is possible to revitalize 55 Aboriginal languages using statutory legislation. Scroll down to page 35 to read article.
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Aboriginal Languages in Canada: Trends and Perspectives onMaintenance and Revitalization

Alternate Title
Moving Forward, Making a Difference ; vol. 1
Aboriginal Policy Research ; vol. 3
Aboriginal Policy Research Conference ; 2nd, 2006
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Mary Jane Norris
vol. 3
Description

Research based on language data from 1981 to 2001 census.

Chapter eleven from Moving Forward, Making a Difference, vol. 1, which is also vol. 3 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series. Originally presented at the second annual Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2006.

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Aboriginal Languages within Canada's Friendship Centre Areas: State, Diversity, Prospects and Implications, 2006 Census

Alternate Title
Urban Aboriginal Communities in Canada: [Complexities, Challenges, Opportunities]
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Mary Jane Norris
Description
Focuses on language learning, maintenance, and revitalization in 304 communities across the country. Chapter from Urban Aboriginal Communities in Canada: Complexities, Challenges, Opportunities edited by Peter Dinsdale, Jerry White and Calvin Hanselmann.
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Action Plan for Sami Languages

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Norwegian Government Administration Services
Description
Principle focus of the plan is to create the right conditions to increase the number of people actively using the Sami languages.
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Adult Education and Indigenous Peoples in Norway

Alternate Title
International Survey on Adult Education for Indigenous Peoples: Country Study: Norway
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Svein Lund
Description
Looks at adult education for Sami people including professional education for job qualification, unemployment reduction, and maintenance of Sami language and culture.
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Adult Mohawk Language Immersion Programming

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bonnie Jane Maracle
McGill Journal of Education, vol. 37, no. 3, Special Issue: Indigenous Education: Ways of Knowing, Thinking, and Doing, 2002, pp. 387-404
Description
Looks at study conducted to determine factors keeping adult students in immersion classes.
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Advancing Aboriginal Languages and Literacy

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jo-Ann Archibald
Eileen Antone
Heather Blair
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 27, no. 1, Advancing Aboriginal Language and Literacy, 2003, p. 1
Description
Introductory article describing the individual perspectives and interests of the authors on this theme.
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Agnes Fox and Maria Sinclair Interviews

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Agnes Fox
Maria Sinclair
Mary Mountain
Iris Baker
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories about the power of the medicine man and the abilities to foretell the future. It also includes information regarding traditional attitudes toward education, marriage and lifestyle.
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Agnes Mayo Moore Oral History Project River Trip 2000

Alternate Title
Photo essay: Agnes Mayo Moore Oral History Project River Trip 2000
Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Tara Fallat
Agnes Mayo Moore
Native Studies Review, vol. 14, no. 2, 2001, pp. 119-136
Description
Relates the author's life experiences, including her description of making the book with her friend.
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Aia Iā Kākou Nā Hā'ina - The Answers Are Within Us: Language Rights in Tandem With Language Survival

Alternate Title
American Indian Language Development Institute: Thirty Year Tradition of Speaking From Our Heart
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Larry L. Kimura
Description
Comments on the Native American Languages Act (NALA). Chapter from American Indian Language Development Institute: Thirty Year Tradition of Speaking From Our Heart edited by Candace K. Galla, Stacey Oberly, G.L. Romero, Maine Sam, Ofelia Zepeda.
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The Akwesasne Cultural Restoration Program: A Mohawk Approach to Land-Based Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Taiaiake Alfred
Decolonization, vol. 3, no. 3, Indigenous Land-Based Education, 2014, pp. [134]-144
Description
Tracks the creation of a cultural apprenticeship program which aims to give youth in the community the necessary skills, knowledge and experiences in land, language and culture to retain and regenerate land-based practices which had been affected by environmental contamination.
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Alaskan Haida Stories of Language Growth and Regeneration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jeane Breinig
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 1/2, Indigenous Languages and Indigenous Literature, Winter - Spring, 2006, pp. 110-118
Description
Article explores the successes and challenges of a Haida Language preservation and revitalization program administered by Sealaska Heritage Institute on the Northwest Coast.
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The Alberta Language Initiative and the Implications for Indigenous Languages

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Heather A Blair
Billy Joe Laboucan
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 29, no. 2, 2006, pp. 206-214
Description
Argues that immediate action is needed to preserve languages; this will entail using a specific policy and planning framework, and requires the support of governments at all levels.
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[Algonquian and Iroquoian Linguistics, Memoir 21, 2010]

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Jeff Muehlbauer
The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 31, no. 2, 2011, pp. 209-210
Description
Book review of: Algonquian and Iroquoian Linguistics, Memoir 21, 2010 exactly as told by Cecilia Masuskapoe, in a critical edition by H.C. Wolfart, Freda Ahenakew.
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Alyawarr to English Dictionary

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
H. Koch
Aboriginal History, vol. 17, 1993, pp. 167-169
Description
Book review of: Alyawarr to English Dictionary compiled by J. Green. Review located by scrolling to page 167.
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American Indian Language Policy and School Success

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jon Reyhner
The Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, vol. 12, Special Issue 3, Summer, 1993, pp. 35-59
Description
Looks at the effects the Native American Language Act has had on Indian Education.
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Anishaabemowin: Ojibwe Language

Web Sites » Personal
Author/Creator
James A. Starkey
Description
Contains links to grammar, dictionaries, lessons, translations of texts and other resources.
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Anishinaabe Teacher Transforms Students

Articles » General
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 17, no. 3, Heroes of Today, Spring, 2006
Description
Brief profile of Dan Jones, who teaches Anishinaabe language and culture classes at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN.
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Anishinaabemdaa

Alternate Title
Learn Anishinaabemowin
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
Description
Website dedicated to teaching and preserving the Anishinaabemowin language. Features include grammar, everyday terms, culture, legends, history, fun and games, and language camp.
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