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1982 Elders Conference (1/5)

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
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Aboriginal Activist Released on Bail

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Suzanne Fournier
Leader Post, May 18, 2007, p. A6
Description
Release of John Graham, or John Boy Patton, who was accused of shooting Anna Mae Pictou Aquash.
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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 Courtwork Program Evaluation: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Evaluation Division
Office of Strategic Planning and Performance Management
Department of Justice Canada
Description
Report focuses on continued relevance, performance and efficiency, and economy of the Aboriginal Courtwork Program by assessing the progress made towards achieving expected outcomes.
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Aboriginal Gangs and Their (Dis)placement: Contextualizing Recruitment, Membership, and Status

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jana Grekul
Patti LaBoucane-Benson
Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 50, no. 1, January 2008, pp. 59-82
Description
Explores the definition(s) of gangs, describes characteristics of several Aboriginal gangs in Canada, and outlines the risk factors of gang involvement for Aboriginal youth and young adults.
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Aboriginal Gangs Don't Come Out of Nowhere

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, April 2003, p. A15
Description
Contends that the societal mistreatment of Aboriginal peoples has caused a rise in gang activity.
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Aboriginal Hearing Loss and the Criminal Justice System

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Damien Howard
Sue Quinn
Jenny Blokland
Martin Flynn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 18, no. 1, January/February 1994, pp. 9-11
Description
Links hearing loss to present social and psychological problems and how hearing loss is treated in respect to the criminal justice process.
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Aboriginal Justice

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Debra Parkes
Description
Reports that years after Supreme Court decision regarding sentencing in Gladue, Aboriginal over-representation has increased, not decreased due to systemic discrimination in policing and prosecution, and a lack of resources for providing community healing based justice. Duration: 6:25.
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Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Justice Inquiry
Public Inquiry into the Administration of Justice and Aboriginal People
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Justice Implementation Commission
Description
Government of Manitoba created this Commission as a result of the Public Inquiry into the Administration of Justice and Aboriginal People. The Public Inquiry was a response to the deaths of Helen Betty Osborne in The Pas and John Joseph Harper in Winnipeg. Includes links to: Final Report, Quarterly Reports, Recommendations and Consultation Papers from the Implementation Commission.
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Aboriginal Justice in Saskatchewan 2002-2021: The Benefits of Change: A Report Presented to the Commission on First Nations and Metis Peoples and Justice Reform

Alternate Title
Final Report from the Commission on First Nations and Métis Peoples and Justice Reform
Legacy of Hope: An Agenda for Change ; vol. 1
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Isobel M. Findlay
Warren Weir
Description
Report designed to support the mandate of the Commission by presenting evidence to negotiate visions for the criminal justice system and redefine justice for all. Excerpt from Legacy of Hope: An Agenda for Change, vol. 1.
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Aboriginal Justice: Introduction

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gilles Létourneau
University of British Columbia Law Review, vol. 26, Special Edition: Aboriginal Justice, 1992, pp. 1-3
Description
Highlights the five papers in volume, which were originally commissioned as background studies to the Law Reform Commission's report Aboriginal Peoples and Criminal Justice: Equality, Respect and the Search for Justice.
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The Aboriginal Justice Strategy

Alternate Title
Programs in Profile: The Aboriginal Justice Strategy
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Chris Fleming
JustResearch, no. 15, 2008, pp. 37-42
Description
Looks at the strategy started to help communities develop programs to support offenders stay out of the justice system. On one pdf. Scroll down to page 37 to read article.
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Aboriginal Offenders and Full Parole: A Profile

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Andrew Welsh
FORUM on Corrections Research , vol. 12, no. 1, Managing Addictions, January 2000, pp. 61-64
Description
Examines the over-representation of Aboriginals in the penal system and compares statistics on the offences committed by Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals who have applied for parole.
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Aboriginal People: History of Discriminatory Laws

Alternate Title
[Background Paper (Research Branch, Library of Parliament] ; BP-175E
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Wendy Moss
Elaine Gardner-O'Toole
Description
Focuses of laws dealing with enfranchisement, self-government, property rights (including right to sell agricultural products), and criminal offences.
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Aboriginal People in Manitoba [2012]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Aboriginal and Northern Affairs]
Description
Based on Manitoba government program data and statistics gathered from Government of Canada's 2006 Census.
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"Aboriginal People & the Criminal Justice System in Saskatchewan: What Next?"

Alternate Title
Aboriginal People and the Criminal Justice System in Saskatchewan: What Next?
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul L. A. H. Chartrand
Saskatchewan Law Review, vol. 68, no. 2, 2005, pp. 253-292
Description
Summarizes the Conference held in Saskatoon at the Delta Bessborough Hotel in 2005, as well as the background and work of two commissions: Commission of First Nations and Métis Peoples and Justice Reform and the Commission of Inquiry into Matters Relating to the Death of Neil Stonechild.
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Aboriginal Peoples and the Criminal Justice System

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Criminal Justice Association
Description
Covers: historical factors, demographics, socio-economic factors, aboriginal people and the justice system, changes within the present system, and points for discussion.
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Aboriginal Peoples and the Criminal Justice System

Alternate Title
Criminal Law Reference Materials, Chapter 14
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Krista Yao
Patrick Nadjiwan
Description
Discusses on-reserve and off-reserve jurisdiction, as well as advising the Aboriginal accused of their rights and other procedural matters.
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Aboriginal Resource Access in Response to Criminal Victimization in an Urban Context

Alternate Title
Setting the Agenda for Change ; vol. 2
Aboriginal Policy Research ; vol. 2
Aboriginal Policy Research Conference ; 1st, 2002
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Raymond R. Corrado
Irwin M. Cohen
Jesse L. Cale
vol. 2
Description

Provides results from National Community Research Project (NCRP) done between April 2001 and April 2002. Chapter thirteen from Setting the Agenda for Change, vol. 2, which is also vol. 2 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series. Originally presented at the Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2002.

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Aboriginal Self-Government and the Urban Social Crisis

Alternate Title
Continuing Poundmaker & Riel's Quest: Presentations Made at a Conference on Aboriginal Peoples and Justice
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Jim Harding
Description
Article from 1993 Conference proceedings, discussing self-government challenges in the context of the "urban social crisis," inherent rights, shifting demography and future prospects for change. Excerpt from Continuing Poundmaker & Riel's Quest: Presentations Made at a Conference on Aboriginal Peoples and Justice compiled by Richard Gosse, James Youngblood Henderson, Roger Carter.
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Aboriginal Sexual Offending in Canada

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Healing Foundation Research Series
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
John H. Hylton
Aboriginal Healing Foundation Research Series
Description
2nd edition.
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Aboriginal Sexual Offending in Canada: A Review of the Evidence

Alternate Title
Setting the Agenda for Change ; vol. 2
Aboriginal Policy Research ; vol. 2
Aboriginal Policy Research Conference ; 1st, 2002
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
John H. Hylton
vol. 2
Description

Looks at prevalence, gaps in information, and future research.

Chapter fourteen from Setting the Agenda for Change, vol. 2, which is also vol. 2 in the Aboriginal Policy Research series.

Originally presented at the Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, 2002.

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Aboriginal Street-Involved Youth Experience Elevated Risk of Incarceration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
B. Barker
G. T. Alfred
K. Fleming
P. Nguyen
E. Wood
T. Kerr ... [et al.]
Public Health, vol. 30, 2015, pp. [1]-7
Description
Comments on the urgent need for culturally appropriate interventions to prevent more Aboriginal youth from becoming involved in the criminal justice system. Pre-publication version.
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Aboriginal Victimisation and Offending: The Picture From Police Records

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Victimization and Offending: The Picture From Police Records
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jacqueline Fitzgerald
Don Weatherburn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 26, no. 4, July/August 2002, pp. 26-28
Description
Investigates the over-representation of Aboriginal people as victims of crime in Australia. The majority of the violent offending against Aboriginal women and children is committed by Aboriginal men.
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Aboriginal Victimization in Canada: A Summary of the Literature

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Katie Scrim
Victims of Crime Research Digest, no. 3, 2010, pp. 15-19
Description
Summarizes findings published in the report A Review of Research on Criminal Victimization and First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples 1990-2008. Entire issue on one pdf. To read article, scroll down to page 15.
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