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2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Report on the Experiences of American Indian & Alaska Native Respondents

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Sandy E. James
Trudie Jackson
Mattee Jim]
Description
Reports responses of 319 individuals who were asked questions about family life, income nd employment, education, housing and homeless, public accommodation, harassment and violence, police interactions and prisons, health and identity documents. Related material: 2008 Survey Results.
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Aabiziingwashi: Two Worlds Colliding with Jonathan Rudin and Amy Smoke

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Jonathan Rudin
Amy Smoke
Jorge Barrera
Description
Panelists discuss Tasha Hubbard's documentary about the notorious "starlight tours", which involved Saskatoon police officers transporting Aboriginal men to the outskirts of the city and abandoning them during sub-zero temperatures. Duration: 50:54.
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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 Cultural Awareness

Alternate Title
User Report (Solicitor General Canada, Ministry Secretariat) ; no. 1992-12
Aboriginal Policing Series
Inventory of Aboriginal Policing Programs in Canada ; part II
E-Books
Author/Creator
Julie Jarvis
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Aboriginal Deaths in Custody: A Continuing Systematic Abuse

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chris Cunneen
Social Justice, vol. 33, no. 4 (106), Deaths in Custody and Detention, 2006, pp. 37-51
Description
Looks at Aboriginal over-representation in all aspects of the criminal justice system in Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Uses the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody to focus on deaths in police custody and prison in Australia.
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Aboriginal Employment, Housing, Education, and the Law

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
City of Saskatoon
Description
Includes Saskatoon City Council minutes from a meeting on Monday, June 9, 1980 regarding a report by the Community Liaison Committee (Report No. 3-1980) including items on Aboriginal Employment (Item # 1316), Housing (Item # 1317), Education and Native People and the Law (Item # 1318), as well as a list of Committee members.
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Aboriginal Federal Offender Surveys: A Synopsis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joseph C. Johnston
FORUM on Corrections Research , vol. 12, no. 1, Aboriginal People in Corrections, January 2000, pp. 25-27
Description
Presents findings from two studies of male offenders serving federal sentences and some of the differences between these two studies.
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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 Notions of Justice: Questioning Relationships of Force

Alternate Title
Tough on Kids: Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ross Gordon Green
Kearney F. Healy
Justice as Healing, vol. 8, no. 4, Winter, 2003, p. [?]
Description
Asserts that the British legal system cannot be successfully transfer to Indigenous people, due to philosophical differences. Excerpt from chapter four of Tough on Kids: Rethinking Approaches to Youth Justice.
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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 and Confidence in the Police

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Liqun Cao
Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 56, no. 5, October 2014, pp. 499-525
Description
Analyzes data from the 2009 General Survey of Canada to compare attitudes of general population and Aboriginals.
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Aboriginal-Police Relations and Policing Occupations

Alternate Title
Discussion Paper on Policing Occupations and Police/Aboriginal Relations
Ipperwash Discussion Paper
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Nye Thomas
Description
Analyzes what makes Aboriginal protests unique, law enforcement's ability to deal with conflicts given the issues involved, the Ontario Provincial Police's Framework for Police Preparedness for Aboriginal Critical Incidents and role that First Nations' police might play in improving relations.
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Aboriginal Policing Update 2007, Volume 1, No. 1

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Monique Cooper
Christy Hitchcock
Christopher J. Rastin
Savvas Lithopoulos
Jennifer Campbell ... [et al.]
Description
Report focuses on initiatives undertaken to increase Aboriginal recruitment in various levels of policing.
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Aboriginal Policing Update 2007, Volume 1, No. 2

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Christopher J. Rastin
George McBeth
Maryanne Pearce
Mark Stephens
Kirk Finken ... [et al.]
Description
Update on Aboriginal policing and programs. Special edition Policy and Program Overview, 2007.
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Aboriginal Rights to Cultural Property in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Catherine E. Bell
Robert K. Paterson

International Journal of Cultural Property, vol. 8, no. 1, January 1999, pp. 167-211
Description
Explores rights regarding movable cultural property.
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Aboriginal Women Face Abuse at Home, Too

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, October 8, 2004, p. A15
Description
Amnesty International's report Stolen Sisters highlights the high rates of violence against Aboriginal women in Canada.
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Aboriginal Young People and Police Violence

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chris Cunneen
Aboriginal Law Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 49, April 1991, p. 6
Description
Investigates the incidence of alleged violence by police officers towards Aboriginal youth in Australia.
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Aboriginal Youth Rebellion in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Fatemeh Mohammadi
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 38, no. 2, 2018, pp. 41-54
Description
Examines root causes of and issues surrounding “Aboriginal youth rebellion;” considers the implications of rebellious acts as modes of resistance to colonial policy and practice. Recommends addressing the challenges faced by Indigenous youth through cultural and language and cultural revitalization.
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Addressing the Crisis of Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons: A Path Forward Utilizing a Structured Cold Case Investigation Protocol

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jim Adcock
Department of Justice Journal of Federal Law and Practice, vol. 69, no. 1, Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons: Law Enforcement and Prevention, January 2021, pp. 103-128
Description
Discusses organization and structure, operation, and management along with "cold case rules" and examples of cases. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to page 103.
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Addressing the Suppressed Epidemic: Violence against Indigenous Women

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Amanda R. Young
Journal of Indigenous Research, vol. 7, no. 1, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, 2019, p. Article 3
Description
Author conducts a literature review examining resources and writings surrounding the issue of violence towards Indigenous women and the suppression of the issue; argues that media representation plays a large role, and issues a call to action from the general public to help solve the problem.
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Almighty Voice Siege

Images » Photographs
Description
A photograph of the siege which pitted the NWMP against Almighty Voice and his two companions. The bluff where Almighty Voice dug in is visible in this panoramic shot from across the prairies, as is artillery fire on the left.
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