Legislation, Bills, Treaties, Agreements

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100 Years of Loss

Alternate Title
One Hundred Years of Loss
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Legacy of Hope Foundation
Description
Timeline focusing on the evolution of the residential school system in Canada.
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1978 Education and Elders Conference 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Jim McGregor
Leonard Nokis
Ed Newberry
Lawrence Mahdabee
Wildred Owl
Chief Chiblow
Violet Pitwanikwat
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1981 Elders' Conference 2/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
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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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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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The 1990 Alberta Metis Settlements Legislation: An Overview

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Letha MacLachlan
Resources (Canadian Institute of Resources Law), vol. 33, Winter, 1991, pp. [1]-8
Description
Comments on the first time in Canada that the Metis people have ever been granted ownership over lands on a collective basis.
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20 Years Later: Renewing Understanding of the Treaty Land Entitlement Framework Agreement

Alternate Title
Twenty Years Later: Renewing Understanding of the Treaty Land Entitlement
[Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy Public Lecture]
[JSGS Public Lecture]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Trisha Delormier-Hill
Dwayne Johns
Harry Lafond
Ron Crowe
Description
Presentation about the Agreement, which was designed to resolve land claims in Saskatchewan. Panelists provide overview of the development and implementation of the Agreement, outline responsibilities of the parties involved, and discuss future opportunities and challenges. Duration: 1:09:56
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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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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presentor: Donald Worme

Alternate Title
2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presenter: Donald Worme
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Donald Worme
Description
First Nation lawyer discusses social justice advocacy for Indigenous peoples, how lawyers can best advocate those who are discriminated against in the civil and criminal justice system and the tools that are available to address judicial inequities. Duration: 52:43.
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8th Fire Guide for Educators

Alternate Title
Guide for Educators
At the Crossroads
Indigenous in the City
It's Time
Whose Land is it Anyway?
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Chelsea Prince
Description
Material for four episodes: Indigenous in the City, It's Time, Whose Land is it Anyway? and At the Crossroads.
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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 Huey: America's Native Prisoners of War

Alternate Title
TED Talks
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Aaron Huey
Description
Talk by the photographer and activist accompanies slide show of his photographs taken at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. In it, he talks about the history of the government's treatment of the Sioux and how it has led to the appalling circumstances present on the Reservation today. Duration: 15:27.
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Abby Simon Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Abby Simon
Louis P. Crier
Phillip Redcrow Joe
Indian History Film Project
Description
A very brief account of some changes which followed the coming of the white man.
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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 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 Children and Child Welfare Policies

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Stephanie Laskoski
LawNow, vol. 38, no. 6, Bench Marks: Cases That Change the Legal Landscape; Special Report - Aboriginal Law, July/Aug. 2014, p. [?]
Description
Agues that the child welfare system in Canada has become a contemporary Residential School system.
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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 Children in Limbo: A Comment on Re R. T.

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Children in Limbo: A Comment on Re: R. T.
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Emily Grier
Saskatchewan Law Review, vol. 68, no. 2, 2005, pp. 435-453
Description
Argues that 20 years after problems were first publicized about child welfare little has changed, except for the policy that First Nations' children cannot be placed for adoption without the consent of the child's band or the First Nations' Child and Services agency.
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Aboriginal Courts in Canada

Alternate Title
Research Paper (Scow Institute)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Karen Whonnock
Description
Research paper looks at federal and provincial legislation, inherent Aboriginal rights and negotiated agreements, and different Aboriginal courts in Canada.
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