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1974 Indian Princess Sask Pageant

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 10 negatives from the Saskatchewan Indian Princess Pageant (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan?), taken on September 6, 1974. This part has 2 scanned negatives showing a woman in traditional dress being crowned Indian Princess by another woman in contemporary dress.
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"The 7-11 of My Dreams": Pop Culture in Sherman Alexie's Short Fiction

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stephanie Gordon
Studies in Popular Culture, vol. 24, no. 2, October 2001, pp. 29-36
Description
Focuses on short stories in the collection The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. Discusses treatment of mainstream misrepresentations of Native Americans and issues of identity.
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8th Fire: Indigenous in the City

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 13
Eighth Fire: Indigenous in the City
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ryszard Hunka
Charlotte Odele
Coleen Rajotte
Michael Sweeney
Al Lawrence ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at "Concrete Indians" living in urban communities. Duration: 45:10.
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Aboriginal Faces of Saskatchewan

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Ron Hyggen
Mason Medynski
Michelle Flamont
Mike Tanton
Description
Photo gallery of First Nation and Métis men and women in Saskatchewan with stories of their experiences and accomplishments. Includes images of Saskatchewan landscape and links to other Aboriginal sites.
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Aboriginal Identity and the Construction of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Caroline L. Tait
Description
Looks at the way Fetal Alcohol Syndrome has become identified as a Indigenous health and social problem and how it impacts cross-cultural relations. Part of the Summary: Report 10: Proceedings of the Advanced Study Institute: The Mental Health of Indigenous Peoples. To view scroll down to page 95.
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[Aboriginal Perspectives: The Teacher's Toolkit]

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Education Strategy: Practical Teaching Strategies for the Elementary Classroom
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
[Aboriginal Education Office]
Ontario Ministry of Education
Description
Lessons plans for Grades 1-8 covering subject areas of language, social studies, history, and treaties. Related material: Guide to the Teacher's Toolkit.
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Aboriginal Radical Discourses in Australia: A Reaction to Political Marginalisation, a Redefinition of Aboriginality?

Alternate Title
Culture and the State ; v. 2
Disability Studies & Indigenous Studies
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Vanessa Castejon
pp. 133-140
Description
Examines how the federalisation of Aboriginal people and the racial reactions to it gave birth to a redefinition of Aboriginality in Australia. Excerpt from Disability Studies & Indigenous Studies. Entire book on one pdf. To access paper, scroll to p. 133.
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Aboriginal Rights and Canadian Environmental Policy:

Enhancing Sustainability or a Justification of Deregulation?

Alternate Title
Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference; 79th, 2007
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Frances Widdowson
Description
Looks at the arguments put forward in support of the claim that Aboriginal peoples exhibit an inherent ecological consciousness; and examines the policy implications of expanding Aboriginal jurisdiction over environmental protection.
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Aboriginal Surfing: Reinstating Culture and Country

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Colleen McGloin
International Journal of the Humanities, vol. 4, no. 1, 2006, pp. 93-100
Description
Article examines Indigenous surfing film, Surfing the Healing Wave and how it represents Aboriginal people's history.
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Abraham's Diary - A European Ethnic Show from an Inuk Participant's Viewpoint

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Hilke Thode-Arora
Journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Europe, vol. 2, no. 2, Fall/Winter, 2002, pp. 2-17
Description
Description of the Hagenbeck Inuit show of 1880-81 in Germany. Originally published as "Das Eskimo - Tagebuch von 1880. Eine Völkerschau aus der Sicht eines Teilnehmers" in Kea: Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften 2 (1991): 87-115.
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“Accessible Poetry”? Cultural Intersection and Exchange in Contemporary American Indian and American Independent Film

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Denise K. Cummings
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 13, no. 1, Series 2; Representations of American Indians in Contemporary Narrative Fiction Film , Spring, 2001, pp. 57-80
Description
Discusses current representations of American Indians through examination of three films: Smoke Signals, Dead Man and Ghost Dog. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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An Account of the Advance of the 7th Fusiliers of London to aid in the suppression of the North West Rebellion

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Alexander Campbell
Description
Alexander Campbell served as a sergeant with the 7th Fusiliers, a battalion of militia which was headquartered in London, Ontario. This unit was called into active service on 1 April 1885 and, within a week, had embarked on their journey west -- a journey made more arduous by the gaps in the railway above Lake Superior. After stops in Winnipeg and Swift Current, the 7th Fusiliers did not reach the area of the fighting until after General Middleton's forces had defeated the Métis at Batoche.
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An Activist Posing as an Academic?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jeff J. Corntassel
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 27, Winter & Spring, 1 & 2 2003, pp. 160-171
Description
Presents personal experiences as an Indigenous professor within the university system.
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Adams, Howard, Prison of Grass (Ch. 7-9)

Articles » General
Description
A copy of Chapters 7 to 9 of Prison of Grass by Howard Adams ca. 1975, with notes from Laurie Barron attached. These chapters cover Adams' view of the 1885 North-West resistance. Barron has made a list of comments and questions, marked by page number, which appear to be directed to the author. These notes are perhaps Barron's feedback to Adams regarding the revised edition published in 1989.
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Addressing Shared Stereotypes of Native Americans and Veterans in a Composition Course’s Reading Sequence

Alternate Title
Native American Symposium ; 12th, 2017
Representations and Realities
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Tara Hembrough
Description
Discusses using the character Jackson in Sherman Alexie’s short story “What You Have Pawned I Will Redeem” in a post-secondary classroom to draw parallels between stereotypical representations of Indigenous people and American veterans.
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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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Adventures in Rainbow Country and the Narration of Nationhood

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Heather Macfarlane
Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 40, no. 3, Fall, 2006, pp. 100-119, 221
Description
Discusses contradictions of a harmonious co-existence of anglophone, francophone, and Indigenous populations in the adventure series, Adventures in Rainbow Country.
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Adventures of the Ojibbeway and Ioway Indians in England, France, and Belgium: Being Notes of Eight Years' Travels ... [vol. 2]

Alternate Title
Adventures of the Ojibewa and Iowa Indians in England, France, and Belgium: Being Notes of Eight Years' Travels and Residence in Europe With His North American Indian Collection
Adventures of the Ojibwa and Iowa Indians in England, France, and Belgium
[Catlin's Notes in Europe]
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Geo[rge] Catlin
Description
Third edition.
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Advertising 'Happy' Children: The Settler Family, Happiness and the Indigenous Child Removal System

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daniella Bendo
Taryn Hepburn
Dale C. Spencer
Raven Sinclair
Children & Society, vol. 33, no. 5, 2019, pp. 399-413
Description
Authors conducted analysis of 4300 advertisements promoting adoption of Indigenous children which were featured in the "Today's Child" column in The Toronto Telegram and The Toronto Star from 1964 to 1982, the period known as the Sixties Scoop. Descriptions of happiness were framed in ways which conformed with white society's notions of family and nation.
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After the Apology: Reframing Violence and Suffering in First Australians, Australia, and Samson and Delilah

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Felicity Collins
Continuum, vol. 24, no. 1, Interrogating Trauma: Arts & Media Responses to Collective Suffering, 2010, pp. 65-77
Description
Discusses the way an archival history series, feature film and budget drama addresses politics of reconciliation and the media's obsession with violence in remote Australia.
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Ahenakew, David

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains five black and white photographs of David Ahenakew, including one in Canadian Forces Uniform.

Historical note:

David Ahenakew (born July 28, 1933) is a Canadian First Nations politician, and former National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Ahenakew is a controversial public figure in Canada due to anti-semetic comments regarding World War 2 and the Holocaust.
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Ahenakew Worked For the Future

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, April 11, 2005, p. B1
Description
Commentary on the history and developments in Saskatchewan First Nation affairs and of a media that seems to favour sensationalism over positive political legacies.
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All Indians Do Not Live in Teepees (Or Casinos)

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Pauline Turner Strong
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 37, no. 2, The Settler Complex, 2013, pp. 233-234
Description
Book review of: All Indians Do Not Live in Teepees (Or Casinos) by Catherine C. Robbins.
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