Information & Communication Technologies

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Aboriginal Learning and Healing in a Virtual World

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Hodson
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 28, no. 1/2, Transformative Sites of Indigenous Education, 2004, pp. 111-122
Description
Discusses the merits of Internet delivery for Aboriginal education.
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Aboriginal Youth Experiences with Cyberbullying: A Qualitative Analysis of Aboriginal e-mentoring BC

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Johanna Sam
Katherine Wisener
Nahannee Schuitemaker
Sandra A. Jarvis-Selinger
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 13, no. 1, A Barrier-free Health System for Indigenous Communities, August 27, 2018, pp. 5-19
Description
Reports results of survey of 189 mentees ( aged 11-17) and 199 mentors who had participated in the program. Four themes emerged: perceptions and use of technology; awareness of online safety and netiquette; cyberbullying prevalence; and prevention and coping skills.
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Adapting PC CARES to Continue Suicide Prevention in Rural Alaska During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Narrative Overview of an In-Person Community-Based Suicide Prevention Program Moving Online

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Caroline C. Wells
Lauren White
Tara Schmidt
Suzanne Rataj
Diane McEachern ... [et al.]
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 29, no. 2, Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Research with American Indian and Alaska Native Populations, 2022, pp. [126]-154
Description
Examines the shift from a in-person suicide prevention program, Promoting Community Conversations About Research to End Suicide (PC CARES), to an online format and how this shift allowed the program to be more impactful while still maintaining its core features.
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AMBER Alert in Indian Country

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jim Walters
Melissa Blasing
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. 21-34
Description
An examination of the need for and successful implementation of AMBER Alert systems in communities throughout the United States. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to page 21.
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American Indian Genes in the Media: Representations of the Havasupai Indian Tribe in Their Case against Arizona State University

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Raymond I. Orr
Justin Reedy
Dalaki Livingston
Paul Spicer
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 45, no. 2, 2021, pp. 65-80
Description
Discusses the media's framing of the Havasupai case against the Arizona State University's genomic research as a matter of ethics rather than an issue of Indigenous sovereignty.
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Beyond Racism: Some Opinions about Racialism and American Archaeology

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Roger Echo-Hawk
Larry J. Zimmerman
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 3/4, Decolonizing Archaeology , Summer - Autumn, 2006, pp. 461-485
Description
Authors reproduce an email conversation about race, racialism, and racism in Archaeological practice in the United States that occurred between Indigenous Archaeologists; and further discuss the issues raised in the conversation.
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Canada's Northern Communication Policies: The Role of Aboriginal Organizations

Alternate Title
Shifting Terrain: Nonprofit Policy Advocacy in Canada
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Rob McMahon
Heather E. Hudson
Lyle Fabian
Description
Looks at how Indigenous-led initiatives have dealt with the lack of private sector investment in provision of information and communication technologies in the region due to its sparse population and remote locations. Chapter from Shifting Terrain: Nonprofit Policy Advocacy in Canada edited by Nick J. Muléandd Gloria C. DeSantis.
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The Cedar Project - Mobile Phone Use and Acceptability of Mobile Health Among Young Indigenous People Who Have Used Drugs in British Columbia, Canada: Mixed Methods Exploratory Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kate Jongbloed
Margo E Pearce
Vicky Thomas
Richa Sharma1
Sherri Pooyak ... [et al.]
JMIR Serious Games, vol. 8, no. 7, 2020, pp. [1-14]
Description
Examines the use of mobile devices by Indigenous youth as means to obtain health support for HIV contracted due to substance abuse.
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Colorism’s Effect on the Presentation of Performative Justice for Indigenous Women in Video News Media

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sarah Bernal
Mundi: Global Studies Society Undergraduate Research Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, Global Connections, 2020, pp. 1-33
Description
Using a comparative case study to examine the unequal mainstream media coverage of murdered Indigenous and non-Indigenous women in Mexico. The findings show that non-Indigenous cases are given more and longer media coverage that provides those cases a "higher profile" for law enforcement.
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Culture of Fearfulness? Connecting Patterns of Vulnerability and Resilience in Young Urban Aboriginal Women’s Narratives in Kjipuktuk (Halifax): Final Paper

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Trudy Sable
Pam Glode-Desrochers
Darryl Leroux
Chenise Haché
Salina Kemp
Description
Results of interviews with 16 study participants grouped into five themes: identity, family and community, violence, systemic racism/colonialism, social networks/supports, and resiliency and integrity.
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Cyber Safety in Remote Aboriginal Communities: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ellie Rennie
Tyson Yunkaporta
Indigo Holcombe-James
Description
Looks at the issue of privacy and the concept of relatedness in Aboriginal culture, consequences of online conflict, how the filming of fights can escalate conflicts and make resolution more difficult, and discusses various approaches to overcome harms, including face-to-face mediation, moderation via social media platforms, and management of telecommunications products and infrastructure.
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The Design and Relevance of a Computerized Gamified Depression Therapy Program for Indigenous Māori Adolescents

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Matthew Shepherd
Theresa Fleming
Mathijs Lucassen
Karolina Stasiak. Ian Lambie
JMIR Serious Games, vol. 3, no. 1, 2015, pp. [1-13]
Description
Using interviews with Māori youth to examine their views on the free online game, Smart, Positive, Active, Realistic, X-Factors (SPARX), designed to help with their mental health.
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Developing an Indigenous Cultural Values Based Emoji Messaging System: A Socio-Technical Systems Innovation Approach

Alternate Title
WebSci '20: 12th ACM Conference on Web Science Companion
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Chu Hiang Goh
Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer
Description
Discusses the socio-cultural technological challenges for Indigenous communities by examining the use of Emojis as means of communication that does not sustain Indigenous values. Chapter from WebSci '20: 12th ACM Conference on Web Science Companion.
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Digital Ethics and Reconciliation: Digital Ethics Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Karine St-Onge
Description
Report offers 26 recommendations for library staff and researchers seeking to decolonize their services in regards to collaborative research with Indigenous communities, the products of that research, and previously acquired archival materials. Multiple case studies included; majority are Canadian, but also includes cases from Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, and the United States.
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Ethnic Health Data in Hawai'i: Describing the Databases

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Henry M. Ichiho
Claire Hughes
Pacific Health Dialog, vol. 8, no. 2, Health of the Hawaiians, 2001, pp. 340-352
Description
Introduces a number of sources of data on the internet that offer health data relevant to Native Hawaiians and other minority populations in the State of Hawai'i.
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Evaluation of the Indigenous Relationship and Cultural Safety Courses among a sample of Indigenous Services Canada nurses

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michelle Rand
Amanda J. Sheppard
Sehar Jamal
Alethea Kewayosh
Angela Mashford-Pringle
International Journal of Indigenous Health, vol. 14, no. 1, Physical Activity and Cultural Safety, May 28, 2019, pp. 29-41
Description
Study uses a survey and a focus group to assess the effectiveness of the Indigenous Relationship and Cultural Safety (IRCS) courses mandated for Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) nurses; and the online, modulated format for its delivery.
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Even an Activist's Gotta Eat: Taking Ownership, Building Platforms

Alternate Title
Reterritorialising Social Media: Indigenous People Rise Up
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Leesa Watego
Journal of Global Indigeneity, vol. 1, no. 2, Reterritorialising Social Media: Indigenous People Rise Up, 2015
Description
Creator of deadlybloggers.com discusses the use of blogs and other forms of social media as an avenue to for Indigenous represent themselves, results of survey of bloggers who use the site. Duration: 40:38.
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Exploring and Revitalizing Indigenous Food Networks in Saskatchewan, Canada, as a Way to Improved Food Security

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Fidji Gendron
Anna Hancherow
Ashley Norton
Health Promotion International, vol. 32, no. 5, October 2017, pp. 808-817
Description
Project involved exploring state of current networks, creating a Facebook page, organizing volunteer opportunities, and surveying workshop participants regarding knowledge and interest in traditional foods.
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Exploring Digital Literacy Learning with the Gwich’in Tribal Council

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rob McMahon
Michael McNally
Crystal Gail Fraser
Hanne Pearce
Trish Fontaine
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 6, no. Special Issue 2, Connectivity in Northern and Indigenous Communities, October 2018, pp. 54-60
Description
Discusses infrastructure challenges surrounding internet connectivity in NWT, strategies for meeting these challenges, and how increased connectivity requires increased digital literacy. Stresses that increased competency with digital technologies allows for them to be used as methods of cultural preservation.
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Facebook Usage among Urban Indigenous Youth at Risk

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Channarong Intahchomphoo
André Vellino
Odd Erik Gundersen
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 45, no. 2, 2021, pp. 103-130
Description
Examines the Facebook posts of at risk Indigenous youth from Ottawa, Ontario and how the platform is used a means to vent to or each out to their peers.
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Feasibility and Acceptability of Virtual Implementation of a Sexual Reproductive Health Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program for Native Youth

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Hima Patel
Kristin Masten
Rachel Chambers
Abagail Edwards
Laura Fleszar ... [et al.]
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 29, no. 2, Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Research with American Indian and Alaska Native Populations, 2022, pp. [63]-84
Description
Looks at the shift to virtual health care through the Respecting the Circle of Life (RCL) program during the COVID pandemic.
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File Hills Internet Officially Launched

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 27, no. 3, October 1997, p. 17
Description
Five Saskatchewan First Nations own the largest, non-government Internet provider in the province.
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First Nations Lag Behind in Connectivity

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Monte Stewart
Business Edge, vol. 8, no. 7, April 04, 2008
Description
Discusses the need for better connectivity to First Nations reserves, such as telephone lines,underground cables, and cellphone towers to provide Internet and other communication services.
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Floes of Information: Connecting to the World

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Craig Clark
Inuktitut, no. 99, Winter, 2006, pp. 32-38
Description
Diary of an eight day trip to the United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis, Tunisia where the topic of discussion was Bridging the Digital Divide.
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Food Policy: The Native Women's Association of Canada Engagement Results

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC)
Description
Purpose of project was to inform development of Canadian Government's National Food Policy, which focused on four themes: access of affordable foods; improving health and food safety; conserving soil, water, and air; and growing more high-quality food. Reports on results gathered from roundtable discussion, grassroots engagement sessions and social media and online survey.
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From JSTOR to Jiní: Incorporating Traditional Knowledge in Teaching Information Literacy at Tribal Colleges

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Rhiannon Sorrell
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 31, no. 1, The New Information Age, Fall, Aug 11, 2019
Description
Discusses the challenges faced by tribal librarians as they work to teach information literacy in both mainstream news and social media outlets while incorporating traditional or Indigenous knowledge and teachings.
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[The Future of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Broadcasting: Conversation and Convergence Series: Halifax Gathering, May 18th, 2017]

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Francella Fiallos
Maureen Googoo
Aggie Baby
Annie Claire
Morris Prokop
Brian Beaton … [et al.]
Description
Includes links to documents, audio recordings of sessions, and programming. Pt. 1: Indigenous Voices? Challenges in Community Radio featuring Francella Fiallos, Maureen Googoo, Aggie Baby. Review of gatherings in Manitoba, Nunavut, Alberta, and British Columbia. Pt. 2: Decolonization? Hand the Media Back! A View from Pjilasi Mi'kma'ki featuring Annie Claire. Pt. 3: Preserving Indigenous Language: Challenges and Solutions featuring Morris Prokop. e-Centres: Community-Based Production/Broadcast Facilities featuring Brian Beaton. Pt.
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[The Future of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Broadcasting: Conversation & Convergence Series: Winnipeg Gathering, February 17, 2017]

Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Rosanna Deerchild
Kim Wheeler
Gary Farmer
Kathleen Buddle
Miles Morrisseau ... [ et al.]
Description
Includes links to program, summary, and audio of three panel discussions. Panel 1: Storytelling on National Ikwe Radio featuring Rosanna Deerchild and Kim Wheeler. A History of Aboriginal Voices Radio featuring Gary Farmer and Kathleen Buddle. On Nativebeat, Indian Country Today and More featuring Miles Morrisseau. Panel 2: Adam Beach Film Institute and Youth Engagement featuring Jim Compton. At the Edge of Canada on UMFM featuring Robert-Falcon Ouellette.
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