Biography

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100 Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces

Alternate Title
One Hundred Canadian Heroines: Famous and Forgotten Faces
Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Miléna Santoro
American Review of Canadian Studies, vol. 36, no. 1, Spring, 2006, pp. 145-147
Description
Book review of: 100 Canadian Heroines by Merna Forster
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50 Years With Indians and Settlers on Lake Winnipeg

Alternate Title
Fifty Years With Indians and Settlers on Lake Winnipeg
E-Books
Author/Creator
Frederick Leach
Description
Oblate author recounts his life in Manitoba including his perspectives on traditional medicine, being a judge in Juvenile Court and attending treaty day at Little Grand Rapids in 1919.
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Aboriginal Astronomer Credited with Comet Find

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 26, no. 8, November 2008, p. 19
Description

Brief profile of role model Rob Cardinal, a Blackfoot astronomer credited with discovering Comet Cardinal.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.19.

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Aboriginal Consulting Services and Eagle Feather News

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Shannon Lozinski
The Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development, vol. 2, no. 1, Winter, 2001, pp. 23-29
Description
Presents a biography of John Lagimodiere, and how he developed business ventures in face of various challenges.
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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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Aborigines, Artefacts and Anguish

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Ronald M. Berndt
Aboriginal History, vol. 6, no. 2, 1982, pp. 149-151
Description
Book review of: Aborigines, Artefacts, and Anguish by Ward McNally. Review located by scrolling to page 149.
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About the Author

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bradley Marshall
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 35, no. 1, 2011, pp. 71-72
Description
Brief biographies of three American panelists’.
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Adam Beach

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Catherine Solmes
Description
Biography and filmography of young Saulteaux actor who has appeared in North of 60, Windtalkers and other movie and television roles.
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Ahchuchwahauhhatohapit (Ahchacoosacootacoopits, Star Blanket)

Alternate Title
Starblanket
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
John L. Tobias
Description
Starblanket, Plains Cree Treaty 4 leader (c. 1845-1917) endeavoured throughout his life to obtain fulfillment of promises made by the Crown. Accessible from Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.
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Ahtahkakoop (c. 1816-96)

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Deanna Christensen
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Description
Explains, in a brief history, how Ahtahkakoop chose the land for the reserve which now bears his name and how he was the second chief to sign Treaty 6 at Fort Carlton in 1876.
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Akicita of the Thunder: Horses in Black Elk's Vision

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Julian Rice
MELUS, vol. 12, no. 1, Native American Literature , Spring, 1985, pp. 5-23
Description
Examines the underlying symbolism through the metaphor of the horse as messenger and contends that because of editing by Neihardt (the transcriber), much of spirit of the medicine man's autobiography is missed.
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Alfredo Rodriguez

Web Sites » Personal
Author/Creator
Alfredo Rodriguez
Description
Website contains images of paintings, biography, publications and upcoming events by the noted artist of the American West.
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Almighty Voice

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 3, no. 6, August 1973, p. 6
Description
Account of the events leading to the death of Shu-Kwe-weetam, a member in One Arrow's Band at the Duck Lake agency.
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"Among the Word Animals": A Conversation With Marilyn Dumont

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jennifer Andrews
Marilyn Dumont
Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne, vol. 29, no. 1, Winter, 2004, pp. [146]-160
Description
Interview with the author of the two poetry volumes, A Really Good Brown Girl and green girl dreams Mountains.
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Andrea Menard

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Library and Archives Canada
Description
Very brief biography of the singer, actress and author as well as a list of suggested readings.
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Angie Debo: Pioneering Historian

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Douglas A. Hurt
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 25, no. 3, Summer, 2001, pp. 480-481
Description
Book review of: Angie Debo: Pioneering Historian by Shirley A. Leckie.
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Architecture as a Living Process

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Douglas J. Cardinal
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 22, no. 1, Creating Power in the Land of the Eagle, 1998, pp. 3-9
Description
Keynote address presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Canadian Aboriginal Science and Technology Society.
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An Art of Survivance: Angel DeCora at Carlisle

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anne Ruggles Gere
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 28, no. 3/4, The Recovery of Indigenous Knowledge, Summer/Autumn, 2004, pp. 649-684
Description
Features the life and works of the author, a supporter of Native American arts who taught at the Carlisle (Pennsylvania) Indian School from 1906 to 1915.
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"As if Reviewing His Life": Bull Lodge's Narrative and the Mediation of Self-Representation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joseph P. Gone
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 30, no. 1, Special Issue on New Directions in American Indian Autobiography, 2006, pp. 67-86
Description
This article examines the autobiography,The Seven Visions of Bull Lodge, as Told by His Daughter, Garter Snake. In the book, Bull Lodge narrates his life story about his youth who becomes a warrior.
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Baker Lakes Superhero Businessman

Articles » General
Author/Creator
William Tagoona
Inuktitut, no. 97, Summer, 2005, pp. 14-21
Description
Profile of Peter Tapetai, owner of a successful trucking enterprise.
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