Children & Youth

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Adam Tanuyak

Articles » General
Author/Creator
William Belsey
Inuktitut, no. 84, 1999, pp. 9-11
Description
Biography of a 12 year old student who excels in the area of Information Technology.
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Art: A Way to Cope with Peer Pressure

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Darren Deschambeault
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 30, no. 1, Winter, 1999/2000, p. 25
Description
Darren Sugar is a teenager who is interested in art and becoming an artist.
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Book Review

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Janice Gray
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, 1997, pp. 381-385
Description
Book review of: Indigenous Legal Issues by Heather McRae, Garth Nettheim and Laura Beacroft
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Brown Girl Dancing

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kate Monture
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 26, no. 3/4, Indigenous Women in Canada: the Voices of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Women, Winter/Spring, 2008, pp. 177-178
Description
Highlights the difficulties faced by reserve residents when accessing urban amenities.
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Clear Goals and a Loving Family Help Youth Succeed

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joan Black
Windspeaker, vol. 16, no. 12, April 1999, p. 3
Description

Brief profile of sixteen year old Alika LaFontaine, recipient of the National Aboriginal Achievement Award, the Rotary Club Service Award for academics and the Sherwood Co-operative Service Award. All the awards attest to his commitment to academic achievement, career goals, and community service.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.23.

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Connecticut River Valley Awakening

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alice Azure
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 24, no. 3, Fall, 2012, pp. 115-137
Description
Author looks at her formative years, living with her parents and living in a Children's Home. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 115.
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First Contact With The Europeans

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nicole Nicholas
The Beaver, vol. 85, no. 4, August/September 2005, pp. 56-57
Description
Short story is the winner of the Canadian Aboriginal Youth Writing Challenge.
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Gladys, We Never Knew: The Life of a Child in a BC Indian Residential School

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
BCTF Aboriginal Education Program
Description
Teacher resource based on the life of Gladys Chapman, a young girl who died as a result of tuberculosis while attending residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia. Presents lessons which focus on her life while living in her home community of Spuzzum and after entering the school.
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June Shappa

Articles » General
Inuktitut, no. 84, 1999, p. 7
Description
Brief biography of the youngest high school graduate and recipient of the Governor General's Academic Medal for the highest academic standing in her class.
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Rabbit-Proof Fence: A True Story

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
L. Hercus
Aboriginal History , vol. 25, Aboriginality in Southeastern Australia, 2001, pp. 297-298
Description
Book review of: Rabbit-Poof Fence: A True Story, Now a Major Film by Phillip Noyce by Doris Pilkington/Nugi Farimara. Review located by scrolling to page 297.
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Residential Truth: Unified Future

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ian Bee
Amber-Lynn Flamand
Courtenay Agecoutay
Bacilia Ramirez
Kim Webber
Description
Video relates personal experiences of students who attended residential schools.
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Teen a Role Model to Other Youth

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeaker, vol. 19, no. 9, January 2002, p. B2
Description

Focuses on Desarae Eashappie; winner of Saskatchewan's 2001 Fresh Faces Model Search contest and 2002 SaskTel Aboriginal Youth Awards of Excellence in the education category.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.16.

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Unbecoming a "Dirty Savage": Jane Willis's Geniesh: An Indian Girlhood

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Linda Warley
Canadian Literature, no. 156, Spring, 1998 , pp. 83-103
Description
Comments on an autobiography that was published the same year as Halfbreed by Maria Campbell but lacked critical attention. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 83.
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Youth Perspective

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Tunu Napartuk
Inuktitut, no. 91, 2002, pp. 64-73
Description
Conference presentation by the former President of the National Inuit Youth Council advocates the creation of a separate government department for the Inuit.
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