Elders

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Alvin Head: FSIN Citizen of the Year

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 27, no. 1, April 1997, p. 29
Description
Former Chief of the Red Earth Band honoured by the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.
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Basil Rambaldini January 3, 1938 - April 21, 2002

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Russell
Kathy
Danny
Gavin
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 26, no. 3, May/June 2002, p. 33
Description
Brief memorial for Australian Aboriginal who was part of the Stolen Generation, taken at birth away from his family.
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The Best Kind of Wisdom: Elders as Instructors and Models for the Next Generation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Peacock
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education , vol. 29, no. 4, Wisdom of Elders, Summer, April 24, 2018, p. [?]
Description
Article profiles two Elders, Lorraine Greybear and Vernon Lambert, who are teaching Dakota language and culture to students at Cankdeska Cikana Community College.
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Bidwewidam: Indigenous Masculinities, Identities & Mino-bimaadiziwin

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Sylvia Maracle
Magda Smolewski
Katherine Minich
Lance Logan-Keye
Jessica Danforth ... [et al.]
Description
Twelve Elders who participated project were asked questions about men's traditional roles and responsibilities, changes which occurred due to colonization, and what is needed to see men achieve the good life.
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Billy Day Awarded NAAA

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mosha Folger
Inuktitut, no. 100, Spring, 2006, pp. 6-7
Description
National Aboriginal Achievement Award (NAAA) presented to Inuvialut Elder who advocated for Arctic environmental preservation.
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Black Elk Speaks

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mark Sanchez
Description
Discussion of Black Elk, the man, and John Neihardt, the author and the different agendas each one had for the book. Ultimately, it is argued, the book is a novel and not an autobiography.
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Black Hawk's "An Autobiography": The Production and Use of an "Indian" Voice

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mark Wallace
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 18, no. 4, Autumn, 1994, pp. 481-494
Description
Literary criticism article which examines Black Hawk: An Autobiography and argues that in addition to its value as a historical text, it should also be considered as an act of literary resistance against the narratives imposed on Indigenous peoples by mainstream society.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Robert E. Florida
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 17, no. 1, 1997, pp. 178-179
Description
Book review of: Black Elk and Flaming Rainbow: Personal Memoirs of the Lakota Holy Man and John Neihardt by Hilda Neihardt.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Various Authors
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 22, no. 2, 2002, pp. 399-402
Description
Book reviews of 10 books: An Overview of Aboriginal and Treaty Rights and Compensation for their Breach by Robert Mainville. Black Elk Lives: Conversations With the Black Elk Family by Esther Black Elk DeSersa, Olivia Black Elk Pourier, Aaron DeSersa Jr., Clifton DeSersa. Black Elk Speaks, Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) by Nicholas Black Elk. Choctaws at the Crossroads: The Political Economy of Class and Culture in the Oklahoma Timer Region by Sandra Faiman-Silva.
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The Buffalo, the Chickadee, and the Eagle: A Multispecies Textual History of Plenty Coups’s Multivocal Autobiography

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jasmine Spencer
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 43, no. 2, Spring, 2019, pp. 168-203
Description
Critical essay in which the author argues that Coups’s autobiography, originally published in 1930 as American: The Life Story of a Great Indian, Plenty- coups, Chief of the Crows is best read as multivocal text that presents both human and more-than-human voices and perspectives.
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Building Harmony

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Cynthia Block
Description
Looks at the three main objectives of the Office of the Treaty Commissioner: recognize the past, resolve outstanding treaty issues and revive the treaty relationship through education. Duration: 11:59.
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Chief Cook Humble Despite Accomplishments

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, March 18, 2005, p. A13
Description
Chronicles the accomplishments of the long serving chief of the Lac La Ronge Band in northern Saskatchewan who's retiring from the post.
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Chief Dan George: Acclaimed Actor, Gentle Soul

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cheryl Petten
Windspeder, vol. 21, no. 3, 2003, p. 30
Description
Brief biography of Chief Dan George, an actor and spokeperson for Native peoples, as well as his soliloquy Lament for Confederation.
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Chief Gordon Oakes Left Outstanding Legacy

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, February 8, 2002, p. A13
Description
Summarizes the life of Gorden Oakes (1933-2002) as Chief of Nekaneet First Nation in southwestern Saskatchewan.
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A Choctaw Odyssey: The Life of Lesa Phillip Roberts

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Charles Roberts
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 14, no. 3, Summer, 1990, pp. 259-276
Description
Author describes the life of his grandmother, articulating the ways that the United States has changed and developed since her birth in 1890, discusses the effects of these changes and and developments on the Choctaw Nation.
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Collaborative Museum Research With Yu'pik Elders

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Dawn Biddison
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 29, no. 1-2, Préserver la langue et les savoirs / Preserving Language and Knowledge, 2005, pp. 341-344
Description
Reviews of two books: Yu'pik Elders at the Ethnologisches Museum Berlin: Fieldwork Turned on Its Head by Ann Fienup-Rirodan. Ciuliamta Akluit: Things of Our Ancestors by Marie Mead and Ann Fienup-Rirodan.
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Contemporary Canadian Aboriginal Art: Storyworking in the Public Sphere

Alternate Title
How Canadian Communicate ; 4
How Canadians Communicate IV: Media and Politics
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Troy Patenaude
Description
Looks at the process of storywork which interweaves elder teachings, cultural stories, and personal experiences. Chapter 15 from How Canadians Communicate IV: Media and Politics edited by David Taras and Christopher Waddell. Chapter located by scrolling to page 317 or clicking on Chapter 15 on left sidebar.
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Conversations with Our Elders

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anne-Marie Miller
[Irene Adamson
Mary Hager
Martha Taylor]
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 14, no. 4, Women of the North, Fall, 1994, pp. 70-71
Description
Presents brief interviews with an female Elders.
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Conversations with Remarkable Native Americans

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Caroline Laurent
NAIS: Journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring, 2014, pp. 125-127
Description
Book review of: Conversations with Remarkable Native Americans by Joëlle Rostkowski.
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Creating Language Teams in Oklahoma Native American Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary Linn
Marcellino Berardo
Akira Y. Yamamoto
International Journal of the Sociology of Language, no. 132, 1998, pp. 61-78
Description
Presents an account of what most elderly speakers of Oklahoma Native American languages feel about their languages and the issues and problems of designing programs for language revitalization.
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Crowe Loved the Land

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, December 13, 2004, p. B1
Description
Elder Ernest Crowe, from the Piapot First Nation, is fondly remembered.
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Cultural Permanence for Indigenous Children and Youth: Reflections From a Delegated Aboriginal Agency in British Columbia

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kathleen Bennett
First Peoples Child & Family Review, vol. 10, no. 1, Special Issue on Custom Adoptions, 2015, pp. 99-115
Description
Overview of Northwest Inter-Nation Family and Community Services (NIFCS) who aim to meet the holistic needs of children and youth in their care by increasing cultural knowledge.
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The Dane-zaa Creation Story

Alternate Title
Where Happiness Dwells: A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Robin Ridington
Jillian Ridington
Description
Presents two versions of Dreamer Charlie Yahey's creation story. Preface, introduction and chapter one from Where Happiness Dwells: A History of the Dane-zaa First Nations by Robin Ridington and Jillian Ridington.
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