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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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15 Questions to Test Your Knowledge

Articles » General
Windspeaker, vol. 21, no. 12, March 2004, p. 33
Description

Author tests the readers' knowledge about noteworthy Aboriginal women in Canada.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.33.

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Aboriginal Women at Midlife: Grandmothers as Agents of Change

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn M. Meadows
Wilfreda E. Thurston
Laura E. Lagendyk
Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 24, no. 1, Womens Health and Well-Being, Fall, 2005, pp. 159-165
Description
Study findings suggest that women who focus on the future for either themselves or their grandchildren may improve health for themselves and others.
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About Sandra Laronde

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Red Sky Performance
Description
Brief biography of the producer, director, actress and founder of the Red Sky theatre group which is based in Toronto.
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Actor Gives Back Willingly

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pamela Sexsmith
Windspeaker, vol. 17, no. 11, March 2000, p. 20
Description

Brief profile of Cree actor, Carol Greyeyes, artistic director and principal of the Indigenous Theatre School. The article tells how Carol is able to fulfill her life goal of serving her community by bringing together theatre, directing and teaching in Saskatchewan.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.32.

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Alanis Obomsawin

Alternate Title
Senses of Cinema
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul Williams
Senses of Cinema, no. 22, September-October 2002, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the work of the prominent Canadian filmmaker, including such films as Incident at Restigouche, My Name is Kahentiiosta and Spudwrench: Kahnawake.
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Allegations, Secrets, and Silence: Perspectives on the Controversy of Roberta Sykes and the Snake Dreaming Series

Alternate Title
Culture and the State ; v. 2
Disability Studies & Indigenous Studies
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Corey China
pp. 108-123
Description
Examines the controversy over the question of the author's Aboriginality and ethnicity. Excerpt from Disability Studies & Indigenous Studies. Entire book on one pdf. To access paper, scroll to p. 108.
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Ambassador to Vietnam a Circle of Honour Recipient

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Verla Chatsis
Eagle Feather News, vol. 13, no. 9, September 2010, p. 19
Description
Profiles the accomplishments of Deborah Chatsis, a member of Ahtahkakoop First Nation, and her appointment as Canada's ambassador to Vietnam. Article found by scrolling to page 19.
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American Indian Ballerinas

Alternate Title
[Civilization of the American Indian Series; v. 33]
[North American Indian Thought and Culture]
E-Books
Author/Creator
Lili Cockerille Livingston
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American Indian Women: Nurturing American Indian Cultural and Political Continuance

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Christopher B. Teuton
NWSA Journal, vol. 15, no. 2, Summer, 2003, pp. 123-134
Description
Book reviews of: Native American Women: A Biographical Dictionary edited by Gretchen M. Bataille and Laurie Lisa, Sifters: Native American Women's Lives edited by Theda Perdue, Te Ata: Chickasaw Storyteller, American Treasure by Richard Green, Esther Ross: Stillaguamish Champion by Robert H. Ruby and John A. Brown, Off the Reservation: Reflections on Boundary-Busting, Border Crossing, Loose Cannons by Paula Gunn Allen, Anti-Indianism in Modern America: A Voice from Tatekeya's Earth by Elizabeth Cook-Lynn.
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American Indian Women: Telling Their Lives

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Arnold Krupat
American Literature, vol. 57, no. 1, March 1985, pp. 164-165
Description
Book review of: American Indian Women by Gretchen M. Bataille and Kathleen Mullen Sands.
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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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The Angels Walked In Front Of Me

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cynthia Smith-Schuhmacher
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 27, no. 2, March/April 2003, pp. 20-22
Description
Author recalls troubled childhood family life and how she overcame these challenges to have a fulfilling life.
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Anishinabemowin: A Way of Seeing the World Reclaiming My Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary Young
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 27, no. 1, Advancing Aboriginal Language and Literacy, 2003, pp. 101-107
Description
Conference presentation on the importance of maintaining Indigenous languages and the unique view of the world these languages offer.
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An Appreciation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Helen Jaskoski
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 17, no. 2, Special Issue: Honoring A. Lavonne Brown, Summer, 2005, pp. 89-95
Description
Outlines the contributions of A. LaVonne Brown Ruoff to the literary world. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 89.
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The Archives

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Robert Dale Parker
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 17, no. 2, Special Issue: Honoring A. Lavonne Brown, Summer, 2005, pp. 98-99
Description
Tribute to A. Lavonne Brown Ruoff, Dean of Native American Literary Studies, for her writing contributions. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 98.
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[The Art of Mary Anne Barkhouse]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Curatorial Collective
Description
Includes brief biography, listing of exhibitions, publications and images from online exhibition.
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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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Artist Database: Merasty, Angelique

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative
Description
Short biography for Angelique Merasty, Canadian birch bark biter, and bibliography of writings about her.
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The Artistry and Ability of Traditional Women Healers

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Roxanne Struthers
Health Care For Women International, vol. 24, no. 4, April 2003, pp. 340-354
Description
Presents unstructured interviews of the lives, backgrounds, and traditional healing practices of six Ojibwa and Cree women healers from Canada and the United States.
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Athapaskan Women: Lives and Legends

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
A. P. Legat
Arctic, vol. 33, no. 4, December 1980, pp. 852-853
Description
Book review of: Athapaskan Women: Lives and Legends by Julie Cruikshank
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The “Authentic Indian”: Sarah Winnemucca's Resistance to Colonial Constructions of Indianness

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sarah Bonnie Humud
American Indian Culture and Research Journal , vol. 42, no. 2, Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, 2018, pp. 57-76
Description
Author examines the work of Sarah Winnemucca, a Northern Paiute author, lecturer, interpreter, and army scout; argues that Winnemucca challenges the stereotypes of Indigenous authenticity which have been used as a strategy of settler biopolitics.
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Bernard Wheeler: Pioneer in Aboriginal Journalism

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Canadian Dimension, vol. 39, no. 6, Nov/Dec 2005, p. 25
Description
Brief biography of the late, distinguished journalist (1937-2005), giving praise for her commitment to her native land.
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Bernice Sayese

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Heather Andrews Miller
Windspeaker, vol. 24, no. 11, February 2007, p. 26
Description

Chronicles the life and works of the first Aboriginal woman to receive the Prince Albert Citizen of the Year Award.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.26.

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