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Aboriginal Archives Guide

Alternate Title
Occasional Paper (Canadian Church Historical Society) ; no. 8
E-Books
Author/Creator
Edward Atkinson
Patricia Kennedy
Wilma MacDonald
Sheree Bonaparte
Krisztina Laszlo
Warren Sinclair
Description
Discusses the importance of preserving oral traditions, oral histories and written archival records.
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Aboriginal Documentary Heritage: Historical Collections of the Canadian Government

Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
Library and Archives Canada
Description
Website deals with the relationship between the federal government and Aboriginal peoples from the late 1700s to the mid-20th century. Site is divided into three sections: Red and Black Series, Treaties, Surrenders and Agreements, and Aboriginal Soldiers in the First World War.
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Aboriginal Research Resources

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Portal "brings together inter-disciplinary sources and information relating to Indigenous Studies and Native-newcomer relations at the University of Saskatchewan". Contains links to library & archive holdings, other collections, scholarly output, etc.
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The Advantages of Mingling Indians with Whites

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction at the Nineteenth Annual Session Held in Denver, Col., June 23-29, 1892
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
R. H. Pratt
Description

Speech given by Pratt, who established Carlisle Indian Industrial School, the first of the Indian residential schools in the United States, in 1879. Taken from The Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, Nineteenth Annual Session.

Related Material: Excerpt.

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Ahousaht Residential School Records

Alternate Title
Guide to Residential Schools Records at the Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives, Part 4
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Pacific Mountain Regional Council of the United Church of Canada
Description
Guide to documents held in the United Church Archive in British Columbia. Arranged alphabetically by the name of the collection or fonds, with the ability to click on title and access more detailed description from MemoryBC.
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Alaska's Digital Archives

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Website has links to thousands of primary resources materials including digital photographs, albums, oral histories, maps, documents and timeline.
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Alberni Residential School

Alternate Title
Guide to Residential School Records at the Pacific Mountain Regional Council Archives, Part 3
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Pacific Mountain Regional Council of the United Church of Canada
Description
Guide to documents held in the United Church Archive in British Columbia. Arranged alphabetically by the name of the collection or fonds, with the ability to click on title and access description from MemoryBC.
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Alexander Morris

Alternate Title
Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion
Images » Photographs
Description
Caption:: "Alexander Morris, Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories, negotiated Treaty Six on behalf of the Canadian government." From the book Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion by Blair Stonechild and Bill Waiser.
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American Indian Digital History Project

Alternate Title
Akwesasne Notes
American Indian Center Newsletter
Honga: The Leader
The American Indian Magazine: A Journal of Race Progress
The Indian Historian
The Indian Voice
Woonspe Wankantu: Santee Normal Training School
Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
American Indian Digital History Project
Description

Includes links to several publications: The Indian Historian; The American Indian Magazine: A Journal of Race Progress; Honga: The Leader; The Indian Voice; Woonspe Wankantu: Santee Normal Training School, and Akwesasne Notes.

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American Indian Histories and Cultures

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Adam Matthew Digital
Description
Contains links to extensive list of full-text documents pertaining to Canada, United States and Mexico, maps, visual galleries, online exhibitions, brief biographies, and features cross-searching capability with the American West website. Material is drawn from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection.
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American Indian Records in the National Archives

Alternate Title
Native American Heritage
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Description
Information about Native Americans who maintained their association with the federally recognized tribes.
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Ara Irititja Project

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Ara Irititja Project
Description
Website aims to be a repository of materials (photographs, films, sound recordings or documents) that are culturally and historically significant to the Indigenous people of central Australia.
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Archival Captive--The American Indian

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
William T. Hagan
American Archivist, vol. 41, no. 2, April 1978, pp. 135-142
Description
Focuses on how non-Indians have both written and interpreted the American historical record.
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Archival Initiatives for the Indigenous Collections at the American Philosophical Society

Alternate Title
Case Studies on Access Policies for Native American Archival Materials ; no. 1
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Brian Carpenter
Description
Describes initiatives undertaken by the Society to provide meaningful and appropriate access to its collections. The initiatives included projects to digitize and more accurately describe items, assess research constituencies, and to collaborate with Indigenous communities.
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Archives and Native Claims

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James Morrison
Archivaria, vol. 9, Winter, 1979-80, pp. 15-32
Description
Comments on the government's "White Paper" of June 1969.
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Australia Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries

Alternate Title
Australian Academic & Research Libraries ; vol. 36, no. 2, 2005
E-Books
Author/Creator
Dagmar Schmidmaier
Martin Nakata
Marcia Langton
Martin Nakata
Alex Byrne .. [et al.]
Description
Papers presented at a two-day colloquium, Libraries and Indigenous Knowledge, in December 2004, Sidney, Australia.
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Battleford Indians at Special Ceremony

Alternate Title
Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion
Images » Photographs
Description
Photograph. Caption: "Battleford Indians [including three former warriors] at a special ceremony commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the battle." Participants in group photo; outdoor scene. From the book Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion by Blair Stonechild and Bill Waiser.
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Battleford on the flats south of Battle River prior to its removal in 1886 to high ground across the battle.

Images » Photographs
Description
Battleford on the flats south of Battle River prior to its removal in 1886 to high ground across the Battle River. The two small buildings to the left on the low ground belonged to the telegraph office, the long peaked-roof structure to the right was Alexander Macdonald's store, and the square cottage-shaped building was the Saskatchewan Herald Office. P.G. Laurie's home can be seen to the right of the trail winding up the hill, and the government buildings along the horizon.
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Big Bear at Stony Mountain Penitentiary

Alternate Title
Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion
Images » Photographs
Description
Image of Big Bear seated with four non-Aboriginal men standing behind him; outdoor scene. Caption: "When Big Bear surrendered at Carlton on 4 July 1885, he had been reduced to a shell of his former self, and his strategy for dealing with the Canadian government lay in total ruin." From the book Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion by Blair Stonechild and Bill Waiser.
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Blackfeet at Earnscliffe

Alternate Title
Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion
Images » Photographs
Description
Image of a gathering of Blackfoot members and associates at Earnscliffe, residence of John A. MacDonald, located in Ottawa, Ontario. On back of photograph: "Front row, left to right: North Axe; Peigan Chief; One Spot; Blood sub-chief. Middle row: Three Bulls, half brother of Crowfoot; Crowfoot; Blackfoot Chief, died 2nd April, 1890; Red Cloud; Blood Chief. Back row: Father Lacombe; John L'Heureux, interpreter. From the book Loyal till Death: Indians and the North-West Rebellion by Blair Stonechild and Bill Waiser.
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Building Diabetes Research Capacity in Aboriginal Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Heather J. Dean
Jeff Readings
Canadian Journal of Diabetes, vol. 29, no. 4, December 2005, pp. 379-380
Description
Introductory note to issue featuring original manuscripts about the disease among Indigenous peoples in Canada.
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"Canon T. Clarke a Veteran of the West--In 50 Years Has Seen the West Transformed."

Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains a newspaper article from The Journal newspaper published in Melfort, Saskatchewan Volume 18, May, 1927 (one page). It is a brief summary of Thomas Clarke's life in the West as a missionary for the Anglican church from May 1877 to May 1927. He was mainly an educator of Aboriginal children on reserves and at Battleford Industrial School. He also gives a brief account of his involvement in the North-West rebellion in 1885.
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Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Archives & Special Collections
Dickerson College
Description

Website includes links to digitized student records, list and ledgers, cemetery information, teaching resources, and publications such as The Indian Helper and The Red Man.

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Challenges of Treaty Interpretation No. 2

Alternate Title
Treaty Interpretation 2 - Treaty Conference
Vancouver Island Pre-Confederation Treaties Conference, 2012
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
John Lutz
Cole Harris
Raymond Frogner
Louise Mandell
Description
Speakers discuss: ambiguity in both oral accounts and written versions of the Douglas Treaties; litigation arising from treaties; archival treatment of colonial documents pertaining to the treaties and the bound register; contradictory views about the issue of treaty annuities versus lump sum payments. Followed by question and answer period. Duration: 2:01:00.
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