Dwellings & Architecture

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1982 Elders Conference (1/5)

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
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Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Appendices

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Community Design Needs & Preferences and Application of Local Materials
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Lisa Hardess
Rodney C. McDonald
Darren Thomas
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Description
Includes survey questions, community profiles and research findings from each of the 14 First Nations involved in study, and results of visits to three sites where local materials were being used in construction. Full research report. Community Report.
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Aboriginal Housing Assessment: Community Design Needs & Preferences and Application of Local Materials [Research Report]

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Housing: Local Materials and Design Preferences
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-001
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
Lisa Hardess
Rodney C. McDonald
Darren Thomas
Description
Discusses results of research conducted in three locations where local materials were used in construction and survey of 14 First Nations as to their requirements for appropriate housing. Includes both summary and main report. Community Report. Appendices.
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Aboriginal Housing: Local Materials and Design Preferences

Alternate Title
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-001
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Policy and Research Division]
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Description
Summarizes study which investigated whether housing was culturally appropriate and conducted site visits to locations where local resources had been used in construction. Revised edition.
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Aime Joseph Dumont Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Aime Joseph Dumont
Victoria Racette
Indian History Film Project
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Alfred Durocher #1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred Durocher
Victoria Racette
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes a discussion of Alfred Durocher's life.
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Alphonse Beaver Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alphonse Beaver
David Starr
Indian History Film Project
Description
Area of land covered by trapper, aged 74, in northern Alberta -- his life as a trapper, and working in Fort McMurray.
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The American Indian: What and Whence

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John Campbell
The Canadian Magazine, vol. 2, no. 4, February 1894, pp. [305]-319
Description
Comments on the ethnographical study of the American Indian. Entire issue on one pdf. Refer to pages 305-319 for relevant article.
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[Anglican Church]

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Hans Dommasch
Description
Partial exterior of church, with sign in front and bell on roof visible. Caption by Dommasch: "Tuktoyaktuk April 1989".
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Antoine Lonesinger 2 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories of a Woods Cree who turned a Plains Cree son-in-law into a bone spirit and the revenge that came from that.
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Antoine Lonesinger 5 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes a biographical account of Antoine Lonesinger's life that includes stories about farming, trapping, house construction and the making of charcoal and lime. He also tells of the murder of an Indian Agent at the hands of a Blackfoot named Owl Eyes.
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Arches and Awnings: Architecture in the Arctic

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Norman Verano
Inuit Art Quarterly, vol. 19, no. 2, Summer, 2004, pp. 29-[31]
Description
Exhibition centers around Inuit artists' depictions of scenes which almost exclusively feature tents or igloos, rather than modern structures. Curated by Melanie Evtushenko. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to p. 29.
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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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Architecture As Ceremony: Use of Traditional Knowledge in Design

Alternate Title
Indigenous Architecture Lecture Series
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Patrick Stewart
Description
Patrick Stewart, Indigenous architect, of the Nisga'a First Nation in British Columbia looks at elements he considers when starting a project: architectural principles; traditions and culture; policy/local conventions and knowledge. Duration: 53:06.
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The Architecture at Three Saqqaq Sites in the Nuuk Fjord, Greenland

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Maria Hinnerson Berglund
Études Inuit Studies, vol. 27, no. 1-2, Architecture paléoesquimaude / Palaeoeskimo Architecture, 2003, pp. 329-346
Description
Focuses on box hearths, an axial feature and a boulder hearth at three excavated sites on the West Coast of Greenland.
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Architecture for Elder Health in Remote British Columbia: A Nisga’a-Led Research

Alternate Title
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-030
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Policy and Research Division]
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Description
Summary of study which investigated interrelationship between health and housing. Lists challenges, traditional solution, potential present-day solution, and examples of how some communities have met the challenge. Highlights from research report of same name.
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The Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Art Studies

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Bill Reid Centre for Northwest Coast Art Studies
Simon Fraser University
Description
Website contains links to Virtual Village Project, online exhibits, information on canoes, totem poles, and architecture, and a collection of over 60 pages of images.
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The Blackfoot War Lodge: Its Construction and Use

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John C. Ewers
American Anthropologist, vol. 46, no. 2, pt.1, New Series, April-June 1944, pp. 182-192
Description
Describes the building techniques used for these structures and how they were utilized in warfare.
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Building a Tipi: Video Series

Alternate Title
Gr K-12: The Tipi
Tipi Camp: Virtual Tour
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Miriam Thomas
Royal Saskatchewan Museum
Description
Six videos explain the steps in the construction of the traditional buffalo hide tipi which was created for the First Nations Gallery of the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. They are: preparing the hides, tanning the hides, sewing the hides, setting up the tipi, blessing the tipi, and tipi living. Accompanied by a virtual tour of the tipi camp in the First Nations Gallery.
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Building Longhouses and Constructing Identities: A Brief History of the Coqualeetza Longhouse and Shxwt’a:selhawtxw

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jonathan Clapperton
University of the Fraser Valley: Research Review, vol. 2, no. 2, Through Students Eyes: Selected Papers from the the Stó:lō Ethnohistory Field School , Spring, 2009, pp. 95-118
Description
Argues that the two teaching longhouses are examples of Aboriginal people influencing and controlling the cultural education process.
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Building Sovereignty: The Architectural Sources of Ouje-Bougoumou

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Caroline Stevens
Joan Reid Acland
Canadian Issues, vol. 21, [Aboriginal Peoples in Canada/Futures and Identities], [Winter], 1999, pp. 124-142
Description
Comments on the two guiding objectives of the architecture and town planning designed by Douglas J. Cardinal.
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