Geography

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Aa-Wiichaautuwiihkw: Coming Together to Walk Together. Creating a Culturally Appropriate Watershed and Marine Protected Area in Paakumshumwaau (Old Factory) James Bay, Quebec ; Year 3

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Shu Yi Chu
Jodie Martinson
Valerie Crystal
Anna Usborne
Sophie Lefrançois ... [et al.]
Description
Final report of three-year research project. Looks at what needs to be protected and what is offered for marine protection by the federal government.
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Aboriginal Place Names

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Author/Creator
Indian and Nothern Affairs Canada
Description
Sample of some the many geographic names with Aboriginal origins.
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Aboriginal Students and School Mobility in British Columbia Public Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cheryl Aman
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, vol. 54, no. 4, Winter, 2008, pp. 356-377
Description
Reviews literature on school change and student achievement, data relating to school change of Aboriginal students in public schools, and consequences for schools with high rates of mobile Aboriginal students.
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Access and Barriers to Food Items and Food Preparation Among Plains Indians

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Betty Geishirt Cantrell
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 65-74
Description
Discusses four-year study of Sioux and Winnebago peoples to develop and evaluate a diabetes education program; they found education about diet and diabetes is not enough, when access to healthier diet is a continuing problem.
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Achomawi Geography

Alternate Title
University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology ; v.23, no.5
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Author/Creator
Fred B. Kniffen
Description
Part of: University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, vol. 23, (pp297-332).
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Addressing Disparities in the Health of American Indian and Alaska Native People: The Importance of Improved Public Health Data

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ursula E. Bauer
Marcus Plescia
American Journal of Public Health , vol. 104, no. S3, Supplement 3, June 2014, pp. S255-S247
Description
Uses links to Indian Health Services (IHS) patient records to lessen misclassification of race and identify eligibility for services from federally recognized tribes.
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Adventures of a Surveyor in the Canadian Northwest, 1880-1883

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lewis H. Thomas
W. T. Thompson
Saskatchewan History, vol. 3, no. 3, Autumn, 1950, pp. 81-98
Description
Memoir of surveyor William Thomas Thompson; introduction by Lewis H. Thomas. Describes Thompson’s route, work, and experiences in Western Canada; includes encounters with Tatanka Iyotake (Sitting Bull), Chief Sakimay, Métis and Saulteaux people, the RCMP, and several government representatives. Entire issue on one pdf file, scroll to page 81.
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Air Clinic To Warraber Island

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Freda Filewood
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, March 1984, pp. 26-27
Description
Briefly discusses the logistical challenges of providing health care to isolated island located 72 kilometres north east of Thursday Island in the Torres Strait, Australia.
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Air Travel To The Outer Islands

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lena Passi
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 8, no. 1, March 1984, pp. 24-25
Description
Article discusses the challenges of providing health care across the seventeen islands that comprise the Torres Straits Islands
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Alaska Sites Contend as Native Americans' First Stop

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lisa Busch
Science, vol. 264, no. 5157, New Series, April 15, 1994, p. 347
Description
Discusses a migration theory and a search for the original point of entry by the prehistoric man from Asia through Alaska.
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Alexander Mackenzie Voyageur Route

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
From Quebec City, to Alexander Mackenzie Provincial Park west of Bella Coola, British Columbia route of waterways unites Canada historically and geographically....
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Allotment Knowledges: Grid Spaces, Home Places, and Storyscapes on The Way to Rainy Mountain

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marcel Brousseau
NAIS: Journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, vol. 5, no. 1, Spring, 2018, pp. 136-167
Description
Looks at Kiowa responses to allotment by comparing N. Scott Momaday’s canonical literary work to Mark Palmer's "Indigital" cartography in terms of understanding, recording and remembering the process and effects of the United States government’s policy in the Oklahoma territory.
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Amakomanak: An Early Holocene Microblade Site in Northwestern Alaska

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Yan Axel Gómez Coutouly
Arctic Anthropology, vol. 54, no. 2, 2017, pp. 111-135
Description
Author compares Amakomanak microblade assemblage to that of others from sites in Alaska; argues that the raw materials available in a given area are responsible for the different microblade designs described.
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