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1885 - Aftermath

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Kurt Boyer
Our Legacy
kã-ki-pe-isi-nakatamãkawiyahk
Description
Looks at the aftermath of the defeated Métis at the Battle of Batoche and the fallout of the North-West Resistance for what would later become Canada.
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1885 / Metis Rebellion or Government Conspiracy? - Don McLean. - 1985.

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Don McLean
Description
Book order forms for Don McLean's book which re-examines MacDonald's National Policy and its impact on the Métis of Western Canada at the time of the 1885 Resistance. He provides evidence to show that the Canadian government may have conspired to force the Métis to rebellion in order to save the CPR and the land settlement companies from bankruptcy. McLean believes that the Hudson's Bay Company and the CPR contributed to the conflict.
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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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1st Annual Creative Leaders Aboriginal Economic Prosperity Symposium [Nancy Villeneuve, Virginie Bronsard, Mary Jane Loustel]

Alternate Title
[CAP Creative Leaders Symposium]
[Congress of Aboriginal Peoples Creative Leaders Symposium]
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Nancy Villeneuve
Virginie Bronsard
Mary Jane Loustel
thorvick's method productions
Description
CN Railway human resources representatives describe company's recruitment challenges and strategies, and employment opportunities. Representative from IBM discusses the company's innovative technology, collaborative initiatives, and the IGNITE program for K-12 students. Followed by question and answer period. Duration: 1:11:27.
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Aboriginal Australians Abroad 1606-1875

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Mulvaney
Aboriginal History, vol. 12, no. 1, 1988, pp. 41-48
Description
Looks at overseas voyagers and explorers, including the discovery of the Torres Strait Islands.
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Aboriginal People at Ceremony

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
George Mann Jr. (photographer)
Description
A photograph of a group of Aboriginal women and children sitting in the shade of a car with a ceremonial lodge? visible on the right, possibly near Onion Lake, Saskatchewan. Cut trees lie in the foreground. Picture probably taken by George Mann Jr. family who homesteaded in the area. Mann Jr was a telegraph line man for the Government of Canada and would often visit Onion Lake when he checked the line.
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Adam Solway Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He comments on the issues he had to deal with as well as providing comments on contemporary lifestyles and leadership.
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Addressing Historic Environmental Exposures along the Alaska Highway

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anna Godduhn
The Northway Health Study Team
Lawrence Duffy
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21187
Description
Results from two pilot studies show numerous pathways to exposure of toxic materials. More research is recommended.
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Adolphus Ross and William Bird

Images » Photographs
Description
Adolphus Ross and William Bird. These two men paddled Christina Bateman and Annie McKay's canoe for three days during their 1919 journey from Prince Albert to La Ronge, Sk.
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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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Aircraft Grads Soaring

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Creeson Agecoutay
Eagle Feather News, vol. 15, no. 6, June 2012, pp. B-6
Description
Comments on the first graduating class, 2012, of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Program from the Saskatchewan Institute of Technology. Article located by scrolling to page B-6.
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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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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 Antoine 3

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alphonse Antoine
Tony Snowsill
Christine Welsh
Ernest Debassigae
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview with Alphonse Antoine who gives an account of his life. Interpreter: Ernest Debassigae ; transcriber: Joanne Greenwood.
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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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Ancient Mi'kmaq Customs: A Shaman's Revelations

Alternate Title
Ancient M'ikmaq Customs: A Shaman's Revelations
Ancient Mi'kmaw Customs: A Shaman's Revelations
Ancient Micmac Customs: A Shaman's Revelations
Ancient Mik'maq Customs: A Shaman's Revelations
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Earle Lockerby
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 24, no. 2, 2004, pp. 403-423
Description
Describes Mi'kmaq life just before European contact, based on oral history related by a Mi'kmaq shaman, Arguimaut, to Father Pierre Maillard about 1740.
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Answers to your questions about American Indians - Booklet. - May 1969.

Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
United States Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Description
This booklet answers questions concerning the relationship between Aboriginals, Aleuts and Inuit and the United States Federal Government. Answers cover numerous areas: Legal status of Indians, Indian lands, the purpose of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, economic status, health, education, and law and order on reservations. Also includes lists of selected readings, publications, and museum locations.
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Antoine Lonesinger 12 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Archie Baptiste
Indian History Film Project
Description
Antoine Lonesinger discusses different methods of earning a living that included making charcoal and lime. Also included is the story of a boy saved a camp from starvation with the help of the raven spirit.
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Arctic Food Security

Alternate Title
Occasional Publication Series (Canadian Circumpolar Institute) ; no. 58
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Gérard Duhaime
Nick Bernard
Sophie Thériault
Ghislain Otis
Christopher Furgal ... [et al.]
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Arctic Passages: Liminality, Iñupiat Eskimo Mothers and NW Alaska Communities in Transition

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lisa Llewllyn Schwarzburg
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21199
Description
Results indicated that communities holding more "Western" values were less likely to object to maternal transport.
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Arctic Skin Boats

Alternate Title
Encyclopedia Arctica ; 9
Encyclopedia Arctica. Transportation and Communications
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Howard A. Chapelle
Description
Looks at umiak (open boats) and kayak (decked hunting canoe) used by Inuit in Canada, Greenland, Alaska and Asia and compares them to the Irish curraghs. Digitized copy of typescript is part of the unpublished reference work on the Northern Arctic and subarctic regions. Project ran from 1947-1951.
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Arsene Fontaine Interview #1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Arsene Fontaine
Ray Marnoch
Indian History Film Project
Description
Arsene Fontaine describes a curing by a medicine man and a brief description of how to make a canoe. She also gives a description of transportation by dog team.
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Arsenne Manilak

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
R.J. Billyard (photographer)
Description
Image of six-year-old Arsenne Manilak posing beside skidoos, with Henry Kablalik in background. Buildings and skidoos in background; winter scene.
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The Art of Snowshoe Making

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Department of Northern Saskatchewan
Description
The 25-minute black-and-white video filmed and produced by staff of the Department of Northern Saskatchewan in 1978 at Deschambault Lake It records the making of snowshoes, from the splitting of a log to the completed snowshoes.
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Assessing Sea Ice Trafficability in a Changing Arctic

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dyre O. Dammann
Hajo Eicken
Andrew R. Mahoney
Franz J. Meyer
Sarah Betcher
Arctic, vol. 71, no. 1, March 2018, pp. 59-75
Description
Discusses use of the Parameter-based Trafficability Hierarchy (PATH) framework in three case studies in Alaska.
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The Athabasca Barges

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Graham Guest
Denosa, October 1981, pp. 16-17
Description
Riverboats have sailed from Fort McMurray, Alberta, to Lake Athabasca, Saskatchewan, for almost a century. The article describes today's system of tug-boats and barges, and traces the history of riverboats from early times.
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Augustine Yellow Sun and Joe Poor Eagle Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Augustine Yellow Sun
Joe Poor Eagle
Allan J. Wolfleg
Indian History Film Project
Description
Detailed description of what happened at Blackfoot Crossing when Treaty 7 was negotiated; and CPR right of way through the Blackfoot Reserve.
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Aviators of Hudson Strait

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
William Weintraub
Description
Documentary looks at early Canadian aviation with Thomas A. Lawrence talking about an expedition to Ungava Bay and Hudson Strait. Duration: 28:20.
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Aviators with Indians

Images » Photographs
Description
Image of Charles Lindbergh and his wife Anne Morrow Lindbergh, standing among a group of Aboriginal persons. Time and location unknown.
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