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1978 Education and Elders Conference 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Dominic Eshkawkogan
Norman Agounie
Jim McGregor
Wilfred Owl
Ron Wakegijig
Smith Atimoyoo
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of elders in educating young people and the loss of respect for the elders in modern Indian society. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1978 Education and Elders Conference 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Jim McGregor
Leonard Nokis
Ed Newberry
Lawrence Mahdabee
Wildred Owl
Chief Chiblow
Violet Pitwanikwat
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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1981 Elders' Conference 1/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference discussing Indian and Christian creation myths, reflections on education and religion, comparison of Indian and non-Indian values, and the loss of traditional values and beliefs and the movement to recover them.
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1981 Elders' Conference 2/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
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1981 Elders' Conference 4/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference about prophecies and the recovery of traditional values, the role of Elders in the community, and the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine.
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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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1982 Elders Conference 2/5

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
Elders discuss traditional religion, it's relationship to Christian religions and its place in traditional healingpractices.
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1983 Elders' Conference 3/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Box
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Talks of a prophecy about serpents which will fight over the Earth ; Hopi prophecies about the coming of the white man ; emphasis for unity among Indian peoples ; importance of living in harmony with nature ; and biblical stories through Indian eyes.
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1983 Elders' Conference 4/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Ernest Benedict
Angus Nogongiig
Jim Dumont
Johnny Thomas
Sam Osawamick
Alex Fox
John Tootoosis
Louis Bruce
Sid Fiddler
Lawrence Tobacco
Mary Lou Fox
Eddie Benton
Herman Atkinson
Chief Carl Robert
Indian History Film Project
Description
The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role ofelders as a source of knowledge.
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2 Eskimo Children

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
R.J. Billyard (photographer)
Description
Two Inuit children posing outdoors for camera.
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200 Years of Unfinished Business

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pat Swan
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 29-40
Description
Looks at the removal of Aboriginal children and the continuing effects on mental health and lack of culturally appropriate programs.
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2016 National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Outcomes and Priorities for Action to Prevent and Address Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG)
Description
Includes preamble, outcomes, priorities for action, reconciliation, addressing social and economic inequalities, community safety, culturally relevant policing measures and justice responses, background, and follow-up and sharing of outcomes.
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2016 Report and Recommendations and Government of Alberta Response

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations Women's Council on Economic Security
Government of Alberta
Description
Focuses on women's issues in the areas of leadership and empowerment, professional development, restorative justice, access to justice, post-secondary education and upgrading, and Indigenous representation on school boards.
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2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada to the Parliament of Canada: Report 4: Oral Health Programs for First Nations and Inuit Health--Health Canada: Independent Auditor's Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Casey Thomas
Jo Ann Schwartz
Vivenne Edward
Jenna Germaine
Lisa Harris]
Description
Focused on whether the Department had reasonable assurance that its programs for eligible individuals had a positive effect on their oral health. Audit covered the period between September 2013 and December 2016.
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8th Fire Guide for Educators

Alternate Title
Guide for Educators
At the Crossroads
Indigenous in the City
It's Time
Whose Land is it Anyway?
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Chelsea Prince
Description
Material for four episodes: Indigenous in the City, It's Time, Whose Land is it Anyway? and At the Crossroads.
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8th Fire: Indigenous in the City

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 13
Eighth Fire: Indigenous in the City
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ryszard Hunka
Charlotte Odele
Coleen Rajotte
Michael Sweeney
Al Lawrence ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at "Concrete Indians" living in urban communities. Duration: 45:10.
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Abdominal Adiposity and Physical Activity in Cree First Nations Children Living On-Reserve in an Alberta Community

Alternate Title
Original Research
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ashlee-Ann E. Pigford
Dia Sanou
Geoff D. C. Ball
David Dyck Fehderau
Noreen D. Willows
Canadian Journal of Diabetes, vol. 35, no. 4, September 2011, pp. 328-333
Description
Looks at a study of Cree First Nations children, aged 5 to 12, to determine predisposition to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes coupled with level of physical activity.
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'The Abiding Condition Was Hunger': Assessing the Long-Term Biological and Health Effects of Malnutrition and Hunger in Canada's Residential Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ian Mosby
Tracey Galloway
British Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 30, no. 2, 2017, pp. [147]-162
Description
Evidence suggests that due to the nutritional deprivations experienced by children in residential schools, there is a high prevalence of metabolic risk factors among Indigenous peoples in Canada.
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Aboriginal and Western Conceptions of Mental Health and Illness

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Adele Vukic
David Gregory
Ruth Martin-Misener
Josephine Etowa
Pimatisiwin, vol. 9, no. 1, Summer, 2011, pp. 65-86
Description
Looks at the benefit of treating mental health in Aboriginal youth with both mainstream health services and Aboriginal understandings.
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Aboriginal, Anglo, and Immigrant Australian Students' Motivational Beliefs About Personal Academic Success: Are There Cultural Differences?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dennis M. McInerney
John Hinkley
Martin Dowson
Shawn Van Etten
Journal of Educational Psychology, vol. 90, no. 4, December 1998, pp. 621-629
Description
Discusses and compares different learning goals; mastery (task oriented), performance (ego-oriented) and social (non-academic).
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Aboriginal Antidiabetic Plant Project With the James Bay Cree of Québec: An Insightful Collaboration

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alain Cuerrier
Ashleigh Cowning
Elisabeth Patterson
Pierre Haddad
Journal of Enterprising Communities, vol. 6, no. 3, Special Issue: Indigenous Communities, the Bioeconomy and Natural Resource Development, 2012, pp. 251-270
Description
Project involves studying medicinal plants from Aboriginal traditional pharmacopeia. Recommends protocols for researchers when making partnerships and personal relationships with Aboriginal people.
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Aboriginal Arts & Stories

Articles » General
Canada's History, vol. 96, no. 5, October/November 2016, pp. 57-63
Description
Description of Aboriginal Arts & Stories, a creative writing competition inviting Canadian First Nations, Inuit and Métis youth ages 9-29 to present an aspect of their culture.
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Aboriginal Australian and Canadian First Nations Children's Literature

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Angeline O'Neill
CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture, vol. 13, no. 2, Thematic Issue: About Indigenous Literatures , June 2011, pp. 1-10
Description
Uses comparative methodology to look at children's picture books and unique features highlighting the combining of oral and written traditions.
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Aboriginal Books for Teens

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Edmonton Public Library
Description
Site contains links to catalogue records and brief descriptions of publications held at the Edmonton Public Library that would be of interest to teens.
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Aboriginal Child Care in Ontario and Quebec

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Clare Wasteneys
Description
Focus is on quantity and quantity of care available and innovation models for delivery. Consists of literature review and interviews with key informants who perform delivery, policy or administrative functions.
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Aboriginal Child Poverty: Our Children are Our Future

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Christine Choo
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 14, no. 3, September 1990, pp. 39-45
Description
Summary of report sponsored by the Secretariat of the National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) and the Brotherhood of St. Laurence.
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Aboriginal Children

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Philip Morrissey
Australian Humanities Review, no. 42, August 2007, p. [?]
Description
Looks at the removal of Aboriginal children from their families and homes.
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Aboriginal Children and Early Childhood Development and Education in Canada: Linking the Past and the Present to the Future

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margo Greenwood
Sarah de Leeuw
Tina Ngaroimata Fraser
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 1, Indigenous Approaches to Early Childhood Care and Education, 2007, pp. 5-18, 189-190
Description
Argues that early childhood is an area of politicized potential for beneficial transformative change for communities and nations.
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Aboriginal Children and Physical Pain: What Do We Know?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Margo Latimer
Shelley Young
Carmen Dell
G. Allen Finley
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 9, no. 1, November 2012, pp. 7-14
Description
Contends that Aboriginal children and youth experience pain at higher rates than do non-Aboriginal children and discusses some of the historical and cultural perspectives that may be helpful to understand this issue. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 7.
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