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Aboriginal Arts in Canada: Points for Discussion

Alternate Title
Reflection Paper (National Gathering on Aboriginal Artistic Expression)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jeanette C. Armstrong
Description
From the National Gathering on Aboriginal Artistic Expression.
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Aboriginal Cultural Capital Creation and Radio Production in Urban Ontario

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kathleen Buddle
Canadian Journal of Communication, vol. 30, no. 1, 2005, pp. 7-39
Description
Challenges the common assumption that there is a direct link between the production and expression of ideas and and a new social order; "article highlights the interdependence of Aboriginal public spheres, radio mediation, and popular sovereignty."
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Aboriginal Cultural Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
J. W. Berry
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 1999, pp. 1-36
Description
Argues that for problems of identity the strategy for change requires committed leadership, populations that demand change, and changes to institutions and bureacracies.
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Aboriginal Education: Fulfilling the Promise

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Laara Fitznor
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 24, no. 2, 2000, pp. 203-205
Description
Book review of: Fulfilling the Promise edited by Marlene Brant Castellano, Lynne Davis and Louise Lahache.
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Aboriginal Justice: A Haudenosaunee Approach

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Michael Cousins
Justice as Healing, vol. 9, no. 1, Spring, 2004, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the methods used by the Six Nations of Grand River, Ontario to ensure a relatively crime free social order. Note: This is a sample article from the publication. Subscriptions are available from the Native Law Centre.
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Aboriginal Slavery and the Northwest Coast of North America

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America
Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Michael E. Harkin
Canadian Review of Sociology & Anthropology, vol. 36, no. 1, February 1, 1999, pp. 131-133
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Slavery on the Northwest Coast of North America by Leland Donald.
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The Aboriginal Sobriety Group of South Australia Inc.

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Basil Sumner
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 8, no. 3, September 1984, pp. 33-36
Description
Describes the various support facilities and programming that exist in South Australia for Aboriginal people combating alcohol abuse.
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Aboriginal Tribes (North America, New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land and British Guiana) Return to Several Addresses to His Majesty, Dated 19 March 1834, for, Copies or Extracts of all Such Reports from the Governors or Lieutenant-Governors of British Possessions in North America ...

Alternate Title
Parliamentary Papers / Great Britain. Parliament (1833-1841), House of Commons ; 617, 1834
Return to Several Addresses to His Majesty, Dated 19 March 1834, for, Copies or Extracts of all Such Reports from the Governors or Lieutenant-Governors of British Possessions in North America, and of the Answers Thereto, as May Throw Light on the Present
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Great Britain. Colonial Office
Description
Contains correspondence, or copies of dispatches, of Upper and Lower Canada regarding "Aboriginal Tribes in British Possessions" which also included Australia.
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Aboriginal Youth Rebellion in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Fatemeh Mohammadi
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 38, no. 2, 2018, pp. 41-54
Description
Examines root causes of and issues surrounding “Aboriginal youth rebellion;” considers the implications of rebellious acts as modes of resistance to colonial policy and practice. Recommends addressing the challenges faced by Indigenous youth through cultural and language and cultural revitalization.
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Academic Massacres: The Story of Two American Indian Women and Their Struggle to Survive Academia

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tammy Trucks-Bordeaux
American Indian Quarterly , vol. 27, no. 1/2, Special Issue: Native Experiences in the Ivory Tower, Winter-Spring, 2003, pp. 416-419
Description
Author share her observations and experiences of anti-Indigenous discrimination and prejudices within the University she attended as a post-graduate student, and shares her strategies for overcoming it to attain her degree.
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Accord or Discord: Returning to Oral Traditions?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Satoru Nakagawa
The Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 27, no. 2, 2007, pp. 451-477
Description
Considers how oral and written texts have contributed to the construction of societies and the foundational differences between societies.
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Activity Implementation as a Reflection of Living in Balance: The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Treena Delormier
Margaret Cargo
Rhonda Kirby
Alex McComber
Joyce Rice
Louise Potvin
Pimatziwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, vol. 1, no. 1, Spring, 2003, pp. 145-163
Description
Study aimed at developing a theoretical framework for implementation of a program of intervention activities.
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Addressing Mi’kmaq Family Violence

Alternate Title
Family Violence and Aboriginal Communities: Building Our Knowledge and Direction through Community Based Research and Community Forums
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
L. Jane McMillan
Description
Study conducted over five years consulted with over 150 Mi'kmaq through interviews, focus groups, and community forums in order to develop strategies to address violence.
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Adoption, Incorporation, and a Sense of Citizenship and Belonging in Indigenous Nations and Culture: A Haudenosaunee Perspective

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kevin J White
AlterNative, vol. 14, no. 4, Special Issue: Adoption and Indigenous Citizenship Orders, December 2018, pp. 333-342
Description
Discusses the myriad of legal and customary protocols that contemporary Aboriginal citizens must negotiate in the regards to adoptive cultural practices. Describe the Creation and Great Law narratives which help members of the Iroquois Confederacy makes sense of these conventions.
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Afterward: A Response Essay

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
J. Kēhaulani Kauanui
American Indian Culture and Research Journal , vol. 42, no. 2, Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways, 2018, pp. 97-102
Description
Discusses three themes that emerged from “Settler Colonial Biopolitics and Indigenous Lifeways” issue of American Indian Culture and Research Journal: (1) structural genocide in settler-colonial states' attempts at deracination; (2) Indigenous peoples' agency with regard to anti-normalization; and (3) decolonial resistance outside of imposed settler-colonial binaries.
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Alaska Recovery and Spirit Camps: First Nations Community Development

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary Hampton
Eber Hampton
Germaine Kinunwa
Lionel Kinunwa
Community Development Journal, vol. 30, no. 3, 1995, pp. 257-264
Description
Introduces two examples of community development efforts initiated by indigenous people to address the threat to subsistence and self-determination.
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Alcohol Consumption Among Radical/Ethnic Minorities: Theory and Research

Alternate Title
Alcohol Consumption Among Radical / Ethnic Minorities
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Raul Caetano
Catherine L. Clark
Tammy Tam
Alcohol Health and Research World, vol. 22, no. 4, 1998, pp. 233-241
Description
Discussion of the "firewater myth," assumptions about binge drinking, differences in social attitude towards drinking, and the move away from the presumption of the existence of single-factor explanations about drinking.
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