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1885 and After: Native Society in Transition

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
George Woodcock
Prairie Forum, vol. 12, no. 2, Fall, 1987
Description
Book review of: 1885 and After: Native Society in Transition edited by F. Laurie Barron and James B. Waldram.
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1885 / Metis Rebellion or Government Conspiracy? - Don McLean. - 1985.

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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2011 Métis Law in Canada

Alternate Title
Métis Law in Canada 2011
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jean Teillet
Description
Provides overview of Métis history, reviews significant agreements and legislation, indexes case law summaries and discusses new developments.
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Aboriginal Identity and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paul Chartrand
Canadian Issues, The Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Canadian Society: 1982-2007, Fall, 2007, pp. 109-112
Description
Discusses Section 31 of the Manitoba Act of 1870 and Section 15 and 35 of the Constitution Act of 1982. To access article scroll to p. 109.
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Aboriginal Labour in the North-West

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ron Bourgeault
Prairie Forum, vol. 31, no. 2, Fall, 2006, pp. 273-304
Description
Explores the historical background of the Aboriginal labour force prior to Saskatchewan forming a province in 1905.
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Aboriginal Peoples

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Description
Information on the history and culture of the four Aboriginal groups who inhabit Newfoundland: the Inuit, Innu, Micmac and the Metis.
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Aboriginal Rights: The Dispossession of the Métis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul L. A. H. Chartrand
Osgoode Hall Law Journal, vol. 29, Fall, 1991, pp. 457-482
Description
Examines Section 31 of the Manitoba Act, 1870 and the provisions for a land settlement scheme for the benefit of Métis people and the extinguishment of Aboriginal, or as it was then, Indian title.
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An Act further to amend The Indian Act, Chapter Forty-Three of the Revised Statutes. [Assented to 22nd May, 1888].

Alternate Title
51 Victoria. Chapter 22. An Act to Further to Amend The Indian Act.
National Aboriginal Document Database
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Government of Canada
Description
Contents include: status of the Métis (referred to as Half-Breeds) of Manitoba, who could not be "accounted" as an Indian or entitled to be admitted to a treaty, land sold for taxes, and exemption from taxation.
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Actor Donald Sutherland Featured in Five-Hour 'Riel Commission' - Press release. - 16 April 1985.

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Description
Concerns CBC radio program "The Riel Commission: An Investigation into the Survival of a People," starring Donald Sutherland and August Schellenberg. Includes broadcast information and the purpose of the production to commemorate the centennial of the Northwest Resistance of 1885.
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Ada Clegg Interview #1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ada Clegg
David Stevenson
Indian History Film Project
Description
Brief description of the Hamatsa ritual.
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Adams, Dr. Howard

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains a black and white photograph of Dr. Howard Adams, no date given.

Historical note:

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Adams, Howard, Prison of Grass (Ch. 7-9)

Articles » General
Description
A copy of Chapters 7 to 9 of Prison of Grass by Howard Adams ca. 1975, with notes from Laurie Barron attached. These chapters cover Adams' view of the 1885 North-West resistance. Barron has made a list of comments and questions, marked by page number, which appear to be directed to the author. These notes are perhaps Barron's feedback to Adams regarding the revised edition published in 1989.
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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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The Alberta Dis-Advantage: Métis Issues and the Public Discourse in Wild Rose Country

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Heather Devine
London Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 26, Indigenous Peoples: Historical Understanding, Contemporary Challenges and Canadian Approaches, 2010-11, pp. 26-62
Description
Provides overview of the history of the Métis in Alberta followed by a discussion the Powley decision, the public and Conservative party's backlash against extending harvesting rights, the influence of the "Calgary School" of academics on provincial politics, and the denial of the Métis' historical presence in Southern Alberta.
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Alberta's Metis Settlements Legislation

E-Books
Author/Creator
Catherine E. Bell
Canadian Plains Research Centre
Description
"On 1 November 1990, the government of Alberta enacted legislation to enable Metis ownership and government of Alberta's Metis settlement lands. This book explores the legislative history of the Metis settlements and constitutional issues arising from Alberta's initiative."
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Alberta's North: A History, 1890-1950

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Jean Manore
Canadian Historical Review, vol. 82, no. 3, September 2001, p. 592
Description
Book review of: Alberta's North by Donald G. Wetherell and Irene R.A. Kmet. Book is part of the Alberta Reflections series, its focus includes "Native/non-Native relations, technological development, and federal/provincial relations."
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Aldina Marie Stangby Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Aldina Marie Stangby
Brenda Arnault
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interviewee gives a general description of her life.
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Alec Bishop Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alec Bishop
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
Mr. Bishop is a long time resident of Green Lake, Saskatchewan He talks about problems in the area, his work for the Metis people and his impressions of Malcolm Norris and Howard Adams.
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Alex Ouellette Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alex Ouellette
Judy M. Thibodeau
Indian History Film Project
Description
General account of Mr. Ouellette's life.
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Alexander Nanooch Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alexander Nanooch
Roger Nanooch
Indian History Film Project
Description
Describes traditional northern Indian lifestyle; the establishment of Wood Buffalo National Park; and requests for reserve at Garden River.
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Alfred Boyer Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred Boyer
Carol Pearlstone
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where the informant is questioned on the Riel Rebellion, but remembers very little of what was said about it by his elders.
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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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Alfred Durocher #2

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

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred Sanderson
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
Mr. Sanderson was a member of the Metis Association organized by Brady and Norris.
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All My Relations (Identity and Indigeneity)

Alternate Title
Daniels: In and Beyond the Law
All My Relations: Making Kin and Kindred in a Postgenomic World
Ancestry, Genes, and a Colony Chief: Peguis’ People and the Red River Métis
Kinship vs. Race: Reconciling Metis-First Nations Historical Relations
Reflections on Daniels v Canada, Reconciliation and Redress: Setting the Agenda
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Robert Innes
Harold Robinson
Rick Smith
Jessica Kolopenuk
Description
Emphasis on racial distinctions between Métis and First Nations, ignores intermarriage, kinship ties, and shared cultural understandings; recommendations for agenda items for changes in Canada-Indigenous relations in light of the Daniels decision Duration: 1:50:08. Presentations are part of the conference "Daniels: In and Beyond the Law" held at University of Alberta, Jan. 26-27, 2017.
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Allan Quandt Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Allan Quandt
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
Allan Quandt has lived in northern Saskatchewan for over 30 years. He was a friend of Malcolm Norris and Jim Brady.
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The Amazing Adventures of Christina and Nan: Christina Henry’s Trip Diary, “Northern Saskatchewan Holiday,” with Annotations by Duff Spafford, Nadine Charabin, Bonnie Wagner, Christine Charmbury, and Myrna Williams

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Christina Henry
Saskatchewan History, vol. 63, no. 2, Women of Influence, Fall, 2011, pp. 14-33
Description
Details the 1919 trip taken by Christina Henry and Annie ‘Nan’ McKay to The Pas, MB and back. The two women took holidays from their positions at the University of Saskatchewan and travelling by canoe, wagon and train made their way to The Pas, via Prince Albert, Montreal Lake, La Ronge, and Pelican Narrows. Entire Issue on one .pdf, scroll to page 14.
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Ambroise Lepine

Images » Photographs
Description
Portrait of Ambroise Lepine. The "Lepine Flat" District between St. Laurent and St. Louis, Saskatchewan was settled by Lepine.
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AMNSIS Local # 7 Presenting a Cheque to Save the Log Church at St Laurent, SK

Alternate Title
Association of Métis, Non and Status Indians Saskatchewan Local # 7 Presenting a Cheque to Save the Log Church at St Laurent, SK
Images » Photographs
Description
File contains 3 negatives of members of AMNSIS Local #7 presenting a cheque of $3500 to help save the historic log Church at St. Laurent de Grandin, Saskatchewan.
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Analysis of the MNO's Recognition of Six New Historic Métis Communities: A Final Report

Alternate Title
Analysis of the Métis Nation of Ontario's Recognition of Six New Historic Métis Communities: A Final Report
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Darryl Leroux
Darren O’Toole
Description

Examines main research reports used in the recognition process for: Mattawa/Ottawa River; Killarney; Georgian Bay; Abitibi-Inland; Rainy Lake/Lake of the Woods; and Northern Lake Superior communities.

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Andre Bouthillette Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Andre Bouthillette
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
Andre Bouthillette was an assistant to Jim Brady when he was a field officer with the Dept. of Natural Resources in Cumberland House from 1948-1950.
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Angus McKay in his Garden at La Ronge

Images » Photographs
Description
A photo of Angus McKay (at left) in his garden at La Ronge with two unidentified men. Taken during the journey of Christina Bateman and Annie McKay from Prince Albert to La Ronge, SK in 1919.
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Antoine Ferguson Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Ferguson
Carol Pearlstone
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where he talks about his memories of Gabriel Dumont, the causes of the Riel Rebellion of 1885 and the present day treatment of Metis people.
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Antoine Lonesinger 6 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview with Mr Lonesinger who tells stories of Indian agents both good and bad. He also tells of the Battle of the Cut Knife Hill and the banning of the Sundance.
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Any Important Form: Louis Riel in Sculpture

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frances W. Kaye
Prairie Forum, vol. 22, no. 1, Spring, 1997, pp. 103-133
Description
Comments on two controversial 1967 sculptures of Louis Riel and the criticisms by various Métis organizations.
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