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1982 Elders Conference 4/5

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 conference discussing comparison of Indian and Christian religions and religious ceremonies, traditional songs and dances, and history of Europeans in North America from the Indian viewpoint.
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1983 Elders' Conference 1/5

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 Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Return to traditional ceremonies ; traditional vs. non-Indian education ; story of a trickster (Woojy Panaquad) ; electoral attitudes and responsibilities.
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1983 Elders' Conference 2/5

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
Carl Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
Talks about the traditional teacher in the University setting ; proposal for friendship ceremony between Iroquois and Ojibway ; the Iroquois confederacy ; Kootenay plains initiative to return to traditional lifestyles ; reflections on past and future wars ; and the importance of elders in recovery of traditional values.
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1983 Elders' Conference 5/5

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 Roberts
Indian History Film Project
Description
With increasing interest in traditional culture, the Elders are becoming teachers ; speeches of thanks to organizers and participants.
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2012: Business as Usual

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Danielle DeLuca
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 2, 40 Years of Advocacy, June 2012, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the expectations and ceremonies planned by Mayan priests' for the end of the "long-count" calendar cycle on December 21, 2012.
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Aboriginal Spirituality

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Claire Ahern
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 2, June 1985, pp. 10-12
Description
Discusses the Australian Aboriginal perspective on spirituality.
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Acts of Defiance

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Alec MacLeod
Description
Mohawks of Kanehsatake and their supporters from Kahnawake, stand-off against the Quebec police and the Canadian military in defense of a sacred burial ground.This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised. Duration: 104:34.
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Adequacy of Protection for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Michael Dodson
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 2, March/April 1995, pp. 18-21
Description
Discusses the broader issue of rights in every area of life and the difficulties in the legislative system with recognizing group rights.
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American Indians, Anthropologists, Pothunters, and Repatriation: Ethical, Religious, and Political Differences

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Devon A. Mihesuah
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 20, no. 2, Repatriation: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue, Spring, 1996, pp. 229-237
Description
Editorial piece in which the author offers an Indigenous perspective on and criticism of the practices of archaeologists and physical anthropologists in relation to the physical remains and funerary artifacts of Indigenous peoples.
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American Indians, Place Meanings and the Old/New West

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leo McAvoy
Journal of Leisure Research, vol. 34, no. 4, 2002, pp. 383-396
Description
Looks at cultural differences in place meanings for national parks, national forests, wilderness, and protected areas. Discusses some pan-Indian characteristics or positions.
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An Anthropology of Repatriation: Contemporary Physical Anthropological and Native American Ontologies of Practice

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ann M. Kakaliouras
Current Anthropology, vol. 53, no. S5, The Biological Anthropology of Living Human Populations, April 2012, pp. S210-S221
Description
Examines the social, cultural and political issues surrounding the repatriation of historical materials, sacred and significant objects, and human remains.
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Archaeology of the Missouri Valley

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 22, pt. 6
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
George F. Will
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 22 (p.285-344 , 1 map).
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Beaver

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Institute for Northern Studies
Description
A pictograph of a beaver at Rattler Creek, Saskatchewan.
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"Body-snatching": Changes to Coroners Legislation and Possible Māori Responses

Alternate Title
"Body-snatching": Changes to Coroners Legislation and Possible Maori Responses
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carl Mika
AlterNative, vol. 5, no. 1, 2009, pp. 26-41
Description
Examines cultural issues associated with Māori funeral practices, and burial laws that are needed to address the conflicts with post-mortem examinations.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Patricia A. McCormack
Ken Hanly
Guy Lanoue
Ron Nestor
David J. Norton
et al.
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 14, no. 2, 1994, pp. 395-434
Description
Book review of 14 books: Drum Songs: Glimpses of Dene History by Kerry Abel. Names, Numbers, and Northern Policy by Valerie Alia. Sacred Stories of the Sweet Grass Cree by Leonard Bloomfield. Guide to Oral History Collections in Canada/Guide des fonds d'histoire orale au Canada by Normand Fortier. The Mohicans of Stockbridge by Patrick Frazier. 500 Jahre danach: Zur heutigen Lage der indigenen Volker beider Amerika (500 Years Thereafter: The Present Day Situation of the Indigenous Peoples of Both Americas) edited by Peter R.
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Book Reviews

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Bethany R. Berger
Ted Jojola
William C. Meadows
Joshua Piker
Margaret Noori
Brad Montgomery-Anderson
John K. Donaldson
Edward W. Huffstetler
Carla Mulford
Elizabeth Archuleta
et al.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 33, no. 1, 2009, pp. 143-192
Description
Book reviews of 20 books: American Indians and State Law: Sovereignty, Race, and Citizenship, 1790-1880 by Deborah A. Rosen. Architectural Variability in the Southeast edited by Cameron H. Lacquement. Art from Fort Marion: The Silberman Collection by Joyce M.
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Burials in the Aztec Ruin; The Aztec Ruin Annex

Alternate Title
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 26, pt. 3, 4
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Earl H. Morris
Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History
Description
Forms part of Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v.26 (p.139-225 ; 227-257).
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"Calf Mountain" Mound in Manitoba

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Henry Montgomery
American Anthropologist, vol. 12, no. 1, New Series, January-March 1910, pp. 49-57
Description
Report on 1909 excavation of a burial mound in Manitou county.
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A Camp is a Home and Other Reasons Why Indigenous Hunting Camps Can't Be Moved Out of the Way of Resource Developments

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Thomas McIlwraith
The Northern Review, vol. 36, Fall, 2012, pp. 97-126
Description
Looks at the notions of dwelling and building, literatures on place and home, and the Iskut peoples' insistence that their camps are enduring places used by both the living and the spirits of their ancestors.
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Canada’s Oldest Known Pictograph?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Zenon S. Pohrecky
Tim E.H. Jones
Saskatchewan History, vol. 21, no. 1, Winter , 1968, pp. 30-37
Description
Discusses a pictograph site on the Churchill River; article includes maps, photos and an entry from Alexander Mackenzie’s journal describing the rock painting and its location. Entire issue on one pdf file, scroll to page 30.
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Canupawakpa Dakota First Nation Inquiry Turtle Mountain Surrender Claim

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submissions to Indian Claims Commission (ICC) on whether a 1909 surrender vote was improperly conducted and therefore invalid. ICC concluded a valid surrender occurred; but recommended consideration be given to existence of burial grounds. Commissioners include: Roger J. Austine, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and Sheila G. Purdy. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Canupawakpa Dakota First Nation Turtle Mountain Surrender Claim - Public Edition, July 2008

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Contains historical documents, memos, reports, correspondence/letters, maps and submissions regarding validity of the 1909 surrender claim. Commissioners include: Roger J. Austine, Daniel J. Bellegarde, and Sheila G. Purdy. [These files were created and compiled by the ICC and provided to the Indigenous Studies Portal in 2009 to make widely available in online format.]
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Carry the Kettle First Nation Inquiry: Cypress Hills Claim

E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background, analysis and recommendations from Indian Claims Commission (ICC) hearings regarding claim that the First Nation was entitled to a reserve surveyed in the Cypress Hills. ICC concluded that no reserve had been created, but recommended that the Government of Canada acquire the site of the Cypress Hills Massacre and recognize its historical significance. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Cemetery Project Highlights Métis Community of Batoche

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Karon Shmon
Eagle Feather News, vol. 15, no. 8, August 2012, p. 11
Description
Comments on a guide book which lists people interred in marked and unmarked graves in the Saint Antoine-de-Padoue Cemetery, Batoche National Historic Site. Article located by scrolling to page 11.
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CFQC staff at Mistusenni Rock

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
CFQC Staff
Description
One image of a series of 9 images numbered QC-3693-3 to 11 of Mistusenni rock, now under water at Diefenbaker Lake. Mistusenni, a 400 ton glacial erratic, 14 feet high, 79 feet in circumference, was sacred to the Cree and Plains Indians. Attempts to remove the rock failed. Fragments were used to construct a monument for historic site marker near Elbow. Seen in various images, CFQC Staff Wally Stambuck, Jeff Howard and Zenon Pohorecky.
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