Activism

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2014 NAISA Presidential Address: Centering the "I" in NAISA

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Chadwick Allen
NAIS: Journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, vol. 2, no. 1, Spring, 2015, pp. 1-14
Description
Presents the presidential address from the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association.
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8th Fire: At the Crossroads

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 16
Eighth Fire: At the Crossroads
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Paul Morin
Denis Paquet
Description
Interviews with Aboriginal artists and community leaders about building new relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Canadians now and in the future. Duration: 45:16
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Aboriginal Activist Released on Bail

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Suzanne Fournier
Leader Post, May 18, 2007, p. A6
Description
Release of John Graham, or John Boy Patton, who was accused of shooting Anna Mae Pictou Aquash.
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Aboriginal Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Ovide Mercredi
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 3, no. 3, Special Issue - Aboriginal Citizenship in the Twenty-First Century, August 2015, pp. 29-[32]
Description
"Remarks from the 2015 Gwich'in Tribal Council Post-Secondary Academic Conference Series, March 23-27, 2015, Memorial University, St. John's Newfoundland."
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The Aboriginal Embassy: An Account of the Protests of 1972

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
S. Robinson
Aboriginal History, vol. 18, 1994, pp. 49-63
Description
Comments on the violent confrontations between Aboriginal people, their supporters and the police over notions of Black Power and dispossession of land.
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Aboriginal Governance in Australia

Alternate Title
Research Program of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Henry Reynolds
Description
Traces government policies and legislation and activities of Aboriginal organizations from the colonial period to the 1990s.
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The Aboriginal Issue in Canadian Foreign Policy, 1985-1994

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Russel Lawrence Barsh
International Journal of Canadian Studies, no. 12, Aboriginal Peoples and Canada, Fall, 1995, pp. [107]-134
Description
Looks at the links between foreign policy, Indigenous peoples and Quebec. Scroll down to page 107 to read article.
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Aboriginal Peoples and Hegemony in Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peter Kulchyski
Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 30, no. 1, Spring, 1995, pp. 60-68
Description
Explores three themes: hegemony, resistance, and identity.
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Aboriginal Rights Resource Tool Kit

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian Labour Congress Anti-Racism and Human Rights Department
Description
Topics covered include history, treaties, land claims, Indian Act, self-government, demographic/socio-economic profile, rights, and labour issues.
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Aboriginal Victories at Constitutional Talks

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Victories at Constitutional Talks; Oldman Dam Opponents Receive Support; Arrests at Logging Blockade
cs canada 16.3
Articles » General
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 16, no. 3, Speaking for Ourselves, Fall, 1992
Description
Discussion of an aboriginal consitution success, a recommendation to the government regarding an environmental assessment, and a protest staged in Saskatchewan.
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Aboriginal Youth & Media Conference at MOA (Part Two)

Alternate Title
Claiming Space: Voice of Urban Aboriginal Youth
ssert, Defend, Take Space: Aboriginal Youth Conference on Identity, Activism and Film
Media » Film and Video
Description
Video presentation of Assert, Defend, Take Space: Aboriginal Youth Conference on Identity, Activism and Film, hosted by the Museum of Anthropology. Continuation from part one. Shows short films followed by discussion and question period with filmmakers and artists. Companion to exhibition: Claiming Space: Voices of Urban Aboriginal Youth Duration: 2:55:59. Part 1.
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Aborigines in Colonial Victoria 1835-86

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
K. R. Howe
Aboriginal History, vol. 4, no. 2, 1980, pp. 205-206
Description
Book review of: Aborigines in Colonial Victoria 1835-86 by M. F. Christie. To access review, scroll down to page 205.
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"Active Readers...Observe Tricksters": Trickster Texts and Cross-Cultural Reading

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Bradley John Monsma
Modern Language Studies, vol. 26, no. 4, Autumn, 1996, pp. 83-98
Description
Discusses use of tricksters in oral and written narratives of many cultures that can aid in forming new literary histories, articulating resistance, reinterpreting individual author's works and to the colonizing literary theory.
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Activism is in the Blood, Says Tar Sands Warrior

Articles » General
Author/Creator
David P. Ball
Windspeaker, vol. 30, no. 6, September 2012, p. 8
Description
Comments on an activist leading her Indigenous community in a battle against Shell's oil sands expansion project.
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Activists Buck Status Quo

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Marjane Ambler
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 22, no. 1, Native Activism, Fall, 2010, p. 10
Description
Discusses the history of Tribal Colleges and Universities and the positive role that activisits played in their creation.
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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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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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Addressing Domestic Violence in Indian Country: Introductory Manual

Alternate Title
Mending the Sacred Hoop Technical Assistance Project
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jenny Gilberg
Jeremy Nevilles-Sorell
Tina Olson
Beryl Rock
Babette Sandman
Barry Skye
Rebecca St. George
Victoria Ybanez
Description
Examines significant historical events, the developments in activism, the current situation, advocacy for women and children and options for dealing with men who use violence.
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Aesthetics of Indigenous Affinity: Traveling from Chiapas to Palestine in the Murals of Gustavo Chávez Pavón

Alternate Title
Aesthetics of Indigenous Affinity: Traveling from Chiapas to Palestine in the Murals of Gustavo Chavez Pavon
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Amal Eqeiq
Transmotion, vol. 5, no. 1, Native American Narratives in a Global Context, July 11, 2019, pp. 152-165
Description
Essay in which the author summarizes a series of interviews they conducted with Zapatista cultural promoter and artist Gustavo Chávez Pavón; considers how the murals speak to Indigenous solidarity between Mexico and Palestine, and to similarities across the Global South.
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After Chiapas: Aboriginal Land and Resistance in the New North America

Alternate Title
After Chiapas Aboriginal Land and Resistance in the New North America
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Deborah Simmons
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 19, no. 1, 1999, pp. 119-148
Description
Analysis the relationship between economic restructuring and Aboriginal land rights in light of the 1994 conflict in Chiapas, Mexico and suggests that fundamental differences can provide directions for finding solutions.
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The After-Life of Documentary: The Impact of You Are on Indian Land

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Faye Ginsburg
Description
Discusses the impact of director George Stoney's practice of including subjects in both production and distribution of films, with particular reference to the filming of the 1969 confrontation between Mohawks from the St. Regis Reserve and police on a bridge between Canada and the U.S.
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After the Spirit Sang: Aboriginal Canadian and Museum Policy in the New Millennium

Alternate Title
How Canadians Communicate III: Contexts of Canadian Popular Culture
E-Books
Author/Creator
Heather Devine
Description
Chapter 10 in: How Canadians Communicate III: Contexts of Canadian Popular Culture edited by Bart Beaty, Derek Briton, Gloria Filax, Rebecca Sullivan. Discussion of the exhibition After the Spirit Sang and the ensuing boycott and controversy. Go to page 217 to read the chapter.
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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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Alanis Obomsawin Virtual Classroom

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Dan Thornhill
Gabrielle Fayant
Alanis Obomsawin
Brock Lewis
Description
Panelists Alanis Obomsawin, Gabrielle Fayant and Brock Lewis discuss social issues in Indigenous communities and challenges Indigenous youth face. Duration: 57:00.
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Alcatraz, Activism, and Accommodation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Vine Deloria
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 18, no. 4, 1994, pp. 25-32
Description
Argues that the Alcatraz event was mainly a civil rights movement protest against the very oppressive conditions faced by Native Americans, somewhat like the Ku Klux Klan gathering in 1957 was for the African-American population.
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Alcatraz is Not an Island

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lenny Foster
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 18, no. 4, 1994, pp. 131-134
Description
Argues that the occupation of Alcatraz Island set the stage for Native American peoples spiritual rebirth and was the beginning of the reclaiming of pride and dignity for all Indian nations.
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Alcatraz Recollections

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tim Findley
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 18, no. 4, 1994, pp. 59-74
Description
Gives different perspectives on the Alcatraz story, including insider-outsider and Native-Non-Native. The author comments how the occupation is still told like a legend or a folk tale would be.
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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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