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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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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 Experiences in Canada: Parks and Protected Areas

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jean Paul Gladu
Description
Examines three case studies, Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan, Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, and Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve in British Columbia, to address the costs and benefits of protected areas to Aboriginal Peoples, and highlight management practices.
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Aboriginal Fishing Rights

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Brock Pitawanakwat
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Description
Discusses the right to fish in Saskatchewan as an inherent right that precedes Canadian law, and how this right has been infringed by conservation policy.
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Aboriginal Law: The Métis Hunting Case R. v. Powley

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Fred R. Fenwick
Law Now, vol. 28, no. 4, February/March 2004, p. [?]
Description
Decision of the Supreme Court of Canada concerning traditional rights of Metis as Aboriginal peoples and recognition of the right to exercise them.
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Aboriginal Rights Position Paper [1978]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)
Description
Paper is based on the fundamental belief that Aboriginal rights are inherent rights that cannot be extinguished or terminated.
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Aboriginal Rights to Fish in British Columbia

Alternate Title
Research Paper (Scow Institute)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Douglas C. Harris
Description
Research paper discusses the long refusal to admit the reality of Aboriginal rights, title, management and allocation of the fisheries.
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An Act further to amend "The Indian Act". [Assented to 28th August, 1891.]

Alternate Title
54-55 Victoria Chap. 30 An Act further to amend The Indian Act.
54-55 Victoria Chap. 30 An Act to Amend the Act Providing for the Organization of the Department of the Secretary of State of Canada.
National Aboriginal Document Database
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Government of Canada
Description
Amendments include the removal of non-Aboriginal people from reserve land and states that non-Aboriginals who lease reserve land may not hunt or fish on that land.
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After Bernard and Marshall

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margaret McCallum
University of New Brunswick Law Journal, vol. 55, 2006, pp. 73-85
Description
Issues of land rights and resources litigated in these two important law cases.
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After the Storm: Ojibwe Treaty Rights Twenty-Five Years after the Voigt Decision

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patty Loew
James Thannum

American Indian Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 2, Spring, 2011, pp. 161-191
Description
Looks at the socioeconomic, political, and cultural factors that contributed to the spearfishing crisis in northern Wisconsin and the battered attempts by the Ojibwe to exercise their treaty-based fishing rights. The article also examines the state of relations between Native and non-Native residents.
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Age Differences in Vitamin A Intake Among Canadian Inuit

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
G. M. Egeland
P. Berti
R. Soueida
L. T. Arbour
O. Receveur
H. V. Kuhnlein
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 95, no. 6, November-December 2004, pp. 465-469
Description
Findings showed the transition away from traditional foods rich in Vitamin A was responsible for a majority of subjects having a Vitamin A intake below the estimated average requirement.
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Alaska Native Politics Since the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Roy M. Huhndorf
Shari M. Huhndorf
South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 110, no. 2, Sovereignty, Indigeneity, and the Law, 2011, pp. 385-401
Description
Overview of settlement which transferred title to lands to for-profit corporations, changing communal lands into corporate property and ending Aboriginal fishing and hunting rights.
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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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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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Algonquian Land Tenure and State Structures in the North

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Adrian Tanner
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 3, no. 2, 1983, pp. 311-320
Description
Describes differences in the hunting territory between the Eastern James Bay Area and Southern Labrador and also notes distinctions regarding land tenure and rights.
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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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Allan Quandt Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Allan Quandt
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
Allan Quandt discusses general problems of implementing programs in the north.
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Are We Metis or are We Indians? A Commentary on R. v. Grumbo

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Larry N. Chartrand
Ottawa Law Review, vol. 31, 1999-2000, pp. 267-281
Description
One of the few cases that directly addresses Metis rights analyzed in the context of the Constitutional terms and when the right to hunt may be exercised.
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Art K. Davis Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Art Davis
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
Art Davis, a professor of sociology, hired Jim Brady as a research technician/interviewer for work in the north. Davis discusses Brady's work, his personality, his politics and compares Brady to Malcolm Norris.
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Asivaqtiin: (The Hunters)

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Mosha Michael
Description
Film joins a hunting party made up of people from the Frobisher Bay Correctional Centre. Shows the hunting, killing and skinning of a seal and a caribou. Duration: 13:20.
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