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1885 / Fur Trade - 1970-1985. - Folder 1.

Alternate Title
Alberta's Past Comes Alive During Visit to Fort Pitt
Frog Lake - The North/South Conflict
Frog Lake and How It Really Happened
Frog Lake Massacre Story Retold
Oldtimer Recalls Oxcart, Indian Days
Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
J. S. Buller
John M Reoch
Grant MacEwan
Eugene Steinhauer
Mrs. Andrews
Description
File contains newspaper articles, journal article, and personal narrative relating to the Frog Lake Massacre and the Frog Lake Reserve.
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Aboriginal People: History of Discriminatory Laws

Alternate Title
[Background Paper (Research Branch, Library of Parliament] ; BP-175E
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Wendy Moss
Elaine Gardner-O'Toole
Description
Focuses of laws dealing with enfranchisement, self-government, property rights (including right to sell agricultural products), and criminal offences.
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Building Strong Communities: Tribal Colleges as Engaged Institutions

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Alisa F. Cunningham
Christina Redmond
Description
Policy report explores expanding role of Tribal Colleges and Universities serving local communities in five areas: pre-school, elementary and secondary education, health and nutrition, faculty role models, agriculture and natural resource management and preservation of culture and language.
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Changes Come to the Canadian Prairies

Alternate Title
Horizons: Canada's Emerging Identity
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
[Michael Cranny]
Description

Focuses on the numbered treaties and their effect on First Nations and the Métis, and the causes and impacts of the North-West Resistance. Intended for Grade 10 Social Studies students.

Chapter from Horizons: Canada's Emerging Identity, 2nd Edition, by Michael Cranny.

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Creation of Indian Reserves on the Canadian Prairies 1870-1885

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
D. Aidan McQuillan
Geographical Review, vol. 70, no. 4, October 1980, pp. 379-396
Description
Examines government policy in the period 1870-1885 which forced both geographic redistribution and curtailed the traditional Aboriginal ways of life in the midst of rapidly changing ecological and economic conditions.
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Dammed in Region Six: The Nez Perce Tribe, Agricultural Development, and the Inequality of Scale

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Benedict J. Colombi
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 3/4, Special Issue: The National Museum of the American Indian, Summer - Autumn, 2005, pp. 560-589
Description
Article examines the adoption of Western farming practices by the Nez Perce and the shift from a fishing-based economy to a Euro-American agriculture economy in the context of social power and cultural scale.
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Demonstrating Success: The File Hills Farm Colony

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Sarah Carter
Prairie Forum, vol. 16, no. 2, Fall, 1991, pp. 157-183
Description
History of the "model" colony which was used to demonstrate the success of government policies aimed at assimilating Aboriginals into mainstream Canadian society. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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Este Mvskokvlke Em Vye Cvpofuce: The Mvskoke Cultural Community Garden

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mekko Tyner
Lacey Azbell
Bobbie Coon
Mackie Moore
Trent Pembrook
Monte Randall
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education , vol. 30, no. 3, The Community Garden, Spring, February 17, 2019, p. [?]
Description
Profiles the College of the Muscogee Nation’s (CMN’s) focus on sustainable food sovereignty, its community garden, and it’s programming to teach traditional agricultural practices.
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Feeding the Tribe: The Role of Soft Infrastructure in Addressing the Root Problems of the Navajo Nation San Juan River Irrigation System.

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tracy D. Raymond
Constance L. Falk
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 3, Summer, 2018, pp. 306-328
Description
Article describes the key issues surrounding and the causes of the decline of the irrigation system; considers historical and institutional factors and makes focused recommendations for improving the state of the system.
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File Classification System: Administrative (Housekeeping) and Operational Records Indian and Inuit Affairs Program [1872-c1980)]

Alternate Title
A Guide to the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada "File History Cards", 1872-c1980
Guide pour les Fiches sur l'historique de dossiers des Affaires Indiennes et du Nord Canada, 1872-c1980
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Description
Lists subject file blocks and subsections, and contains guide to various fiches used by Indian Affairs and its predecessors to track files created in headquarters central registry. English guide follows French version.
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The File Hills Ex-Pupil Colony

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Eleanor Brass
Saskatchewan History, vol. 6, no. 2, Spring, 1953, pp. 66-69
Description
Brief description by former resident of the farming colony established in 1901 by then Indian agent W.M. Graham with the goal of “extending the training received by young Indians at the different government schools in the Northwest.” Entire issue on one pdf file, scroll to page 66.
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First Nations Agriculture in Saskatchewan

Alternate Title
Agriculture: The Heart of Saskatchewan’s Past, Present, and Future
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Agriculture in the Classroom
Description
Topics include the medicine wheel, talking circle protocol, foods from the land, and agriculture on reserves and government policies.
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First Nations and Agriculture

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Agriculture in the Classroom
Description

Contains links to three modules: Sourcing Food, Learning European Methods, and Preventing Success.

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A Fresh Plot for Indigenous Food Sovereignty at Cankdeska Cikana Community College

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Heidi Ziegenmeyer
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education , vol. 30, no. 3, The Community Garden, Spring, April 18, 2019, p. [?]
Description
Article profiles the creation of a new community garden in the Spirit Lake Dakota community; discusses issues of food education, food security, and food sovereignty.
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Gardens in the Desert

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mike Last
Ginger Wikilyiri
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 1, no. 2, June 1, pp. 45-49
Description
Describes the process of digging a well to aid in the growing and consumption of locally produced fruits and vegetables in the arid region of central Australia.
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Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Community: The Aaniiih Nakoda College Demonstration Garden and Greenhouse Project

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Manuel Morales
Scott Friskics
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education , vol. 30, no. 3, The Community Garden, Spring, 2 17, 2019, p. [?]
Description
Describes how the project uses a variety of outreach and community education programs to promote healthier lifestyles, sustainability, and self-sufficiency among reservation residents. The demonstration garden allows community members to learn about gardening, and food preparation and preservation in a direct, hands-on way.
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Human Exposure to Soil Contaminants in Subarctic Ontario, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ellen Stephanie Reyes
Eric Nicholas Liberda
Leonard James S. Tsuji
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 74, 2015, p. article no. 27357
Description
Looks at the contaminants levels of potential agriculture sites in Fort Albany First Nation.
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Implementation of a Community Greenhouse in a Remote, Sub-Arctic First Nations Community in Ontario, Canada: A Descriptive Case Study

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
K. Skinner
R.M. Hanning
J. Metatawabin
L.J. Tsuji
Rural and Remote Health, vol. 14, no. 2, June 2014, p. article 2545
Description
Discusses context and process from the perspective of Fort Albany First Nation community participants. Information was gathered through interviews, direct observation, and written and photo-documentation.
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