Agriculture

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Aboriginal Farm Houses

Images » Photographs
Author/Creator
Thomas R. Melville-Ness
Description
Some Aboriginal farm houses from the twentieth century. No date or location given, likely the Canadian prairies.
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Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Julie Finlayson
Aboriginal History, vol. 23, 1999, pp. 148-150
Description
Book review of: Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry by Dawn May. Review located by scrolling to page 148.
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Aboriginal Workers; Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry: Queensland From White Settlement to the Present; Indians at Work: An Informal History of Native Labour in British Columbia, 1858-1930

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Dianne Newell
BC Studies, no. 117, Spring, 1998, pp. 75-78
Description
Book review of three books: Aboriginal Workers edited by Ann McGrath and Kay Saunders, with Jackie Huggins. Aboriginal Labour and the Cattle Industry by Dawn May. Indians at Work by Rolf Knight. To read review, scroll down to page 75.
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Agency Geared to Help First Nations Farmers

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, September 30, 2005, p. A13
Description
Describes the First Nations Agricultural Council of Saskatchewan (FNACS) mandate, which is to access federal and provincial assistance programs available to farmers.
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American Indian Farmland and the Great War

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David L. Wood
Agricultural History, vol. 55, no. 3, July 1981, pp. 249-265
Description
Explores the drive during World War I to compel Native Americans to revise their agricultural practices in order to produce more food for the nation.
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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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Answers to your questions about American Indians - Booklet. - May 1969.

Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
United States Department of the Interior
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Description
This booklet answers questions concerning the relationship between Aboriginals, Aleuts and Inuit and the United States Federal Government. Answers cover numerous areas: Legal status of Indians, Indian lands, the purpose of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, economic status, health, education, and law and order on reservations. Also includes lists of selected readings, publications, and museum locations.
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Areas of Initiation in the Political Geography of Aboriginal Minorities - Stewart Raby. - Article. - [1974?].

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Stewart Raby
Description
Abstract: The territorial aspirations and achievements of Aboriginal minorities in the common-law jurisdictions of North America, Australia and New Zealand can be divided according to three varieties of political-legal situations; those in areas of initiation, enhancement and omission. In the first of these, to which attention is here confined, there has been no legally defined and protected land-base, and Aboriginal land claims are or have been the subject of recent litigation, negotiation and settlement.
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"Beatty, Reginald Bird-Diary & Correspondence"

Archival » Archival Items
Description
This file contains excerpts from Reginald Beatty's diary, correspondence about his encounters with Cree people, and letters home to his parents detailing his experience in the 1885 Riel Rebellion. Mr. Beatty was a farmer and fur trader in what is now known as the Melfort area of Saskatchewan.
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Berry picking expedition

Images » Photographs
Description
Image of berry picking expedition on Lac la Ronge Highway. Several children and one adult walking beside or riding in a horse-drawn wagon.
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The Black Eureka

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
John Wilson
Aboriginal History , vol. 2, no. 2, 1978, pp. 179-181
Description
Book review of: The Black Eureka by Max Brown. To access review, scroll down to page 179.
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The Blessings of the Poppy: Opium and the Akha People of Northern Laos

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Michael Epprecht
Indigenous Affairs, no. 4, Indochina, October/November/December 2000, pp. 16-21
Description
Discusses relations between the Akha highland peoples and the lowlanders as well as the role opium production and consumption plays in their lives. To access this article scroll down to page 16.
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Caddo Populations in Northeast Texas: A Response to Taylor and Creel

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Timothy K. Perttula
American Antiquity, vol. 78, no. 1, January 2013, pp. 195-196
Description
Questions findings about the relationship between Late Prehistoric Caddo farmers and earlier Archaic and Woodland foragers because their findings did not include non-metric dental traits.
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Canada's Country Ghettos / Indian and Metis Communities on the Prairies - Anthony A Kennedy and Ove C. Simonsen. - Article. - September 1968.

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Anthony A Kennedy and Ove C. Simonsen
Description
This article describes the findings of a study of isolated communities and reserves in the prairie provinces conducted for the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, with the co-operation of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development. The study finds that housing conditions for aboriginals are sub-standard and properly constructed houses and housing groups would be beneficial.
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Centennial Saskatchewan

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Rob Norris
Great Plains Quarterly, vol. 27, no. 2, Spring, 2007, pp. 135-137
Description
Book reviews of:The Heavy Hand of History: Interpreting Saskatchewan's Past edited by Gregory P. Marchildon, On the Side of the People: A History Of Labour in Saskatchewan by Jim Warren and Kathleen Carlisle, Saskatoon: A History in Photographs by Jeff O'Brien, Ruth W. Millar and William P. Delainey.
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Charles Fosseneuve Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Charles Fosseneuve
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
A long time resident of Cumberland House talks about conditions in the area during the years that Jim Brady was living there.
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Chiefs with Lt. Gov. Dewdney

Images » Photographs
Description
Subtitled: "Entered according to act of Parliament of Canada, in the year 1885 by Prof. Buell in the office of the ministry of agriculture." Image of Lt. Gov. Dewdney and a troop of military men in uniform. In the foreground are 6 chiefs.
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Children of the Tundra

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
[A. Lutsenko
V. Buzuev]
Description
Documentary shows life at boarding school, the city landscape and lifestyle in the Russian tundra. Overview of alternative education offered to tundra children in life skills with teacher Anna Nerkagi. Duration: 28:18.
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Climate Change and Its impact on Indigenous Peoples in Nepal Himalaya

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kirat Kamal Sampang Rai
Indigenous Affairs, no. 1-2, Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples, 2008, pp. 60-65
Description
Reports how the mountain ecosystem is expected to be influenced by the adverse effects of climate change on water flows, biodiversity, people and livelihoods.
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Commission to Study Halfbreed Land Claims - 1901

Archival » Archival Items
Description
Note: The title and description of this document uses wording that was common to mainstream society of that time period in history. As such, it contains language that is no longer in common use and may offend some readers. This wording should not be construed to represent the views of the Indigenous Studies Portal or the University of Saskatchewan Library. This file contains a variety of documents pertaining to the Halfbreed Scrip Commission in the Saskatchewan District of the North West Territories following the Northwest Resistance. It also contains documents referring to the scrip issued to scouts who took part in suppressing the 1885 uprising.
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Continuing Identity: Laguna Pueblo Railroaders in Richmond, California

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kurt M. Peters
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 22, no. 4, 1998, pp. 187-198
Description
Shows how declining agricultural results forced people to look at other means of survival, how the arrival of railroading provided the alternative employment opportunity needed, and how this all led to the departure of many Laguna to distant areas as wage laborers.
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Correspondence and Circulars - Memorandum re: Leasing Procedure

Documents & Presentations
Description
A memorandum from E.S. Jones, Regional Supervisor of Indian Agencies, Saskatchewan, to all Indian Agency Superintendents and Assistants relating to land leasing procedures for Aboriginals on reserves in Saskatchewan.

Historical note:

Harold Nelson Woodsworth served as an Indian Agent at a number of agencies in Saskatchewan.
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Crops, Cattle, and Capital: Agrarian Political Ecology in Canyons de Chelly and del Muerto

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tracy J. Andrews
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 22, no. 3, Special Issues on Reservation Economies, 1998, pp. 31-78
Description
Looks at the coercesion of the Navajo, by the United States government, through military domination, the threat of starvation, and finally relocation along the Pecos River in eastern New Mexico.
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Dan Callahasen Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Dan Callahasen
David Starr
Indian History Film Project
Description
This 84 year old man has lived at Little Buffalo Lake for 55 years, raising cattle and trapping.
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