Racism & Discrimination

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[1968 letter to Jean Chrétien, Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development from unspecified former teacher concerning administration of St. Anne's Indian Residential School located at Fort Albany, Ontario] ; [Petition signed by parents from Attawapiskat about conditions at the school]

Archival » Archival Items
Description
Chief complaints were the racist attitudes toward children, administration's emphasis on superiority of staff, and principal's attempts to control fraternization between students and teachers. Petition from community is focused on reinstatement of the six teachers who resigned because of the situation at the school.
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1983 Elders' Conference 4/5

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 Robert
Indian History Film Project
Description
The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role ofelders as a source of knowledge.
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2019 General Population Survey: Results from a Saskatchewan-based Survey on Attitudes toward Reconciliation (Technical Report)

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Office of the Treaty Commissioner (OTC)
Description
Survey consisted of 15 questions in the areas of shared understanding of history, authentic relationships, cultures and worldviews, political, economic and social systems, and racism. In addition 6 demographic questions were asked to determine the characteristics of those who responded. Related material: Saskatchewan's Public Opinion on Reconciliation: Results from a 2019 Provincial Survey.
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2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presentor: Donald Worme

Alternate Title
2022 Silas E. Halyk, QC Visiting Scholar in Advocacy Lecture: Presenter: Donald Worme
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Donald Worme
Description
First Nation lawyer discusses social justice advocacy for Indigenous peoples, how lawyers can best advocate those who are discriminated against in the civil and criminal justice system and the tools that are available to address judicial inequities. Duration: 52:43.
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8th Fire: Indigenous in the City

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 13
Eighth Fire: Indigenous in the City
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Ryszard Hunka
Charlotte Odele
Coleen Rajotte
Michael Sweeney
Al Lawrence ... [et al.]
Description
Looks at "Concrete Indians" living in urban communities. Duration: 45:10.
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8th Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?

Alternate Title
Doc Zone ; season 6, episode 15
Eighth Fire: Whose Land is It Anyway?
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Michel Philibert
Marie-Claude Pednault
Alfonse Mondello
Hélène Morin
Description
Looks at how the issue of land has effected relationships with Aboriginal people across Canada, citing the James Bay Agreement as an example. Duration: 45:15.
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Aabiziingwashi: Two Worlds Colliding with Jonathan Rudin and Amy Smoke

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Jonathan Rudin
Amy Smoke
Jorge Barrera
Description
Panelists discuss Tasha Hubbard's documentary about the notorious "starlight tours", which involved Saskatoon police officers transporting Aboriginal men to the outskirts of the city and abandoning them during sub-zero temperatures. Duration: 50:54.
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Aaron Huey: America's Native Prisoners of War

Alternate Title
TED Talks
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Aaron Huey
Description
Talk by the photographer and activist accompanies slide show of his photographs taken at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. In it, he talks about the history of the government's treatment of the Sioux and how it has led to the appalling circumstances present on the Reservation today. Duration: 15:27.
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Aboriginal Aspirations

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 4, December 1985, pp. 42-48
Description
Chronicles the systematic discrimination and racism that occurred with the, 'colonizing' process in Tasmania and how Aboriginals are entitled to some Crown land being returned.
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Aboriginal Children

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Philip Morrissey
Australian Humanities Review, no. 42, August 2007, p. [?]
Description
Looks at the removal of Aboriginal children from their families and homes.
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Aboriginal Children in Urban Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Helen Lawrence
Issues in Educational Research, vol. 4, no. 1, 1994, pp. 19-26
Description
Looks at inequities in the Australian education system and government policies to address the situation.
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[Aboriginal Education: A Failing Grade]

Alternate Title
The Agenda With Steve Paikin
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Steve Paikin
Don Drummond
Gary Lipinski
Mimi Gellman
Brenda Small
Description
Discusses inequalities and barriers to post-secondary education for Aboriginal young people. Duration: 34:44.
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Aboriginal Education and Anti-Racist Education: Building Alliances Across Cultural and Racial Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Verna St. Denis
Canadian Journal of Education, vol. 30, no. 4, Coalition Work in Indigenous Educational Contexts, 2007, pp. 1068-1092
Description
Examines how anti-racist education could provide a foundation to forge alliances between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities in search of social justice in education.
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Aboriginal Education in Timmins

Alternate Title
Your Voice
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Cheryl Jackson
Emily Faries
Jamie Corston
Doug Davey
Description
Guests discuss challenges of educating Aboriginal children. Duration: 27.56.
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Aboriginal Gangs and Their (Dis)placement: Contextualizing Recruitment, Membership, and Status

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jana Grekul
Patti LaBoucane-Benson
Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 50, no. 1, January 2008, pp. 59-82
Description
Explores the definition(s) of gangs, describes characteristics of several Aboriginal gangs in Canada, and outlines the risk factors of gang involvement for Aboriginal youth and young adults.
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Aboriginal Gangs Don't Come Out of Nowhere

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, April 2003, p. A15
Description
Contends that the societal mistreatment of Aboriginal peoples has caused a rise in gang activity.
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Aboriginal Health in the Aftermath of Genocide: Healing and Reconciliation after the Indian Residential Schools Experience in Canada

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
David B. MacDonald
Description
Looks at a claim concerning the violation of the United Nations Genocide Convention in the Indian Residential Schools system, some of the effects of genocide on survivors and their families, and concludes by suggesting ways to move forward. Article located by scrolling down page.
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Aboriginal Health Roundtable Discussions: "Why We Accept Your Invitation to Join You"

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Donna Lester-Smith
Roberta Price
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 33, no. 1, Connecting to Spirit in Indigenous Research, 2010
Description
Looks at Aboriginal health research and how racial discourses continues to impact on Indigenous people's connection to self and to spirit; and discusses how non- Aboriginal researchers and Aboriginal communities need to develop better relationships.
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Aboriginal Identity and the Construction of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Caroline L. Tait
Description
Looks at the way Fetal Alcohol Syndrome has become identified as a Indigenous health and social problem and how it impacts cross-cultural relations. Part of the Summary: Report 10: Proceedings of the Advanced Study Institute: The Mental Health of Indigenous Peoples. To view scroll down to page 95.
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Aboriginal Labour Force: Some Documents

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
G.S. McIlroy
W.E.H. Stanner
Donald Thomson
Aboriginal History, vol. 16, no. 2, 1992, pp. 117-127
Description
Presents a letter followed by replies from the recipients and minutes of a meeting regarding the use of Aboriginal men as civilian labourers.
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Aboriginal Liaison Officers: Breaking Down the Barriers

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mary Buckskin
Christine Larkin
Aboriginal and Islander health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 6, November/December 1995, pp. 26-28
Description
Researches issues of discrimination between white social workers in ACT Health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, prompting changes and the hiring of an Aboriginal Liaison Officer.
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Aboriginal Life and Death in Australian Settler Nationhood

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Deborah Bird Rose
Aboriginal History , vol. 25, Special Section: Genocide?: Australian Aboriginal History in International Perspective, 2001, pp. [148]-162
Description
Paper explores three themes: disappearance, subjugated bodies, and banality.
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Aboriginal Mental Health

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 5, no. 1, March 1981, pp. 13-15
Description
Author argues that most neglected part of Australian Aboriginal health is mental health and that alcohol abuse is rooted in the rapid changes in Aboriginal society.
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Aboriginal Mental Health

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Cyril Coaby
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 12, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 21-27
Description
Looks at how historical past practices have effected the mental health of Aboriginal people .
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Aboriginal Military Service and Assimilation

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Noah Riseman
Aboriginal History, vol. 38, 2014, pp. 155-178
Description
Focuses on three Aboriginal veterans and the prejudices they faced as they attempted to assimilate into mainstream Australian society.
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Aboriginal People and HIV/AIDS: Legal Issues

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network
Description
Series of nine information sheets dealing with topics such as discrimination, testing, and confidentiality.
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Aboriginal People and Problem Drinking

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Marvin Kahn
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 6, no. 3, September 1982, pp. 44-49
Description
Presents several factors contributing to the social and psychological distress of aboriginal people elevating substance abuse levels.
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Aboriginal People in an Urban Housing Market: Lethbridge, Alberta

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Russel Lawrence Barsh
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, 1997, pp. 203-214
Description
Explores, through surveys and interviews, the reasons for high rates of relocation from Reserves to the city, the impact on urban housing markets, and the possibility of discrimination.
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Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian Criminal Law: Rethinking Justice

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
P.A. Monture-Okanee
M.E. Turpel
Patrick Macklem
Noel Lyon
A. Wayne MacKay
Bruce H. Wildsmith
Donna Greschner
University of British Columbia Law Review, Special Edition: Aboriginal Justice, 1992, pp. [239]-279
Description
Various contributors give the "Aboriginal perspective" on the current applications of the Criminal Code, workings of the justice system in general, and required improvements.
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