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11 Houses Officially Opened at Beardy's

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Louise Cuthand
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 8, no. 7, July 1978, pp. 5-7
Description
Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation forms first non-profit housing society, negotiates with CMHC and builds own homes on-reserve in Saskatchewan.
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176 Deaths From Fire

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 3, no. 11, November 1972, p. 4
Description
Discusses how lower standards of housing on-reserve increases the number of fires and risk of fires.
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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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2006 Census Housing Series: Issue 13—On-Reserve Housing Conditions

Alternate Title
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 11-007
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Policy and Research Division]
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Description
Statistics for general household characteristics as well as adequacy and suitability of residences.
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2020 Indigenous Connectivity Summit: Policy Recommendations

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Internet Society
Description
Contains specific polices and recommendations within each of six categories: effective and accurate mapping; inclusivity, community consultation and engagement; capacity building; spectrum rights and sovereignty; infrastructure and ownership; and affordability.
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Aazzhoogan: Red Lake Nation's Bridge to the Future

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Dan King
Eugene McArthur
Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, vol. 25, no. 4, Nation Building, Summer, 2014
Description
Discusses how the campus for Red Lake Nation College will provide benefits and opportunities for the community.
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Aboriginal and Islander Health Workers Spread the Word

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Lynette Kent
Jane Maxwell
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 14, no. 1, March 1990, pp. 20-23
Description

Reprint of two letters received by the journal in 1989. One by a person involved in Aboriginal education and the other regarding African women's health.

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Aboriginal Communities and Mining in Northern Canada

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Robert F. Keith
Northern Perspectives, vol. 23, no. 3-4, Fall-Winter, 1995-96
Description
Canadian Arctic Resources Committee (CARC) held meetings to identify mining-related issues, opportunities, concerns and discuss projects, which would meet the needs of the communities.
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Aboriginal Community Health in South West Sydney

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Audrey Tindal
Dorothy Shipley
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 4, July/August 1995, pp. 16-17
Description
Health care workers discuss roles in the community and the health programs they look after.
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Aboriginal Governance Index: A 2007 Ranking of Manitoba and Saskatchewan First Nations

Alternate Title
Policy Series (Frontier Centre for Public Policy) ; no. 39
[Aboriginal Governance Index, 2007-2008]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Don Sandberg
Rebecca Walberg
Joseph Quesnel
Description
By ranking First Nation communities the researchers at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy analyze information intended to "help point [communities] in the direction of better governance practices."
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Aboriginal Health Committees and Community Development (on the North Coast of NSW)

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mavis Golds
Eric van Beuden
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 15, no. 6, November/December 1991, pp. 9-11
Description
Overview of community development program in which communities identified their own action program. Common priorities for discussion were housing, sewage, water, alcohol, first aid, and unemployment.
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Aboriginal Health Governance

Articles » General
Author/Creator
John D. O'Neil
Journal of Aboriginal Health, vol. 1, no. 1, Governance of Aboriginal Health, January 2004, pp. 4-5
Description
Editorial suggests that people living where local governance exists in First Nations communities have better health outcomes.
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Aboriginal Health...The Responsibility of Aboriginals

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Frank Oates
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 4, July/August 1995, p. 3
Description
Looks at need for cooperation between governments and Aboriginal people to overcome barriers and improve Aboriginal lifestyle.
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Aboriginal Health Workers Speak Out on Domestic Violence

Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 13, no. 4, December 1989, pp. 11-14
Description
Discusses the need for education and information programs and training for male and female Aboriginal health workers in domestic violence counseling.
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Aboriginal Horizontal Framework

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Horizontal Framework: Programs and Spending Overview
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Treasury Board Secretariat
Government of Canada]
Description
Overview of Aboriginal-direct programming and spending offered by the Government of Canada. The 360 programs and services are arranged under seven thematic headings: Health, Lifelong Learning, Housing, Safe and Sustainable Communities, Economic Opportunities, Lands and Resources and Governance and Relationships.
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The Aboriginal Justice Strategy

Alternate Title
Programs in Profile: The Aboriginal Justice Strategy
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Chris Fleming
JustResearch, no. 15, 2008, pp. 37-42
Description
Looks at the strategy started to help communities develop programs to support offenders stay out of the justice system. On one pdf. Scroll down to page 37 to read article.
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Aboriginal Participation in Major Resources Development Project: Draft Summary Report, [Ottawa Roundtable]. May 2012

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Public Policy Forum
Description
Discusses opportunities for collaboration between the natural resource sector and Aboriginal communities in Canada. Themes included labour market development, community readiness, financing and financial literacy, partnerships and collaboration, measurements of success, best practices and case studies.
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Aboriginal Peoples, Justice and the Law

Alternate Title
Continuing Poundmaker & Riel's Quest: Presentations Made at a Conference on Aboriginal Peoples and Justice
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Murray Sinclair
Description
Article from 1993 Conference proceedings, discussing cultural conflicts inherent in the justice system and suggesting "not only must we undertake reforms to the exiting system ... reforms that allow and empower Aboriginal people." Excerpt from Continuing Poundmaker & Riel's Quest: Presentations Made at a Conference on Aboriginal Peoples and Justice compiled by Richard Gosse, James Youngblood Henderson, Roger Carter.
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Aboriginal Post-Secondary Student Housing: Research Summary

Alternate Title
Aboriginal Student Housing Assessment
E-Books
Author/Creator
Brenda Wallace
Brenda Maire
Allison Lachance
Description
Findings of a study undertaken to determine the needs of this sector of the population. Report forms part of the Bridges and Foundations Project on Urban Aboriginal Housing.
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Aboriginal Roundtable

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Assembly of First Nations
Description
Contains links to background papers and summary of outcomes from sectoral sessions which covered the topics of: self-government, economic development, housing, education and health.
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Aboriginal Youth Network Forum

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Rose Ellis
Aboriginal and Islander health Worker Journal, vol. 20, no. 1, January/February 1996, pp. 21-22
Description
Justice Commissioner talks about problems facing Aboriginal youth, the juvenile justice system, and the lack of Aboriginal people employed in the system.
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Acceptance of Manufactured Housing in First Nations’ Communities in Atlantic Canada

Alternate Title
Research Highlight (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Research Highlight. Socio-economic Series ; 05-017
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Ausra Burns
Research Report (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
Description
Project's goal was to identify barriers, opportunities, and economic and social development derived from adoption of prefabricated houses. Includes research highlight and full report.
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Access to Safe and Sustainable Drinking Water Sources in First Nations Communities [Webinar]

Alternate Title
Clcahl (Hullcar) Aquifer: Splatsin Drinking Water Contamination
Creating a Blue Dialogue
POLIS Project on Ecological Governance
Water Realities in Indigenous Communities
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Lalita Bharadwaj
Kukpi7 (Chief) Wayne Christian
Description
First presenter discusses the current state of water in First Nations communities and challenges in the areas of source water, treatment, and water supply systems. Second speaker discusses the groundwater contamination in British Columbia's Hullcar Valley and what the crisis means for the Splatsin people. Related Material: Webinar Summary.
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Achieving Consensus For a Policy Action to Reduce Alcohol Problems in the Unceded Indian Reserve of Wikwemikong: Wikwemikong Alcohol Policy Consensus

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Claire Narbonne-Fortin
Margaret Rylett
Susan Manitowabi
Ron Douglas
Louis Gliksman
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 21, no. 1, 2001, pp. 161-177
Description
Describes the process involved in developing a policy to manage the use of alcohol in recreational facilities, including policy regulations, community survey results, and indicators of success.
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Across Australia ... From Health Worker To Health Worker

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sandra Gargita
Dennis Davey
Allan Gore
Myrtle Ward
Joseph Cox
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 9, no. 1, March 1985, pp. 57-60
Description
Brief reports from several health workers from across Western Australia regarding local health practices and programs.
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Active Measures Community Resource Guide

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Health and Social Sector
Assembly of First Nations
Description
Developed to equip First Nations administrative authorities with the tools, programs and services to support their communities and improve the overall quality of life on the reserve through income assistance.
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Active Measures Field Guide

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations Social Development Society
Description
Designed to give administering authorities tools needed ensure communities receive an optimal system of income assistance.
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