Appropriation

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Aboriginal Peoples and Knowledge: Decolonizing Our Processes

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Leanne Simpson
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 21, no. 1, 2001, pp. 137-148
Description
Suggests that Aboriginal scholars need to take control of the uses of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) and the process by which it is used. Contends that removing TEK from its context devalues it.
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Access and Benefits Sharing of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge in Northern Canada: Understanding the Legal Environment and Creating Effective Research Agreements

Alternate Title
Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Circumpolar Health
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janis Geary
Cynthia G. Jardine
Jenilee Guebert
Tania Bubela
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, Supplement 1, 2013, p. article no. 21351
Description
Research agreements must be structured to ensure mutual benefits which reflect the equal status of both parties.
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Afterword

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jo-Ann Episkenew
English Studies in Canada, vol. 35, no. 1, [Special Issue: Aboriginal Redress], March 2009, pp. 193-200
Description
Discusses issues of reconciliation, the consequences of government policies, and its standards for measuring Indigenous peoples’ cultures, beliefs, and practices.
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Ali'i Selective Appropriation of Modernity: Examining Colonial Assumptions in Hawai'i prior to 1893

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kamanamaikalani B. Beamer
AlterNative, vol. 5, no. 2, Ke Ala Hou: Breaking Trail in Hawaiian Research and Development, 2009, pp. 138-155
Description
Discusses the origin and overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii, and examines how the Ali'i (native Hawaiian chiefs) used their knowledge of law to advance their own existing Indigenous structure.
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Annotated Bibliography: Examples of Traditional Knowledges in Climate Research: Version 1.0 - September 2014

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Carson Viles
Description
Resources divided under seven topic headings: resolutions, policy and law, protocols, case studies, intellectual property, traditional knowledges and climate change, and ethics and traditional knowledge. To accompany Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledges in Climate Change Initiatives.
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Appropriation of Aboriginal Oral Traditions

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cynthia Callison
University of British Columbia Law Review, Special Issue: Material Culture in Flux: Law and Policy of Repatriation of Cultural Property, 1995, pp. 165-181
Description
Discusses various aspects of appropriation: historical and modern methods, justifications given, political implications, current legal framework and proposals for protection.
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Art and Ethnography in "Hanta Yo: An American Saga"

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dennis R. Hoilman
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 5, no. 3, 1979, pp. 239-245
Description
Looks at Ruth Beebe Hill's novel Hanta Yo: An American Saga and how her research for the book presents valuable ethnographic details that are lost in a text that does not accurately portray Dakota culture to mainstream audiences.
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Australia Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries

Alternate Title
Australian Academic & Research Libraries ; vol. 36, no. 2, 2005
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Dagmar Schmidmaier
Martin Nakata
Marcia Langton
Martin Nakata
Alex Byrne .. [et al.]
Description
Papers presented at a two-day colloquium, Libraries and Indigenous Knowledge, in December 2004, Sidney, Australia.
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Basketmaking Guides and the Appropriation of Indigenous Basketry

Alternate Title
Basket Making Guides and the Appropriation of Indigenous Basketry
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Ellen Pearlstein
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 44, no. 1, 2020, pp. 53-72
Description
An examination of appropriation of traditional crafts through the creation and marketing of how-to-guides and kits in the early twentieth century. Focuses on works written by George Wharton James.
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“Being Judged by Its Fruits”: Transforming Indian Land into Orchards along the Arkansas River, 1800–1867

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John J. Buchkoski
Great Plains Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 1, Winter, January 10, 2019, pp. 39-58
Description
Author compares the way in which settlers in the Arkansas River Valley made use of the natural land to cultivate orchards and vineyards to the way local Indigenous nations had lived on the land.
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Biopiracy in the Pacific

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Karie John Kawowo
Description
Author presents a case study of Indigenous people and biodiversity from Papua New Guinea. Paper presented at the Indigenous Knowledge Conference 2001 held at the University of Saskatchewan.
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Collaboration and the Complex World of Literary Rights

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alanna Kathleen Brown
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 21, no. 4, Cultural Property in American Indian Literatures: Representation and Interpretation, Autumn, 1997, pp. 595-603
Description
Author explores the complicated series of issues around the use of text composed by Indigenous authors and co-created or edited by Euro-American partners; article covers individual vs collective ownership, historical disregard for Indigenous ownership, and inheritance rights.
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Commodifications of the Past? An IPinCH KnowledgeBase Bibliography

Alternate Title
Commodifications of the Past? An IPinCH Knowledge Base Bibliography
Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage: Theory, Practice, Policy, Ethics
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
James Herbert
Description
Lists 208 publications (articles, letters, websites, webpages, government documents, and books) deemed to be of interest to the Commodifications of the Past? Working Group from the Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (IPinCH) research project.
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Community-Based Child Welfare for Aboriginal Children: Supporting Resilience Through Structural Change

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cindy Blackstock
Nico Trocmé
Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, no. 24, March 2005, pp. 12-33
Description
Identifies the conditions that support First Nations child and family service agencies to implement community based responses to child maltreatment that honour the strength, wisdom and resiliency embedded in indigenous ways of knowing and being.
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Contemporary Problems in the Study of Native North American Religions with Special Reference to the Hopis

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Armin W. Geertz
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 20, no. 3/4, To Hear the Eagles Cry: Contemporary Themes in Native American Spirituality (Parts 1 & 2), Summer-Autumn, 1996, pp. 393-414
Description
Article articulates some of the ethical issues that arise in the study in Indigenous spiritual practices; focuses on misinterpretation, appropriation, corruption of different spiritual practices.
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Curbing Cultural Appropriation in the Fashion Industry

Alternate Title
CIGI Papers ; no. 213
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Brigitte Vézina
Description
Explores the problematic relationship between traditional cultural expressions and intellectual property law (particularly copyright), which fails to protect them and puts most of them in the public domain, and outlines some proposals for concrete policy, legal and practical solutions to end appropriation.
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