First Nation & Treaty Organizations

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Arrest Made in Decades-Old Native Slaying

Articles » General
Calgary Herald, April 3, 2003, p. A20
Description
Arrest in the murder of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash a member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) who was murdered on the Pine Ridge reserve in 1976.
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Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat Inc.

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Official site of AMC (Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs), includes information and links for stakeholders and potential stakeholders about child and family services, education, environment, gaming, policy, press, health, housing and more..
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Behind the Scenes, Progress is Being Made, Said Bellegarde

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Shari Narine
Windspeaker, vol. 30, no. 12, March 2013, p. 10
Description
Comments on the federal government commitment to work with Aboriginal leaders to improve First Nations issues including job creation and economic growth.
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Brief to the Senate Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples on Bill C-6"The Specific Claims Resolution Act"

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Clarence Pennier
Description
Presentation made by the Grand Chief of the Sto:lo Nation pointing out the lack of a non-derogation clause and other concerns. Reproduction is a copy of an official work that is published by the Government of Canada and it is reproduced in affiliation with, or with the endorsement of the Government of Canada.
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Doing Treaty Land Entitlement Research in Saskatchewan

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Peggy Martin-McGuire
Practicing Anthropology, vol. 18, no. 4, Fall, 1996, pp. 29-32
Description
The author recounts her own personal experience working as a special advisor to the Office of the Treaty Commissioner to discuss contemporary treaty negotiations.
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Eskasoni First Nation Governance 1 of 4

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Eskasoni First Nation Governance
Description
Talks about governance and not losing any of the privileges and rights from the Royal Proclamation to the Indian Act and getting out from its legacy. Answers questions about what will happen to Indian Affairs funding of initiatives already in place. (7 minutes).
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Forty Years and Counting

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Greg Sarris
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 35, no. 1, 2011, pp. 11-18
Description
Discusses the conditions of Native American life in California, and the need to break old patterns and embrace new changes.
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Indian Association of Alberta

Documents & Presentations
Description
Folder includes a report entitled "Memorial on Indian Affairs" relating to the establishment of a Royal Commission on Indian Affairs and which speaks on various issues relating to improving the indigenous standard of living, and correspondence relating to enfranchisement.
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McKnight Tipped as Next Treaty Official

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Leader Post, March 05, 2007, p. B1
Description
Discussion of Bill McKnight's suitability for the position of Treaty Commissioner in Saskatchewan.
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Native Leaders Must Be Positive Agents of Change

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, October 18, 2002, p. A15
Description
Discusses the lack of agreement between the Assembly of First Nations and the federal government on policies that affect First Nations people.
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Native Leadership About to Undergo Change

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, December 13, 2002, p. A19
Description
Conjecture about who the next leaders will be and lists some embarrassing examples of Canada's present day treatment of First Nations.
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No Love Lost With Feds, AFN

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
StarPhoenix, October 25, 1996, p. A5
Description
Argues that the Federal Government of Canada tried to isolate the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) when they made changes to the Indian Act.
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Old Cowboys, New Indians: Hollywood Frames the American Indian

Alternate Title
Old Cowboys, New Indians
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
T. V. (Thomas Vernon) Reed
Wicazo Sa Review, vol. 16, no. 2, Fall, 2001, pp. 75-96
Description
Reviews and evaluates documentary and fictional Hollywood movies from the 1960s and 1970s, in relation to how the American Indian Movement (AIM) in the United States is portrayed.
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Prairie Treaty Nations Alliance

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, Special Edition, July 1985, p. 5
Description
New organization is formed to strengthen the position of Treaty Nations interests and to compliment the roles of the Assembly or First Nations and the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations.
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Report on the Audit of the North Peace Tribal Council Policing Agreement

Alternate Title
[Project no.] 310-2110-01
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Department of the Solicitor General of Canada
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada
Description
Objectives were to ensure claimed expenditures that have been incurred are in accordance with the Agreement and other guidelines.
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Rhetorical Exclusion: The Government's Case Against American Indian Activists, AIM, and Leonard Peltier

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
John Sanchez
Mary E. Stuckey
Richard Morris
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 23, no. 2, 1999, pp. 27-52
Description
Examines the United States government's case against American Indian Movement activist, Leonard Peltier and the FBIs unofficial agenda taken against AIMs political activism.
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Roots of Contemporary Native American Activism

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Troy R. Johnson
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 20, no. 2, 1996, pp. 127-154
Description
Examines key potests and conflict leading up to the occupation of Wounded Knee of 1973, the evolution of the American Indian Movement (AIM), and more recent disputes concerning assets from gambling.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples 155: Citadel Inn, Ottawa, Ontario

Documents & Presentations
Description
RCAP 155 contains a transcript of the sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at the Citadel Inn in Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday, June 7, 1993. The file contains presentations by a variety of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis organizations. Presentations can be viewed individually on this site.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Greer Atkinson

Documents & Presentations
Description
This file contains a transcript of a portion of a sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at The Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario. This portion includes a presentation by Greer Atkinson of the United Indian Councils, at a Round Table discussion of Self-Government.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by Jennifer Wood and Mary Guilbeault, Winnipeg First Nations Tribal Council

Documents & Presentations
Description
The file contains a presentation by Mary Guilbeault and Jennifer Wood of the Winnipeg First Nations Tribal Council. Guilbeault and Wood discuss their organization's mandate, composition, and operations in Manitoba. Specifically they address concerns such as employment, off-reserve people's reasons for leaving, rights issues, overrepresentation in prisons, racism and discrimination, funding concerns, and identity issues. Following the presentation Commsisioner Wilson and Chartrand discuss some of the issues raised with the two presenters.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by members of the United Indian Councils

Alternate Title
Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples - Transcriptions of Public Hearings and Round Table Discussions
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux
Greer Atkinson
Laurie Flynn
Jeff Monague
Mel Jacobs
Description
This file contains a transcript of a portion of a sitting of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples at The Fern Resort, Orillia, Ontario. This portion includes a presentation by the United Indian Councils given by Vice-Chief Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux; Greer Atkinson; Laurie Flynn; Chief Jeff Monague and Vice-Chief Mel Jacobs, at a Round Table discussion of Self-Government.
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Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples: Presentation by MicMac Native Friendship Centre, Gordon King, Director

Documents & Presentations
Description
File contains a presentation by Director Gordon King of the Micmac Native Friendship Centre (Halifax, NS). King discusses the role Friendship Centres play in communities, their non-political nature, and the success they have had working with urban Aboriginal populations. King introduces the days presenters from the Friendship Centre and states to the Commissioners that they "have the powers to start the process for change to ensure a better life for Aboriginal peoples residing in urban areas.
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Saskatchewan Association of Friendship Centres - Integrate Native People Into Communities

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
City of Saskatoon
Description
Includes Saskatoon City Council minutes from a meeting on Monday, June 11, 1984 regarding a request by Bruce Sanderson of the Saskatchewan Association of Friendship Centres that City Council respond to a tentative proposal to integrate Aboriginal people in Urban Communities. The Council moves that the letter be received and referred to the Planning and Development Committee.
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Selected Documents from the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs on the Meech Lake Accord

Alternate Title
[Document Eight]: Letter from Phil Fontaine to the People of Quebec, 14 June 1990
[Document Eleven]: Speech by Elijah Harper, 21 June 1990
[Document Five]: Letter from Chief of Manitoba First Nation to Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
[Document Four]: Resolution of Defeat the Meech Lake Accords, 12 June 1990
[Document Nine]: Letter from the Prime Minister to Phil Fontaine
[Document One]: Analysis of Potential Impact of the Meech Lake Constitutional Accord on the Rights of Aboriginal People, June 1987
[Document Seven]: Statement by Phil Fontaine Provincial Leader - Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, 15 June 1990
[Document Six]: Letter From Member of Manitoba First Nation to Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
[Document Ten]: Comments on the Letter From the Prime Minister
[Document Three]: Meech Lake Constitutional Strategy - Follow-up Actions
[Document Twelve]: Speech by Philip Fontaine, 21 June 1990
[Document Two]: A Declaration of the First Nations
Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
Donna Greschner
Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
Philip Fontaine
Brian Mulroney
Elijah Harper
Native Studies Review, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 119-152
Description

Introduction and documents that trace the three year campaign by the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs against the Meech Lake Accord.

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A Study in Institution Building for Dene Governance in the Canadian North: A History of the Development of the Dene National Office

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bill Erasmus
C. D. James Paci
Stephanie Irlbacher Fox
Indigenous Nations Studies Journal, vol. 4, no. 2, Fall, 2003, pp. 25-51
Description
Discusses the institutional development of the Office, from its inception as the National Indian Brotherhood-NWT, an organization whose mandate was to bring attention to the concerns of the Dene, through to the Dene/Métis Land Claims, regional land claims and self-government agreements, and the new constitution and current activities.
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