Tribal Councils & Grand Councils

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The Assiniboine

E-Books
Author/Creator
Edwin Thompson Denig
Canadian Plains Reprint Series, vol. 5
Description
Originally published as the Forty-Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology. This edition published with a new introduction by David Reed Miller.
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Building Healthy Tribal Nations in Montana and Wyoming through Collaborative Research and Development

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Steve R. Andersen
Gordon M. Belcourt
Kathryn M. Langwell
American Journal of Public Health, vol. 95, no. 5, May 2005, pp. 784-789
Description
Describes a collaborative approach to reducing health disparities affecting Montana and Wyoming tribal nations while promoting health-protective practices and interventions.
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Carrier Sekani Tribal Council

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Carrier Sakani Tribal Council
Description
Tribal Council services, negotiations, news, events, history, land claims and links to resources.
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Council of Yukon First Nations

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Council of Yukon First Nations
Description
General information concerning the languages, history, natural history and education in the territory. Includes links to announcements, employment, press releases and the General Assembly 2007.
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A Declaration of Indian Rights: The BC Indian Position Paper (excerpt)

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Union of BC Indian Chiefs
BC Studies , no. 200, 50th Anniversary, Winter, 2019, pp. 13-18
Description
Originally released November 17, 1970, this paper responds to the federal government’s White Paper, released in June of 1969. The Union of BC Indian Chiefs rejects the policies in the White Paper, reminding the government that changing or abridging the historic relationship between First Nations and the Federal Government requires consent from the First Nations.
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District Chiefs Reject Indian Affairs Budget

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joan Beatty
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 3, no. 10, November 1973, p. 14
Description
New budget resolution is presented to Prince Albert District of the Department of Indian Affairs.
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First Nations Early Childhood Care and Education: The Meadow Lake Tribal Council/School of Child and Youth Care Curriculum Development Project

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Alan Pence
Valerie Kuehne
Margo Greenwood-Church
Mary Rose Opekokew
Vicki Mulligan
Multiculturalism / Multiculturalisme, vol. 14, no. 2, [1992], pp. 15-17
Description
Outlines historical development of project to establish future training for youth caregivers and local childcare committees.
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Global Activism and Collective Identities: A Comparative Analysis of Their Evolution in the Grand Council of the Crees, the Saami Council and Médecins Sans Frontières-Canada, 1990--2005

Alternate Title
Global Activism and Collective Identities: A Comparative Analysis of Their Evolution in the Grand Council of the Crees, the Sami Council and Médecins Sans Frontières-Canada, 1990--2005
Theses
Author/Creator
Kristina Maud Bergeron
Description
Political Science Thesis (Ph.D.)--McMaster University, 2008.
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Grand Chief Stan Beardy

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Nishnawbe Aski Nation
Description
Profile of Stan Beardy who was born and raised at Bearskin Lake, and is now Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski First Nation.
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Indian Record (Vol. 35, #5-6, [#7-8], July-August, 1972)

Documents & Presentations
Description
"National publication for the Indians of Canada." Focus on Indigenous issues, events at residential schools and legal decisions. Previously published as Indian Missionary Record. Articles reflect the attitudes and policies of the time.
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Indian Record (Vol. XXXII, No. 1, January, 1969)

Documents & Presentations
Description
"National publication for the Indians of Canada." Focus on Indigenous issues, events at residential schools and legal decisions. Previously published as Indian Missionary Record . Articles reflect the attitudes and policies of the time.
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Lonechild's Ouster Harms FSIN in Long Run

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Star Phoenix, February 18, 2011, p. A13
Description
Explains FSIN Chiefs' accomplishments so far and what processes need to be in place before he can be removed from office.
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Native Indian Political Activity in British Columbia, 1969-1983

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Paul Tennant
BC Studies, no. 57, British Columbia a Place For Aboriginal Peoples?, Spring, 1983, pp. 112-136
Description
Looks at the rise and fall of two organizations: Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs and The British Columbia Association of Non-Status Indians (BCANSI) and how both groups dealt with land claim settlements.
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Nisga'a Chief Defends Land Deal

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Kathy Blair
Anglican Journal, vol. 124, no. 9, October 1998, p. [?]
Description
Discussion of controversy surrounding Nisga'a treaty.
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Nuu-Chah-Nulth

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Nuu-Chah-Nulth Tribal Council
Description
Website has links to the tribal council business, language instruction, and cultural stories videos and narratives.
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Parochial FSIN Speeding Down Ruinous Path

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Doug Cuthand
Star-Phoenix, September 30, 2011, p. A11
Description
Comments on the suspension and eventual removal of Goodtrack as chair of The Saskatchewan Indian and Gaming Association (SIGA).
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Policy Writing as Dialogue: Drafting an Aboriginal Chapter for Canada's Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Marlene Brant Castellano
Jeff Reading
International Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 1, no. 2, 2010, pp. 1-18
Description
Discusses process of developing policy for research ethics from an Aboriginal perspective focusing on process and right to self-determination.
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Prince Albert Grand Council

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Prince Albert Grand Council
Description
Discusses the vision, mission and value of the Prince Albert Grand Council, and includes information on the 12 surrounding bands, and various departments.
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Training in First Nations Communities: Five "Secrets" of Success

Alternate Title
Ideas: Emotional Well-Being in Child Care
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jessica Ball
Alan Pence
Interaction, vol. 15, no. 1, Spring, 2001, pp. 19-24
Description
Illustrates development of the First Nations Partnership Program (FNPP) approach to traditional mainstream training model.
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Tribal Council Rallies Forces

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Pamela Green
Windspeaker, vol. 17, no. 6, October 1999, p. 20
Description

Comments on how Saskatchewan First Nations communities provide much needed HIV/AIDS workshops and clinics by pooling meagre resources.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.20.

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Women and Tribal Politics: Is There a Gender Gap in Indian Elections?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bruce G. Miller
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 18, no. 1, Winter, 1994, pp. 25-41
Description
Based on his research involving the Skagit River Tribe (approximately 540 band members) in what is now Washington state, the author offers anthropological analysis on the gender gap in political engagement surrounding Indigenous tribal council elections, and compares it to contemporary (1980s – 1990s) mainstream political engagement in the United States.
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