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2010 Nunavut Economic Outlook

Alternate Title
2010 Nunavut Economic Outlook: Nunavut's Second Chance
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Impact Economics
Description
Discusses the progress of Nunavut’s socio-economic and environmental performance based on its investments in wealth-generating capital by looking at demographic trends and developments in the areas of education, health, social well-being and income.
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Aa-Wiichaautuwiihkw: Coming Together to Walk Together. Creating a Culturally Appropriate Watershed and Marine Protected Area in Paakumshumwaau (Old Factory) James Bay, Quebec ; Year 3

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Shu Yi Chu
Jodie Martinson
Valerie Crystal
Anna Usborne
Sophie Lefrançois ... [et al.]
Description
Final report of three-year research project. Looks at what needs to be protected and what is offered for marine protection by the federal government.
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Aboriginal Rights to Fish in British Columbia

Alternate Title
Research Paper (Scow Institute)
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Douglas C. Harris
Description
Research paper discusses the long refusal to admit the reality of Aboriginal rights, title, management and allocation of the fisheries.
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[Aboriginal Treaty Rights: One Paddle at a Time]

Alternate Title
As It Happens ; March 27, 1990
[Matthew Coon Come Paddles to New York]
[One Paddle at a Time]
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Matthew Coon Come
Description
Speech given to protest the second phase of the James Bay hydroelectric project, also known as the Great Whale. . Duration 4:05.
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After the Storm: Ojibwe Treaty Rights Twenty-Five Years after the Voigt Decision

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Patty Loew
James Thannum

American Indian Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 2, Spring, 2011, pp. 161-191
Description
Looks at the socioeconomic, political, and cultural factors that contributed to the spearfishing crisis in northern Wisconsin and the battered attempts by the Ojibwe to exercise their treaty-based fishing rights. The article also examines the state of relations between Native and non-Native residents.
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Analysis of Change

Alternate Title
Split Lake Cree Post Project Environmental Review ; v. 1
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Split Lake Cree First Nation
Description
Documents some key changes, due to hydroelectric projects, that have occurred in Split Lake Cree resource harvesting activities.
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Angry Crees Stop Hydro Hearing

Alternate Title
The National ; June 26, 1991
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Neil MacDonald
Description
Very brief news clip reports on opposition to the hydro Great Whale Project, a project that would flood an area the size of France. Duration: 1:52.
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Arizona vs. California, et al.

Alternate Title
Research Note: Arizona vs. California, et al.
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Al Logan Slagle
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 7, no. 1, January 1983, pp. 87-90
Description
Describes the legal dispute, which began in 1952, involving water rights of Native Americans situated on the Colorado River basin.
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Assessing the Feasibility of Applying the Co-operative Model to First Nations Community Based Development Initiatives: A Case Study of the Xaxl'ep and a Native Plant Nursery

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kimberlee Chambers
BC Institute for Co-operative Studies Occasional Papers, 2001
Description
Case study illustrates how combining ethnobotanical knowledge and the co-operative model can provide a viable method of sustainable community economic development.
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The Athabasca Barges

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Graham Guest
Denosa, October 1981, pp. 16-17
Description
Riverboats have sailed from Fort McMurray, Alberta, to Lake Athabasca, Saskatchewan, for almost a century. The article describes today's system of tug-boats and barges, and traces the history of riverboats from early times.
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Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Inquiry, W.A.C. Bennett Dam and Damage to IR 201, Public Edition July 2008

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description

FILES CAN ONLY BE ACCESSED USING FIREFOX BROWSER. Document contains submissions, reports, studies, correspondence/letters and video in regards to inquiry which was trying to determine whether the Crown owes compensation in relation to the dam construction. Commissioners include: P.E. James Prentice, Carole T. Corcoran, Aurélien Gill.

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Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Inquiry: WAC Bennett Dam and Damage to Indian Reserve 201 [Inquiry Report, English Language Version]

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Indian Claims Commission
Description
Historical background and submissions to the Indian Claims Commission (ICC) regarding Canada breaching its fiduciary obligations to the Band for environmental damages to Reserve 201 caused by construction and operation of the W.A.C. Bennett Dam. ICC found Canada has a lawful obligation and recommends the claim be negotiated under Canada's Specific Claims Policy. Commissioners include : P.E. James Prentice, Carole T. Corcoran, Aurélien Gill. [This file has been saved and made available online with permission from the Indian Claims Commission website before it closed down in March 2009.]
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Backgrounder: First Nations Water Quality

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
First Nations Centre
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Description
Looks at issues raised in the First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey with respect to safety of community water.
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Baguio's Urban Ecosystem: A Scoping Study

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Maria Lorena C. Cleto
Joaquin K. Cariño
Indigenous Perspectives, vol. 10, On the Baguio Urban Ecosystem, 2012, pp. 1-58
Description
Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page [1]. Provides an overview, facts and figures and an analysis of the urban ecosystem.
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Bentley Argues Water Safe Although No Standards Set

Articles » General
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 7, no. 4, April 1977, p. 11
Description
Director of the Saskatchewan Medical Services Branch of the Department of Health and Welfare claims radon level in Red Earth Reserve water is not a hazard.
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The Blood Tribe: Adapting to Climate Change

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lorenzo Magzul
Prairie Forum, vol. 34, no. 1, Spring, 2009, pp. 289-309
Description
Discusses the socio-economic impact that climate change will have on the Blood Tribe in the South Saskatchewan River Basin.
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"Blue-Ice": Framing Climate Change and Reframing Climate Change Adaptation from the Indigenous Peoples' Perspective in the Northern Boreal Forest of Ontario, Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Denise M. Golden
Carol Audet
M. A. Smith
Climate and Development, vol. 7, no. 5, 2015, pp. 401-413
Description
Study by researchers and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) reports on effects of climate change on hunting and fishing and delivery of supplies in community.
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A Brief Guide to the James Bay Controversy

Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
Canadian Association in Support of Native Peoples
Description
Concerns about man-made environmental damage with the undertaking of the James Bay Project is the focus of this booklet. Also mentioned is relocation of 7000 Cree persons and flooding of land.

Historical note:

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The Canadian Water Sustainability Index (CWSI): Case Study Report

Alternate Title
Policy Research Initiative Working Paper Series
PRI Project: Sustainable Development
Working Papers (Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources) ; 028
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources
Anne Morin
Description
Presents the results from a Canadian Water Sustainability project to assess various elements of water well-being in Canadian communities.
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