SS 9 – Aboriginal Peoples Issues

Updated May 16, 2018

EasyBib – use this resource to create your bibliography at the end of the Infographic
Canada in Context
EBSCO Databases
World History in Context
Digital Newspapers

Canadian Encyclopedia
Statistics Canada 
WebPath Express 

A Guide to the History, Culture and Contemporary Issues of First Nations 
Aboriginal Peoples in Canada – Stats Can
First Nation Profiles interactive map – Government of Canada 
First Nations People in Canada – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada 

Indian Act
Background: Indian Act – CBC News
Indian Act – an overview of the topic from Canadian Encyclopedia
Indian Act – Indigenous Foundations – UBC 
The Indian Act of Canada – Canada’s First Peoples

Residential Schools
A History of Residential Schools in Canada – CBC
Residential Schools – an overview of the topic from Canadian Encyclopedia
Residential Schools – Indigenous Foundations – UBC
Residential Schools – Truth and Reconciliation
Where Were the Children – Legacy of Hope Foundation

Living Conditions
Canada’s Aboriginal Education Crisis – AMMSA
Canada faces a ‘crisis’ on Aboriginal reserves: UN investigator – CTV News
Grinding poverty faced by Manitoba First Nations worst in the country – Aboriginal People’s Television Network
Social Conditions of Aboriginals – Canadian Encyclopedia
Quality of Life – Assembly of First Nations

Court Challenges
Aboriginal Treaties in Canada – Canadian Encyclopedia
Advancing Aboriginal and Treaty Rights – Indigenous and Northern Affairs
Kanesatake seeks to solidify Indigenous Treaty against Energy East with sacred items – Aboriginal People’s Television Network
Key dates for Canada’s dealings with First Nations – 

Reserves – Canadian Encyclopedia – gives an overview of the topic
60% of First Nation children on reserve live in poverty, institute says – CBC News 2017 article
Native reserve system in Canada a disgrace – Toronto Sun

Native Dance – link on “Virtual Powwow” on right 
Overview of Pow Wow Tradition  – Saskatchewan Indigenous Cultural Centre
Powwow – Canadian Encyclopedia