SS 10 – Indigenous History

May 9, 2017

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

Canadian Encyclopedia
Statistics Canada

A Guide to the History, Culture and Contemporary Issues of First Nations  
Indigenous Territory – Canadian Encyclopedia 
First Nations in Canada – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Idle No More
Idle No More 
Idle No More, an exercise in fleeting infamy – Macleans
Idle No More: Where is the movement 2 years later – CBC News

Indigenous Nationahood: Beyond Idle No More – Common Dreams 
Less than half o f Canadians support the Idle No More movement: poll – National Post

Indian Act
Background: Indian Act – CBC News
Indian Act – an overview of the topic from Canadian Ecyclopedia
Indian Act – Indigenous Foundations – UBC 
Canada in Context – put in the search term indian act to get a list of the results

Nisga’a Treaty 
Nisga’a Final Agreement and Background Information – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada 
Nisga’a Land Treaty – Canadian Encyclopedia – an overview of the topic
Understanding Nisga’a Lisims Government

Oka Crisis 
Issues still unresolved 25 years after Oka Crisis: Mohawk leaders – CTV News Montreal – includes related links 
Kanehsatake: 270 years of Resistance – 2-hour NFB video on YouTube, other videos on the right side bar
Oka Crisis – Canadian Encyclopedia  
Oka Crisis Ends – CBC
Standoff at Oka – CBC 

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

Land Claims
Aboriginal Treaties in Canada – Canadian Encyclopedia
Advancing Aboriginal and Treaty Rights – Indigenous and Northern Affairs

Riel Rebellion (Northwest or Red River Rebellion)
Manitoba Joins Confederation – Canadian History Project
North-West Rebellion – Canadian Encyclopedia 
The North West Resistance – 1885 – Canada’s First Peoples 

Berger Commission
Mackenzie Valley Pipeline – Canadian Encyclopedia
Berger Inquiry in Retrospect – Canadian Reference Centre
Like the Sound of a Drum – Canada in Context
Mackenzie Valley Gas Pipeline – building a pipeline or a constitution? 

Art – exploitation & appropriation 
How do we stop misrepresenting First Nations culture? – CBC                      

History of cultural appropriation – SFU
Cultural appropriation guide from SFU
Headdresses at music festivals – Winnipeg Free Press

Music – A Tribe Called Red 
First Nations DJs Mix Tradition With Electronic Beats – NPR (listen to the interview)                                   
A Tribe Called Red breaks down it’s Powwow-step style NPR (listen to the interview)                         Ottawa-based A Tribe Called Red – CBC (watch video)
Beats Against Colonialism – Canadian Dimension
Beat Power: aboriginal DJs highlight struggle – This Magazine
Aboriginal Music in Canada – Guelph Mercury

Highway of Tears 
Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – Canadian Encyclopedia
What is the Highway of Tears? – Canadian Encyclopedia
Highway of Tears, the documentary film – Canadian Dimension
Family members voice concerns – CBC
Understanding the numbers – Amnesty International

Numbered Treaties 
Post Confederation treaties (summary) – Discovering Multicultural America
Overview of the Numbered Treaties, (see links for all 1-11 treaties on page) – Canadian Encycopedia  
The anti-colonial history of BC (cartoon) – Briarpatch

History of Nunavut – Canada in Context
Troubles in Nunavut – Globe & Mail

National Indian Brotherhood/Assembly of First Nations

Potlatch – to give Canadian Encyclopedia
Function of the potlatch – Canadian Encyclopedia
Sharing the box of treasures – Global Issues in Context

Criminal Justice
Justice is not blind – Maclean’s
Aboriginal Offenders – Lawnow

Relocation from traditional lands 
Simpcw First Nation marks 100th anniversary of forced relocation – CBC News  
Manitoba Sayisi Dene: Forced relocation, racism, survival – CBC News 
Canada advances reconciliation with historic apology for relocation of Sayisi Dene – Government of Canada

North of 60

World History in Context

Smoke Signals
Sherman Alexie 
Smoke Signals – Turner Classic Movies

Tom Jackson (Actor)
Tom Jackson – Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, 2002  
Tom Jackson – Contemporary Theatre, Film and Television, 2010 
Tom Jackson: actor, singer, songwriter, playwright and screenwriter – Contemporary Canadian Biographies 
Tom Jackson – Canadian Encyclopedia 
Indigenous Actors with Film’s Rejection – Huffington Post

Self Government 
Anatomy of a First Nations treaty – TVO
Fact Sheet:  Aboriginal Self-Government – Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada 
NWT town’s new indigenous self-government seen as a model – CTV News
Self-Government: Indigenous Peoples – Canadian Encyclopedia 
Self-Government search results list – EBSCO databases 

Sixties Scoop
Sixties Scoop search results list- EBSCO databases 
Sixties Scoop links – World History in Context – scroll down to the “News” section
Indigenous children for sale: the money behind the Sixties Scoop – CBC News 
Sixties Scoop – Canadian Encyclopedia 
Just what was the Sixties Scoop? – TVO