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Native peoples and cultures of Canada an anthropological overview —McMillan, Alan D. (Alan Daniel), 1945-
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2002

A comprehensive overview of all the native groups of Canada -- Indian, Metis and Inuit. Describes their traditional ways of life from prehistoric times to the present issues of land claims and self-government. 1988.

One good story, that one stories —King, Thomas, 1943-
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2002

This collection of short stories blend Christian and native myths, comedy and tragedy, reality and the surreal. Strong language. 1993.

Citizens plus aboriginal peoples and the Canadian state —Cairns, Alan.
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2001

Cairns, through the study of the historical record, discusses the desired relation of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples to each other in Canada. He considers the differences between the assimilationist assumptions of...

In the rapids navigating the future of First Nations —Mercredi, Ovide, 1946-
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2002

The authors provide a view of broken treaty promises, the racist Indian Act, and the failure of Canada's justice and education systems. While examining many challenges confronting native people today, the authors also an...

One Native life —Wagamese, Richard.
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2010

Wagamese's look back at the long road he traveled in reclaiming his identity, and about what he's learned as a human being, a man, and an Ojibway. Whether he's writing about playing baseball, running away with the circus...

One dead Indian the premier, the police, and the Ipperwash crisis —Edwards, Peter.
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2006

On September 4, 1995, several Stoney Point Natives entered Ipperwash Provincial Park, near Sarnia, Ontario, and began a peaceful protest aimed at reclaiming a traditional burial ground. Within 72 hours, one of the protes...

Medicine River —King, Thomas, 1943-
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2009

A young Canadian Indian returns to his hometown outside the Blackfoot Reservation and recovers his lost heritage among a varied cast of characters, including and all-Indian basketball team, a marriage doctor, and a world...

Northern voices Inuit writing in English
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2002

The Inuit of northern Canada have a rich oral historic tradition in their own language and a more recent tradition of written English. This collection includes legends, poetry, interviews, letters, essays, speeches and f...

Porcupines and china dolls —Alexie, Robert Arthur.
Sound Recording
2010
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Enough alcohol silences the demons for a night; a gun and a single bullet silences demons forever. When a friend commits suicide and a former priest appears on television, the northern Aboriginal community is shattered. ...

Funny, you don't look like one observations from a blue-eyed Ojibway —Taylor, Drew Hayden, 1962-
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2010

Half Ojibway and half Caucasian - and hoping to found a nation called Occasions, dubbing himself a Special Occasion for founding it - Drew Hayden Taylor presents his own take on Native affairs. Using humour to give a dif...

Funny, you don't look like one observations from a blue-eyed Ojibway —Taylor, Drew Hayden, 1962-
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2010

Half Ojibway and half Caucasian - and hoping to found a nation called Occasions, dubbing himself a Special Occasion for founding it - Drew Hayden Taylor presents his own take on Native affairs. Using humour to give a dif...

A quality of light —Wagamese, Richard.
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2013

Joshua Kane is an Ojibway who has lived with his white adoptive parents since he was an infant. Johnny Gebhardt is a white boy who is very interested in native culture. When the two meet they find friendship and common g...

Indian killer —Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
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2009

Adopted by white parents as an infant, John Smith grows up dispossessed of his Native American heritage and identity. When an elusive serial killer stalks and scalps white men around Seattle, the focus falls on Smith as ...

Finding my talk how fourteen Canadian native women reclaimed their lives after residential school —Grant, Agnes, 1933-
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2011

When residential schools opened in the 1830's, First Nations envisioned their children learning in nurturing environments, staffed with their own teachers, ministers and interpreters. Instead, students were taught by out...

Through black spruce —Boyden, Joseph, 1966-
Sound Recording
2009
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Will Bird is a legendary Cree bush pilot, now in a coma; his niece Annie, returned from her journey, sits beside his bed. Their secrets are revealed - the tragic betrayal that cost Will his family, Annie's desperate sear...

Goodbye Buffalo Bay —Loyie, Larry, 1933-2016.
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2011

Lawrence leaves residential school, only to find the traditional First Nations life he loved is over - he feels like a stranger to his family until his grandfather helps him find his way. New adventures arise: Lawrence f...

Dreaming the dawn conversations with native artists and activists —Caldwell, E. K., 1954-
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2011

Interviews with Native American artists, activists, and writers. Topics range from singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie's consideration of the uses of computer technology for tribal people, to activist Dino Butler's refl...

Eagle song —Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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2011

After moving from a Mohawk reservation to Brooklyn, New York, eight-year-old Danny Bigtree encounters stereotypes about his Native American heritage. Grades 3-6. 1997.

Dreaming the dawn conversations with native artists and activists —Caldwell, E. K., 1954-
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2011

Interviews with Native American artists, activists, and writers. Topics range from singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie's consideration of the uses of computer technology for tribal people, to activist Dino Butler's refl...

The earth under Sky Bear's feet native American poems of the land —Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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2011

A retelling of twelve tales from various North American Indian cultures describing how Sky Bear, the Big Dipper, sees the earth from the sky. Grades 3-6. 1995.

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