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1 year 9 months
2015 / PDF
The Adams Lake First Nation invited the Centre for First Nations Governance (CFNG) to facilitate the second of two related workshops on Governance. This two-day workshop, “Governing our Lands and Ourselves” followed on the heal’s of the July 18 and 19th session.
Resource Producer: Adams Lake Indian Band
2 years 5 months
2009 / MP3 Audio
The Library Channel is proud to present the third installment of the Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community, sponsored by ASU American Indian Studies Program, ASU Department of English, ASU American Indian Policy Institute, ASU Labriola Center, and the Heard Museum.Recorded March 23, 2009 at the Heard Museum in Phoenix, University of Victoria Professor...
Author(s): ASU Libraries
2 years 5 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
The BC government is determined to flood thousands of acres of farmland and traditional territories in the Peace River valley. A court challenge may be the only way to stop the Site C dam.RAVEN is an organization set up to raise funds for court challenges by First Nations. They are working right now to support the Treaty 8 Nations in their fight against the dam.This interview was recorded...
Author(s): Redeye Collective
2 years 5 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
A new movie documents the realities on the ground for people who live along the Northern Gateway pipeline route in Northern Alberta and BC. Filmmaker Tomas Borsa speaks with Redeye host Jim Mainguy.
Author(s): Redeye Collective
2 years 6 months
2013 / MP3 Audio
Far from being "idle", Indigenous peoples in Canada have a rich history of anti-colonial resistance that continues to this day.
Author(s): Média Recherche Action
2 years 6 months
2011 / Video
LEROY LITTLE BEAR, Head of the SEED Graduate Institute, former Director of the American Indian Program at Harvard University and Professor Emeritus of Native Studies at the University of Lethbridge delivers the Spring 2011 Simon Ortiz and Labriola Lecture.
Author(s): ASU Libraries
2 years 6 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
A new report urges the federal government to implement the recommendations in the 58 studies that have been done into ending violence against First Nations women and girls. The report was produced by West Coast LEAF in response to Stephen Harper’s claim that he’s not holding a national inquiry because there have already been too many studies. Redeye host James Mainguy...
Author(s): James Mainguy
2 years 6 months
2005 / MP3 Audio
The Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation of Clayoquot Sound declared their first tribal park in 1984. Now there are four tribal parks in Tla-o-qui-aht territory and the model is being adopted elsewhere. Saya Masso is Natural Resource Manager for the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. He speaks with Redeye host Jane Williams.
Author(s): Jane Williams
2 years 8 months
2015 / PDF
The article addresses the importance of the partnership between university professors and the Métis community. The Métis are a distinct nation and people that emerged in the northwest of what is now Canada and a bit into the United States through a process of ethnogenesis. The Métis Nation expressed its nationhood and defended its territory militarily in 1870 and again in 1885. Subsequently,...
Author(s): Clément Chartier Métis National Council
2 years 8 months
2015 / PDF
Traditional knowledge and oral traditions history are crucial lines of evidence in Aboriginal claims litigation and alternative forms of resolution, most notably claims commissions. This article explores the ways in which these lines of evidence pose numerous challenges in terms of how and where they can be presented, who is qualified to present it, questions about whether this evidence can stand...
Author(s): Arthur J. Ray, University of British Columbia

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