First Nations

Quebec: The Story of Three Sieges

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To help First Nations convert more of their land into urban reserves — First Nation-owned land that Ottawa has designated as reserves, complete with tax-exempt status — the federal government has decided to make changes to its Additions to Reserve ... Working from the mid-1850s to 1920, he expressed Haida ideas on art and mythology through bentwood boxes, masks and rattles, argillite plates and chests, and gold and silver jewellery. In his report after the 1921 election, for example, Colonel Biggar recounted the difficulties of electors – particularly women – who had been left off voters lists.
Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New

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Due to the intense reactions to the First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act, important developments in the Act have been shunted aside without careful analysis. The village is popular for the Oolichan (a popular fish harvested in the spring called the "salvation" or "saviour" fish because they were the first fish to arrive in the river after a long cold winter). Kennzeichnend ist das Pit House, wobei dies bei den Kootenay infrage gestellt wurde.
Eighteenth-Century Western Cree and Their Neighbours

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Credits earned in the certificate program can be applied to the major or minor in First Nations Studies, subject to the requirements of those First Nations Studies programs. Madeleine married Jean Leblanc in 1643 and Elie Dussault dit Lafleur in 1663. This program is intended to provide financial assistance to Status Indian and Inuit students enrolled in university or college entrance programs to help them achieve the academic level required to enter degree or diploma programs.
The Age of Light, Soap, and Water: Moral Reform in English

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Registered Indians living on-Reserve had previously been prevented from doing so by this section of the Canada Elections Act: 14. (2) The following persons are disqualified from voting in an election and incapable of being registered as electors and shall not vote nor be so registered, that is to say, ... (e) every Indian, as defined in the Indian Act, ordinarily resident on a reserve, unless (i) he was a member of His Majesty's Forces during World War I or World War II, or was a member of the Canadian Forces who served on active service subsequent to the 9th day of September, 1950, or (ii) he executed a waiver, in a form prescribed by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, of exemptions under the Indian Act from taxation on and in respect of personal property, and subsequent to the execution of such waiver a writ has issued ordering an election in any electoral district.
The Queen at the Council Fire: The Treaty of Niagara,

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Despite criticism of his 1917 election tactics, Sir Robert Laird Borden, prime minister from 1911 to 1920, is credited with ushering in the modern era of electoral law with passage of the Dominion Elections Act, predecessor of today's Canada Elections Act. Colonization of First Nations was enabled through many discriminatory laws and by dispossession. It means you’re less Indian because you’re educated. They speak an overwhelming majority of the world's estimated 7,000 languages and represent 5,000 different cultures.
In the Days of Our Grandmothers: A Reader in Aboriginal

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Acht Sprachfamilien stellten nur 7 % der Sprecher. The use of the maple leaf as a Canadian symbol dates to the early 18th century. The Framework has enabled the team to improve addiction services for First Nations with help from the: The National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program (NNADAP) and NYSAP make up a network of programming that includes: Key components of the NNADAP and NYSAP network include: Pumps at the Akwesasne water treatment plant on Cornwall Island, Ontario, which opened in 2006 and was the result of a collaboration between the Mohawks of Akwesasne and the federal government.
Endgame 1758: The Promise, the Glory, and the Despair of

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On the corporate side, there has to be a willingness to try to be transparent and open. Under an open system of voting, you can readily ascertain whether the voter has deceived you. Be truthful and respectful in our speech, which in itself is a miracle and a gift from the Creator, that we might use it only to speak good of each other and pass on the good things of life. "óma ka-píkiskwéyák ta-kí kistéyihtomowak mina ta-kí-tapwéyak, éyako áyamiwin mitoni mamáhtáwisíhcikéwin óma ki-mámawóhtawímawánaw ká-kí-miyo-miyikowak, ka-tahkaki- píkiskwatówák ékwa mina ka-miyo-aniskowinimak pimatisiwiwina."
Ojibwa of Western Canada: 1780 to 1870 (Manitoba Studies in

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The Implementation Working Group has launched a new online resource that tells the story of Yukon’s Journey to First Nations Self-Government Agreements through video, audio and photos. Men were never to raise their voices or hands against women, children or old ones. This repressive scenario is replayed by the Norwegian dominated fish farm industry that has invaded and polluted Kwakiutl waters during the past two decades. Some bans include areas such as bus shelters and outdoor patios.
Askiwina: A Cree World

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Don't miss the deadline for early bird registration - Friday October 7, 2016. Our Nation sockeye fishery was not […] Food Fish Update August 9, 2016 Posted by Administrator on Aug09, 2016 in Blog Food Fish Update (Tuesday, August 9, 2016) The sockeye run in the Johnston Straight is presently very low. One in ten Canadian children is growing up in poverty. By the end of the century, the number of members convicted of election fraud or corrupt practices began to decline again – not because of any improvement in election practices, but because of the political parties' increasing use of "saw-offs" – friendly agreements to withdraw equal numbers of contested election petitions before appealing to the courts.
The Potlatch Papers: A Colonial Case History

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Other health outcomes were limitations on the child's physical activity due to a health condition (yes, no), the number of ear infections the child had in the past year, and whether the child had dental problems (yes, no). The community can also provide a mandate for continuous consultation so that they can revisit their vision on a regular basis. It takes time -- some might even say it takes seven generations. However neither for the Native Americans nor the Canadian aborigines this term is politically correct as for most of them this term is being seen as offensive.