Relating to Native American people

I Will Live for Both of Us

Born at a traditional Inuit camp in what is now Nunavut, Joan Scottie has spent decades protecting the Inuit hunting way of life, most famously with her long battle against the uranium mining industry. ...

Atiqput

"Our names – Atiqput – are very meaningful. They are our identification. They are our Spirits. We are named after what's in the sky for strength, what’s in the water ... the land, body parts. Every ...

On Inuit Cinema | Inuit TakugatsaliuKatiget

Since the invention of moving pictures, countless Inuit have worked in front of and behind the camera. The diversity and complexity of this body of work makes capturing and conveying its full scale a ...

Making a Chaputs

By (author) Joe Martin & Alan L. Hoover
Categories: Ethnic studies

A rich visual testament to the practical and cultural power of the dugout canoe, balanced in its description of meaning and method.

Tla-o-qui-aht master canoe maker Joe Martin, in collaboration with former ...

Exactly What I Said

"You don’t have to use the exact same words.… But it has to mean exactly what I said.” Thus began the ten-year collaboration between Innu elder and activist Tshaukuesh Elizabeth Penashue and Memorial ...

In Our Backyard

Edited by Aimée Craft & Jill Blakley
Categories: Ethnic studies

Beginning with the Grand Rapids Dam in the 1960s, hydroelectric development has dramatically altered the social, political, and physical landscape of northern Manitoba. The Nelson River has been cut up ...

Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future

Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future looks to both the past and the future as it examines the foundational work of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (RCAP) and the legacy of its 1996 report. It ...

We All Play

We all love to play! In this sweetly simple and gorgeously illustrated picture book, Julie Flett offers a joyful romp through nature with an abundance of wild animals: birds who chase and chirp, whales ...

Daniels v. Canada

In Daniels v. Canada the Supreme Court determined that Métis and non-status Indians were “Indians” under section 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867, one of a number of court victories that has powerfully ...

The Gatherings

By (author) Shirley Hager & Mawopiyane
Categories: Ethnic studies

Thirty years ago, in Wabanaki territory—a region encompassing the state of Maine and the Canadian Maritimes—a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals came together to explore some of the ...