UNAVAILABLE Flooding Job's Garden is a 59-minute documentary from the National Film Board of Canada. This is the third video in the As Long As the Rivers Flow Series about First Nations issues in Canada. This series documents the struggle of Aboriginal People in Canada for justice and self-determination. In Flooding Job's Garden, the viewer is taken on a journey to northern Quebec among the various Cree communities as they work to protect their traditional homeland from the devastation of the James Bay hydroelectric project.
William Commanda, whose Algonquin name is Ojigkwanong, was born on the Maniwaki reserve in Quebec in 1913. During an illness in 1961, Commanda received a vision. This vision pictured a circle of nations and his has been dedicated to reconciling differences worldwide. His message of healing and peace is documented in this film. French with English subtitles. Not always stocked; extra delivery time may be necessary.
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UNAVAILABLE Documentary, narrated by Graham Greene, examines the stresses and rewards of working as a police officer serving First Nations communities in Ontario. Through interviews with Native and Non-Native officers, supervisors, and community leaders, this film explores how policing serves as one method of achievement in the larger goal of self-government.
Settlement, Subsistence, and Change Among the Labrador Inuit: The Nunatsiavummiut Experience explores how these boundaries - around land, around people, and around the right to self-govern - reflect the complex history of the region, of Labrador Inuit identity, and the role of migration and settlement patterns in regional politics.
Les Croyances, Les Valeurs, et Les Ambitions Des Peuples Autochones Guide d'enseignement binder supports the student edition, Les Croyances, Les Valeurs et Les Ambitions Des Peuples Autochtones. It is the French edition of Aboriginal Beliefs, Values, and Aspirations Teacher Guide. The 2012 Teacher Guide (binder and CD-ROM) is written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 11 course (NBV3C).
Peuples Autochtones Du Canada Guide d'enseignement binder and CD-ROM supports the student edition Les Peuples Autochtones Du Canada (Aboriginal Peoples in Canada). The 2012 Teacher Guide (binder and CD-ROM) is written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 10 course (NAC20). Co-published by Pearson Education Canada and GoodMinds.com, this 500-page Teacher Guide utilized a collaborative process involving First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Aboriginal teachers, cultural consultants, advisors, language consultants, artists, editors, and writers.
Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors: Revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Traditions is a historical study by American Indian Studies professor Charlotte Cote. As a member of the Nuu-chah-nulth First Nation, she discusses the decision of the Makah and their relatives, the Nuu-chah-nulth, to resume their traditional practice of hunting the gray whale, after it was removed from the Endangered Species list in 1994. Neither First Nation had exercised their treaty right to hunt whales since commercial whalers had hunted the gray whale to near extinction in the 1920s.
Urban Aboriginal Policy Making in Canadian Municipalities edited by Evelyn Peters is the second volume in McGill-Queen's University Press series, Fields of Governance: Policy Making in Canadian Municipalities. This volume contains 7 essays that provide an in-depth analysis of what makes good urban Aboriginal policy in Canada.