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Women and Gender in the American West

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The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. 4. As well, the largest businesses in the active communities are considerably larger relative to the larger businesses in the smaller, less active communities. Despite steady improvement in electoral law, the "telegram," a form of electoral fraud well known in the nineteenth century, did not disappear until the middle of the twentieth century.

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Two Families: Treaties and Government

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One of her final political achievements occurred in the Ontario legislature in 1951, when she championed legislation that mandated equal pay for equal work for Ontario women. In 2002, we noted that First Nations communities, many of them having fewer than 500 members, had to fill out an excessive number of reports for INAC each year, and that many of the reports were never reviewed and served no purpose. 4.10 This audit follows up on key issues in each of these areas and examines the extent to which federal organizations have addressed related recommendations and have acted on their commitments.

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Imagining Head-Smashed-In: Aboriginal Buffalo Hunting on the

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To date, FNEMC has developed an overall proposal for multi-year engagement, provided comments to Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) regarding the Terms of Reference of the Panel, and submitted an application for participant funding. Electors found guilty of election fraud lost the right to vote for seven years. The following month - January 2007 - the First Nations elder and activist Harriet Nahanee was jailed for trying to save Eagleridge Bluffs from highway development.

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The Free People/ Li Gens Libres: A History of the Métis

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The Ojibway occupied a large territory encompassing all the northern shores of Lake Huron and Lake Superior from Georgian Bay to the edge of the Prairies, and to the height of the land north where the rivers begin to flow towards Hudson Bay. Health supports include professional counseling, Resolution Health Support Workers and Elder support. We need to stop this mining and the continued stealing of our history away from us" BC Environmental Assessment Office.

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Big Bear: Mistahimusqua (Canadian Biography Series)

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Taking the time to walk through what I have described was life changing. British Columbia had a long history of such discrimination: when it entered Confederation, 61.7 percent of the province's population was of First Nations or Chinese origin, while people of British origin accounted for 29.6 percent of residents. Bei der Volkszählung von 2006 gaben von diesen Ureinwohnern 698.025 an, zu einer der First Nations zu gehören. [21] Von den fast 700.000 Indians waren allerdings nur 564.870 registriert, 133.155 hingegen nicht, womit die Zahl der nicht registrierten doppelt so schnell anwuchs, wie die Zahl der registrierten.

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Ancient Mariner: The Arctic Adventures of Samuel Hearne, the

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The Government of Canada apologized in 1988 for wartime wrongs and compensated the victims. One perception of the policy of forced Aboriginal assimilation was as a duty to civilize Aboriginal people. But it is also a major concern for the future of our economy. ISBN 9781921956102 More Information Published by Unlock the Past, St Agnes, Australia, 2015 DNA testing will not replace the more familiar genealogical research techniques of gathering oral and documentary evidence and compiling family trees.

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The Archaeology of Bruce Trigger: Theoretical Empiricism

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Some find that psychological approaches to mental health ignore the social origins and political dimensions of problems or give insufficient place to spirituality. The trade also discouraged the development of agriculture, the surest foundation of a colony in the New World. [51] The Métis (from French métis – "mixed") are descendants of unions between Cree, Ojibway, Algonquin, Saulteaux, Menominee, Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, and other First Nations in the 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and Europeans, [52] mainly French. [53] According to Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, the Métis were historically the children of French fur traders and Nehiyaw women or, from unions of English or Scottish traders and Northern Dene women ( Anglo-Métis ).

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The Mi'kmaq (Micmac): How Their Ancestors Lived Five Hundred

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If you actually added up all the legally owed money, and then added on all the punitive damages we should pay them for all the wrongs we’ve done to avoid paying the bill in the first place, they basically own Canada. A faculty member at McMaster University in the Indigenous Studies Program, Vanessa teaches in areas of Contemporary Indigenous Issues, Residential Schools, Indigenous Sovereignty, Indigenous Knowledge and Methodologies, and Government and Politics. Others with a thirst for adventure became explorers and coureurs des bois.

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Louis Riel v. Canada: The Making of a Rebel

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Adams said there's no evidence of a genetic basis for First Nations alcohol abuse. As such, they contain a wealth of detailed information about life on the island in general, and life in Wikwemikong in particular, and therefore are of potential interest to historians. Isn't it time for Canada to change all this? Vielfach bestanden Stammeskonföderationen. The first report, completed in 2000 as part of a joint review with Indian Affairs and the Assembly of First Nations, found that First Nations children on reserves were receiving only 78 cents on the dollar for child welfare compared with non-Aboriginal children off reserves who received child welfare funding from the provinces.

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Seeing Red: A History of Natives in Canadian Newspapers

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Canada is a land of vast distances and rich natural beauty. It is done to open up many passages for the Manitou to pass into the body. He praised the Doukhobors for their industriousness and protested against "religious tenets being made the basis for disfranchisement." Logistic regression analyses were performed predicting excellent/very good parent-/guardian-rated child health from the various social determinants. Despite numerous photo opportunities and some well-publicized visits by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to native communities, aboriginal leaders find themselves complaining about inadequate consultation and lack of respect for native concerns.

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