Aboriginal Land Claims

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Algonquins vs. Frontenac Ventures: Against The Current vol. 134
Marie, P.
Article
2008
I recently returned from a little-publicized “political hotbed” ignited by Frontenac Ventures Corporation (FVC), a private mining company causing grave injustices against the Ardoch First Nation commu...
Milton-Born-with-a-Tooth: Connexipedia article
Article
Milton Born-With-A-Tooth is a Peigan-Blackfoot political activist.
Canada's 1960s: The Ironies of Identity in a Rebellious Era
Palmer, Bryan D.
Book
2008
A history of social movements of the 1960s, including Canada’s student and anti-war movements, the rise of women’s liberation, labour agitation, and Quebec’s independence movement.
Canadian Information Sharing Service: Pilot Copy, February 1976
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - July 1975: Volume III Number 7
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Canadian News Synthesis Project - October 1976: Volume IV Number 7
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1976
The Canadian News Synthesis Project journal presents current news coverage to show major trends in Canada and Latin America.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Connexions Library: Native Peoples/First Nations Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on first peoples and aboriginal issues.
Labrador: Land Claims Run Aground: Atlantic Issues, Vol. 3, No. 1
Tanner, Adrian
Article
1978
The Indians of Labrador have been pressing land claims as have Native people in other parts of Canada.
The Lands We Lost
Ware, Reuben
Book
1974
The Lands We Lost is a history of the cut-off lands and land losses from Indian reserves in British Columbia.
The Mackenzie Valley: Native Land Claims and Corporate Growth
Rolfe, Roger
Article
1977
An overview of the demands on the Dene Nation regarding the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline proposal.
Mapoon - Book Three: The Cape York Aluminum Companies (Alcan, Comalco, R.T.Z., Kaiser, C.R.A., Billiton, Pechiney, Tipperary) and the Native Peoples
Book
1976
Chronicle of the policies and actions of the Aluminium Companies with respect to the native peoples and their land claims.
Matthew Coon Come Speech, September 19, 1994: Speaking Notes for Grand Chief Matthew Coon Come Centre for Strategic and Iinternational Studies
Article
1994
The status and rights of the James Bay Crees in the context of Quebec secession from Canada.
Occupied Canada
Calihoo, Robert; Hunter, Robert
Book
1991
An autobiography of Robert Calihoo, a native Canadian activist who struggled to regain the reserve that his father had sold out to the Canadian government.
One Nation Under The Gun: Inside The Mohawk Civil War
Hornung, Rick
Book
1991
An account of the poltical and land struggles of the Mohawk people in New York and Montreal.
The Partition Principle: Remapping Quebec after Separation
McAlpine, Trevor
Book
Considers the question: if Canada is divisible, then why not Quebec? McAlpine argues that Quebec cannot separate from Canada and expect to retain its present borders. He maps out the specifics of how ...
People Of The Pines: The Warriors And The Legacy Of Oka
York, Geoffrey; Pindera, Loreen
Book
1991
An account of the 78-day standoff in the summer of 1990 between Mohawk warriors and Quebec Police and the Canadian Army.
A Plea for Justice
Article
A Plea for Justice was written by a group of people in Saskatchewan who have formed the Carswell Lake Dene Support Committee.
Prepared evidence for the case of the Committee for Justice and Liberty: before the National Energy Board's hearings on the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline
Article
1977
Various materials to be presented to the NEB's hearings opposing further pipeline development.
Primer on a Society to Be Transformed
Film/Video
1978
This audiovisual is an educational tool to be used in conjunction with the primer on social justice prepared by the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Resource Kit on Northern Development
Article
1976
Introduction to issues surrounding Native rights and northern development.
A Statement of Goals Respecting the Yukon Indian Claim: Document#2, March 8, 1977
Article
1977
The basic goal of the Yukon Indians is that of self-determination or a greater degree of control over their destiny.
This Land Is Not For Sale
McCullum, Karmel; McCullum, Hugh
Book
1976
Examination of Native land claims and development in Canada's north.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Citizens for Public Justice
CPJ is a national organization promoting justice in Canadian public affairs, responding politically to God's call for love toward our neighbour and responsibility for our environment. We use research,...
MiningWatch Canada
MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian organization supported by environmental, social justice, aboriginal and labour organizations. It addresses the urgent need for a public interest response to irresp...
Native Web
Resources for indigenous cultures around the world. NativeWeb is an international, nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to using telecommunications including computer technology and the Inte...
Union of Ontario Indians
We serve the Anishinabek Nation as a political advocate and secretariat organization serving 43 First Nation communities. From the north shore of Lake Superior, around Lake Nipigon, Lake Huron, throug...

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The Ojibwa of Southern Ontario
Schmalz, Peter S.
1991
A history of the Ojibwa in Southern Ontario.
Panama's indigenous champion defies president's mining deal
Canadian-Korean consortium plans 30-year gold, silver and copper project
Helmore, Edward
2012
In Panama the Ngabe-Bugle indigenous community fights to keep a Canadian copper mining company off their land.

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Manitoba Interchurch Coaltion On Resource Development
Organization profile published 1982
Organization
1982