Aboriginal Self-Government

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Connexions Library

Aboriginal Self-Government in Canada: Current Trends and Issues
Hylton, John H.
Book
1994
Ideas for developing Aboriginal institutions to provide social programs including for indigenous people in cities.
Akwesasne
George, Doug
Article
1989
The history of the Mohawks of Akwesasne and the events and conditions that led up to the violence of 1989.
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.
GovernmentSources.ca
Website
A portal with information about government, Canadian and international, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and impor...
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.
Quebec's two solitudes
Zachary, Adam
Article
1990
Quebec's hopes to chart a smooth course to sovereignty may founder on claims to Quebec's territory by its original inhabitants - claims that could involve as much as 80 per cent of its land mass.
Radical Digressions 2
Diemer, Ulli
Website
1981
Self-Determination for Whom?
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1994
Pierre Bourgault could set us an example by speaking out himself in support of the right of self-determination for all the people of Quebec, including those who don't want to be part of an independent...
The Seventh Fire: The Struggle for Aboriginal Government
Smith, Dan
Book
1993
Describes the struggles of aboriginal people to run their own affairs.
Smoke Traders
Dorn, Jeff; Bainbridge, Catherine
Film/Video
2012
Smoke Traders tells the story of the contraband tobacco trade and the effect on individual lives and communities from a Native perspective.
Surviving As Indians: The Challenge Of Self-Government
Boldt, Menno
Book
1993
Boldt argues that Canadian Indian nations should pursue the goal of self-government by breaking away from the the courts and constitutional processes, and campaign for human rights.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

InterContinental Cry
A resource and venue for people to learn and talk in depth about various matters concerning Onkwehonweh (Indigenous People), Activists, Social Movements, NGOs and Governments. There is also a special ...
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...

Sources Library

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.

From the Connexions Archives

Monchanin Journal: Political Self-Determination of Native Peoples
Special Issue - Periodical profile published 1978
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
The Monchanin Cross-Cultural Centre seeks an understanding of life in the perspective of all cultures coming together: African, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish, Christian.