Aboriginal Women

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Aboriginal Ontario: Historical Perspectives on the First Nations
Rogers, Edward S.; Smith, Donald B. (eds.)
Essays on the history of Ontario's native people.
The Arbritary Enfranchisement of Indian Women
A brief arguing for the amendment of certain provisions of the Indian Act providing for the involuntary enfranchisement of Indian women.
Concerned Aboriginal Women occupy Department of Indian Affairs
A film depicting the occupation of the Department of Indian Affairs building in Vancouver by a group of Native women in 1981.
Concerned Aboriginal Women occupy Department of Indian Affairs
A film depicting the occupation of the Department of Indian Affairs building in Vancouver by a group of Native women in 1981.
Connexions Library: Women's Issues Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on women.
I Have Lived Here Since the World Began: An Illustrated History of Canada's Native People
Ray, Arthur J.
Ray shows that Native culture played an important -- and largely unrecognized -- part in Canada's economic development. Rather than being "civilized" by European explorers, the indigenous people were ...
In Conflict with the Law: Women and the Canadian Justice System
Adelberg, Ellen; Currie, Claudia
Critique of women and the Canadian justice system. Written from a feminist perspective, the collection is organized into three thematic sextions: Federal Imprisonment of Women -- Past, Present and Fut...
Indian Women and the Law in Canada
Minus, Citizens; Jamieson, Kathleen
This report examines section 12 (1) (b) of the Indian Act.
Maze of Injustice: The failutre to protect indigenous women from sexual violence in the USA
More than one in three Native American or Alaska Native women will be raped at some point in their lives. Most do not seek justice because they know they will be met with inaction or indifference. Ind...
Ten Thousand Roses: The Making of a Feminist Revolution
Rebick, Judy
Using interviews with many feminist activists, Rebick provides an oral history of feminism in Canada from the 1960s through the 1990s.
VAWA Must Pass to Protect All Women, Regardless of Race: The Fight Ahead
Hopkins, Ruth
No woman deserves to be beaten, raped, or killed, regardless of her race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.

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National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is a museum dedicated to the life, languages, literature, history and arts of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. It was established in 1989 through an Act of Cong...

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British Columbia Native Women's Society
Organization profile published 1979
For some years now the British Columbia Native Women's Society (BCNWS) has been assisting native people in British Columbia in a variety of ways, ranging from giving out information, to making referra...
Canadian Association in Support of the Native Peoples Bulletin
Periodical profile published 1979
Serial Publication (Periodical)
This issue of Bulletin focuses on Native women.
Native Women's Committee
Organization profile published 1983
N.W.T. Native Women's Group
Organization profile published 1977
The first native women's conference in the Mackenzie Valley and the Western Arctic took place July 18-22, 1977 at Akaitcho Hall in Yellowknife.