Contributions to Ojibwe Studies: Essays, 1934-1972 is a collection of 28 of the various essays by A. Irving Hallowell about the Ojibwe and Saulteaux of Manitoba. Hallowell was an anthropologist whose focus of study was the Berens River Ojibwe through the use of psychoanalysis with its psychiatric background, its concepts of individual psychodynamics and personality.
Meet a Music Industry Professional: Alan Greyeyes is the profile of a First Nation professional in this small book published in the Career Path Choices Series by Ningwakwe Learning Press. Designed for adult literacy learners, (LBS Level 4), this series is extremely useful for elementary students interested in reading about future employment opportunities for Aboriginal People. This book offers an overview of the lifestyle and work ethic of Alan Greyeyes, a Saulteaux music professional working in Manitoba.
UNAVAILABLE Petit Metis et la Ceinture Flechee is the French edition of Little Metis and the Metis Sash, a children's story by Metis author Deborah Delorande. This French edition is translated by Mona Buors. In this story Delorande combines Metis and Saulteaux information in an interesting contemporary story about a young Metis boy and his efforts to help his family. Little Metis is bored and asks his Kookum what he can do for fun. She sends him out to help his father and then the trouble begins. The Wind tags along and Little Metis takes his grandmother's coloured wool skeins as a guide.
Honouring Tradition: Reframing Native Art is an exhibition catalogue accompanying the Glenbow Museum's art exhibition that opened in February 2008. The catalogue celebrates the range and complexity of First Nations art of the past and present by combining museum artifacts with contemporary art pieces. The museum's collection showcases pieces that were collected from the First Nations of the northern Plains and Subarctic culture regions. These include children's moccasins, coats, a girl's jingle dress, a woman's saddle, men's shirts, pipe bags, and a pictograph robe.
Two CBC investigative journalists wrote this true crime book about the untimely death of 17-year-old Neal Stonechild in November 1990. Saskatoon police were known for their racist treatment of First Nations living within the city. When the youth's frozen body was found three days after he disappeared, the authorities termed the death a misadventure. The boy's mother pushed insistently for answers but these were not forthcoming until a decade later when two additional First Nations men were also found dead on the outskirts of town.
Reprint of slim volume first published in 1909. The author was born in 1867 to a Scots fur trader and Metis mother. Her recollections of Plains Cree and Saulteaux cover a time of drastic change for these Plains First Nations. The period witnessed the disappearance of the buffalo, the Northwest Rebellion, and the creation of reserves. This volume contains an introduction by historian Sarah Carter, who sets the context for the original publication by Amelia Paget.
OUT OF PRINT This title is no longer available from the publisher Two CBC investigative journalists wrote this true crime book about the untimely death of 17-year-old Neal Stonechild in November 1990. Saskatoon police were known for their racist treatment of First Nations living within the city. When the youth's frozen body was found three days after he disappeared, the authorities termed the death a misadventure.
Treaty Elders of Saskatchewan: Our Dream is That Our Peoples Will One Day Be Clearly Recognized as Nations examines the treaty relationship in Saskatchewan as understood by the Elders. After interviewing 160 Saskatchewan Elders, the authors have organized the findings into understandings of the spiritual principles of peace and sharing as these make up the concepts of kinship, governance, and right to livelihood.
The Orders of the Dreamed: George Nelson on Cree and Northern Ojibwa Religions and Myth, 1832 examines the works of fur trader George Nelson stationed at Lac la Ronge with the Hudson's Bay company during the 1820s. From Nelson's letter-journal, addressed to his father, he related his observations of Cree and Northern Ojibwa spiritually and traditional accounts. This document is reproduced here for the first time.