Bridging Two Peoples: Chief Peter E. Jones, 1843-1909 tells the story of Dr. Peter E. Jones, who in 1866 became one of the first status Indians to obtain a medical doctor degree from a Canadian university. He returned to his southern Ontario reserve and was elected chief and band doctor. As secretary to the Grand Indian Council of Ontario he became a bridge between peoples, conveying the chiefs’ concerns to his political mentor Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald, most importantly during consultations on the Indian Act. Peter E.
Mohawk History and Culture is the 2013 publication in the Native American Library Series from Gareth Stevens Publishing. This 48-page information book offers students from grades 5 to 8 basic and accurate information about the Mohawk in the United States and Canada. Organized in five chapters the book begins with Land and Origins. This two-page spread explains the origin or creation story, names, and geographic location in New York State, Ontario, and Quebec. The remaining chapters cover History; Traditional Way of Life; Mohawk Life Today; and Current Mohawk Issues.
Oneida History and Culture is the 2013 publication in the Native American Library Series from Gareth Stevens Publishing. This 48-page information book offers students from grades 5 to 8 basic and accurate information about the Oneida in the United States and Canada. Organized in five chapters the book begins with Land and Origins. This two-page spread explains the origin or creation story, names, and geographic location in New York State, Ontario, and Wisconsin. The remaining chapters cover History; Traditional Way of Life; Oneida Life Today; and Current Oneida Issues.
Six Miles Deep DVD is a 2010 release of a documentary about the lives and hearts of the women behind the Caledonia/Six Nations land rights dispute in Ontario. This NFB Home Use Only DVD from GoodMinds.com is only available for sale in Canada. For USA orders contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 1-800-542-2164
Making Treaties DVD, produced by First Nations Films and broadcast on Global TV, is a 44-minute documentary that describes the historical background and current discussions surrounding the land rights and treaty issues in British Columbia. Filmmaker Richard Hersley takes the viewer on a journey of understanding surrounding the current issue of treaties and First Nations of B.C. The views of university professors (Paul Tennant), lawyers (John Burrows), local and provincial politicians, resource developers, and First Nations leaders are heard in honest dialogue.
The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples of Canada is a well-researched, valuable student resource about the cultures and history of First Nations in Canada. Author Diane Silvey, a member of the Sechelt Band of the Coast Salish, effectively recounts the basic information about the seven cultural regions of Canada and describes the impact of the environment on these regions. First Nations cultures of the Northwest Coast thrived on the plentiful resources provided by the ocean and the land. The cedar was a tree of life for the peoples of the Pacific Northwest.
Settlement, Subsistence, and Change Among the Labrador Inuit: The Nunatsiavummiut Experience explores how these boundaries - around land, around people, and around the right to self-govern - reflect the complex history of the region, of Labrador Inuit identity, and the role of migration and settlement patterns in regional politics.
Peuples Autochtones Du Canada Guide d'enseignement binder and CD-ROM supports the student edition Les Peuples Autochtones Du Canada (Aboriginal Peoples in Canada). The 2012 Teacher Guide (binder and CD-ROM) is written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 10 course (NAC20). Co-published by Pearson Education Canada and GoodMinds.com, this 500-page Teacher Guide utilized a collaborative process involving First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Aboriginal teachers, cultural consultants, advisors, language consultants, artists, editors, and writers.
First Person Plural: Aboriginal Storytelling and the Ethics of Collaborative Authorship is the scholarly study by English professor Sophie McCall of Simon Fraser University. The author examines a wide range of told-to narratives, including ethnography, recorded (auto)biography, testimonial life narrative, documentary, myth, legend, and song from the 1990s period of Aboriginal Peoples involvement at Oka, the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, Delgamuukw v. Canada, and the origin of Nunavut.