The Canadian Journal of Native Studies

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, 2007

Aboriginal Women and Education: Overcoming a Legacy of Abuse
Abstract / RésuméThis paper is concerned with why there is such low representation of Aboriginal people in Universities? While there are many possible answers ranging from lower socio-economic opportunities to a deficiency in culturally appropriate curriculum,...
An Indian Chief, an English Tourist, a Doctor, a Reverend, and a Member of Parliament: The Journeys of Pasqua's Pictographs and the Meaning of Treaty Four
Abstract / RésuméIndian treaties of western Canada are contentious among historians, First Nations, governments, and courts. The contemporary written documentation about them has come from one side of the treaty process. Historians add information from...
Building Healthy Mi'kmaq Communities in Prince Edward Island
Abstract / RésuméThis study is important as there has been little research undertaken with the Mi'kmaq communities of Prince Edward Island. The purpose was to focus on two determinants of health: childhood development and personal health practices and...
Closing the Economic Gap in Northern Manitoba: Sustained Economic Development for Manitoba's First Nation Communities
Abstract / RésuméThis paper argues that the provincial government must relinquish absolute control over natural resources on unoccupied Crown land in Manitoba and share power with First Nations in order to support building a strong, sustainable, equitable...
Gambling with the Future: The Evolution of Aboriginal Gambling in Canada
Belanger, Yale D., Gambling with the Future: The Evolution of Aboriginal Gambling in Canada. Saskatoon: Punch Publishing, 2006, 232 pp. ISBN 9781895830286 $31.00.Yale Belanger's Gambling with the Future: The Evolution of Aboriginal Gambling in Canada...
Improving Community Health through Continuity of Treatment: A Case Study of Dental Services in the Mushkegowuk Territory and the Natural Progression towards Community-Based Dental Therapy
Abstract / RésuméThis paper illustrates how continuity of dental health care treatment has resulted in significant improvement of Native health, in the Mushkegowuk Territory of northern Ontario, Canada. It is argued that positive gains accrued in this...
Ishi in Three Centuries
Kroeber, Karl and Clifton Kroeber (Eds.) Ishi in Three Centuries. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2003, 415 pp. ISBN 0-8032-2757-4 $49.95.For those who were undergraduates in the 60s, lshi is one of those words that continues to elicit strong,...
Now I Know Only So Far: Essays in Ethnopoetics
Hymes, Dell. Now I Know Only So Far: Essays in Ethnopoetics. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2003, 512 pp. ISBN 0-8032-7335-5 Paper $29.95.Ethnopoetics has at least two lives. The first animates the creative response of artists to the art of non-literate...
Playing Dead: A Contemplation concerning the Arctic
Wiebe, Rudy. Playing Dead: A Contemplation Concerning the Arctic. Edmonton: NeWest Press, 2003.149 pp. ISBN 1 -896300-67-7. $18.95Books about the North constitute something of a genre in Canadian fiction and non-fiction. They provide an important source,...
Telling Our Stories: Omushkego Legends & Histories from Hudson Bay
Bird, Louis. Telling Our Stories: Omushkego Legends & Histories from Hudson Bay, J. S. H. brown, P. W. DePasquate, M. F. Ruml, (Editors). Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2005.Louis Bird will be talked about for seven generations to come, as the one...
The New Buffalo: The Struggle for Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education in Canada
Stonechild, B. The New Buffalo: The Struggle for Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education in Canada. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2006, 300 pp. ISBN 0-887-55-693-0 Paper $24.95.The New Buffalo: The Struggle for Aboriginal Post-secondary Education...
The Nisga'a Treaty: Polling Dynamics and Political Communication in Comparative Context
Ponting, Rick J. The Nisga'a Treaty: Polling Dynamics and Political Communication in Comparative Context. Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview Press, 2006,179 pp., References, index. ISBN 1-55111790-8. Paper CDN$29.95.The Nisga'a in Northern British Columbia...
Using Traditional Environmental Knowledge and a Geographical Information System to Identify Sites of Potential Environmental Concern in the Traditional Territory of the Ouje-Bougoumou Cree
Abstract / ResumeThe Cree Nation of Oujé-Bougoumou had concerns about the impact of mining on the environment; thus, a traditional land use study was initiated to document potential sites of concern (SOC) in the Ouje-Bougoumou territory. SOC refers to...
When a Flower Is Reborn: The Life and Times of a Mapuche Feminist
Reuque Paillalef, Rosa Isolde. When a Flower is Reborn: The Life and Times of a Mapuche Feminist. Edited and translated by Florencia E. Mallon. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2002, 378 pp. ISBN 0-8223-2962-X. $22.95.This work provides...
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