Familial Cohesion and Colonial Atomization: Governance and Authority in a Coast Salish Community
- The Politics of Indian Policy. Hall, Tony // Horizon Canada (English edition);Jan2001, pN.PAG
Focuses on the policy of the Canadian government toward Indians. Creation of reserves; Efforts of converting Indians to Christianity; Failure of teaching agriculture.
- INDIAN TERRITORY. Bailey, Garrick; Bailey, Roberta Glenn // Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Houghton Mifflin);1996, p271
Indian Territory was never a territory in the strict political sense of the term. For the entire period of its existence, it was an unorganized territory. The only governments were those of the resident tribes. Thus Indian Territory was defined not by what it was, but rather by what it was...
- Puyallup. // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Jul2009, Issue 7, p36
Information on the term "Puyallup" is presented. It refers to the Native American tribe from the shores of Puget Sound in the state of Washington. The Puyallup people have lived in this region for thousands of years. They speak a Salish dialect called Lushootseed. Over time, U.S. settlers moved...
- "Educational apartheid" remains despite new school at Attawapiskat. Ball, David P. // Windspeaker;Aug2012, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p24
The article focuses on improving Aboriginal education in Canada. The author discusses the issue of bringing First Nation childrenâ€™s education up to the same standards as the rest of off-reservation Canada, the building of a new school on the Indian Attawapiskat reservation, and that...
- Beaucage acclaimed. // Ontario Birchbark;Jul2006, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p2
The article reports on the continuation of the role of John Beaucage as grand council chief for the Anishinabek Nation-Union of Ontario Indians (UOI) for another three years after being acclaimed during the UOI election. Beaucage is a member of Wasauksing First Nation and serves as the...
- Treaty 7 to host 2009 AFN assembly. Bruner, Thomas J. // Windspeaker;Jan2009, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p24
The article offers information on the annual general assembly (AGA) of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) to be held in July 2009 in Calgary, Alberta. The event will be hosted by Treaty 7 in which the election of the national chief will be conducted. It will highlight the meeting of First...
- Guarding the Gate. Tirado, Michelle // American Indian Report;Apr2004, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p10
Discusses the hospitality of Indian tribes for tourists. Concern on the impact of tourism on cultural preservation; Historical background of tourism at Sky City in Acoma, New Mexico; Attractions in the Gila River Indian Community.
- Making Sense of Work on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Massey, Garth M. // American Indian Quarterly;Summer/Fall2004, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p786
Offers a look at the working and living conditions on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Cycle of employment and unemployment of the Indians living within the boundaries of the reservation; Approaches to understanding work on the reservation; Population at the reservation.
- Chapter 5: Indian Cowboys of the Northern Plains. Britten, Thomas A. // Cowboy Way: An Exploration of History & Culture;2000, p45
Chapter 5 of the book "The Cowboy Way: AN EXPLORATION OF HISTORY AND CULTURE" is presented. It focuses on the Indian cowboys who worked with other family members on small individually owned ranches or with larger herds owned communally by the entire tribe. It highlights some challenges and...