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Reanimating Storywork: Indigenous Elders’ Reflections on Leadership by Doreen Sinclair (White Cloud)

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
2011
Abstract: 

Anishanabe/Metis Elder Doreen Sinclair (White Cloud) describes Indigenous leadership as deriving from positive self-image and connection to culture and cultural values. Ceremony and healing are key to Aboriginal leadership.

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Reanimating Storywork: Indigenous Elders’ Reflections on Leadership by Norma Rose Point

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No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
2011
Abstract: 

xwmuthkwey’um Musqueam Elder Norma Rose Point discusses the importance of child rearing, caring for others, and traditional values in relation to leadership. Point elaborates on how she has surpassed experiences of racism, and how she has learnt to understand racism.

Themes: caring for others; role modelling; collective approach to leadership-intergenerational advisory; communication; positive self-concept; relationship to the land; racism; perseverance; practice, training; caring for health; learning life skills; community building; service contributing; child rearing; democracy

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Article
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Reanimating Storywork: Indigenous Elders’ Reflections on Leadership by Lee Brown

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Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
2011
Abstract: 

Cherokee Elder Dr. Lee Brown explores leadership by discussing the suppression of Aboriginal emotions through colonialism, the importance of cultural values and ceremony, and the need for education reform.

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Reanimating Storywork: Indigenous Elders’ Reflections on Leadership by Larry Grant

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Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
2011
Abstract: 

xwmuthkwey’um Musqueam Elder Larry Grant looks at leadership by exploring how colonialism has altered Indigenous ways of leading and being. Grant examines how culture, language, and values create Indigenous leadership.

Themes:
Oral tradition is leadership/stories/language.
Preparation for learning, training, develop diplomatic skills.
Respect with land/the land teaches us.

Colonialism;
Reconciliation;
Religion;
Racism;
Word bundle/baskets responsibilities;
Equity/Advocacy

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Article
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Reanimating Storywork: Indigenous Elders’ Reflections on Leadership by Gerry Oleman

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Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
2011
Abstract: 

Stl’atl’imx Nation Elder Gerry Oleman (Saa HiiI Thut) talks about his experiences with leadership and how sobriety is a key to success and health. Oleman also discusses how family is important to the renewal of First Nations culture and to successful leadership.

Themes:
Education; Compassion; Sobriety; Ceremony; Respect with land/the land teaches us; Relationships; Engage in language and listen to people/history; Teaching comes through the air; Candle flame-spirit-vitality; Water bathing in the mountains; Fasting with mother earth and her medicines; Sage and Cedar - nourishing for mind body and spirit for health; sit with people who inspire you; Be sincere with words

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Article
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GITKSAN AND WET'SUWET'EN - Watershed Authorities 1995 Season End Report

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
1996-06
Abstract: 

This annual report for 1995 consists of sections on:
Harvest Monitoring:
A data report on the 1995 aboriginal fisheries of the Gitksan and Wet'suwet'en including
commercial harvest made under the Allocation Agreement.
Gear Development:
A report on selective fishing gear development including river seine nets and a fish wheel, and a
report of the 1995 Imprinting Project.
13.1. Tagging
A report detailing the tagging of salmon and the results of analysis of tag recoveries of these fish.
13.2. Enforcement Report
A report on the training and other activities of the GWWA rangers.
Habitat Assessment:
Reports on habitat assessment of the 1995 Kispiox River Coho and Sockeye Escapements.

GITKSAN - WET'SUWET'EN WATERSHED AUTHORITIES SEASON END REPORT - 1992

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Date created: 
1992
Abstract: 

This report summarises the activities of the Gitksan and Watershed
Authorities during the 1992 field season. It summaries and presents the
field data, including the tagging programme and offers discussion in regard
to its interpretation.