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Australian Museum
The Australian Museum has an international reputation in the fields of natural history and indigenous research, community programs and exhibitions. The Museum was established in 1827 and is Australia's first museum, with unique an...
Canadian Encyclopedia
The full text of The Canadian Encyclopedia and its related resources has been made available online by the Historica Foundation as a public service since 1999. Since its publication in book form in 1985, The Canadian Encyclopedia ...
National Museum of the American Indian
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is a museum dedicated to the life, languages, literature, history and arts of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere. It was established in 1989 through an Act of Cong...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...

News Releases

Connexions Archive seeks a new home
2009-11-18
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.

Sources Select Resources

Argentina Replaces Columbus Statue with Indigenous Heroine
teleSUR
Article
2015
Aletho News
Bolivian President Evo Morales’ visit to his Argentina counterpart Cristina Fernandez Wednesday will focus not only on bilateral agreements between the two nations, but also South America's independen...
Big Bear
Connexipedia Article
Article
Cree leader who was involved in the North-West Resistance and subsequently imprisoned. (1825-1888).
The Bone Collectors
A Brutal Chapter in Australia's Past
Daley, Paul
Article
2014
The Guardian
The remains of hundreds of Aboriginal people, dug up from sacred ground and once displayed in museums all over the world, are now stored in a Canberra warehouse. When will they be given a national res...
Connexions Library: History Focus Page
Website
2009
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, documents and other resources on historical topics.
Connexions Library: Oral History Focus Page
Website
2009
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on oral history.
Deganawida (The Great Peacemaker)
Connexipedia Article
Article
The founder of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Confederacy.
41 Years Since Jumping Bull (But 500 Years of Trauma)
Peltier, Leonard
Article
2016
CounterPunch
Leonard Peltier writes about his own case and about the 500 years of violence and injustice directed at indigenous peoples.
Great Law of Peace
Connexipedia Article
Article
The oral constitution that created the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Confederacy.
The Koori History Website Project
Website
information on Black Australia's 240 year struggle for justice.
1904-1924: 'The North American Indian'
One man's vision of a continent of cultures
Arbuckle, Alex Q
Photo/Image/Poster
2015
Mashable
With J. P. Morgan's funding, Edward Sheriff Curtis spent more than 20 years crisscrossing North America, creating over 40,000 images of more than 80 different tribes. They conceived a 20-volume series...
North-West Rebellion
Connexipedia Article
Article
A brief and unsuccessful uprising by the Métis people of the District of Saskatchewan under Louis Riel against the Dominion of Canada, which they believed had failed to address their concerns for the ...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 2, 2016
Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, and Contempt for Democracy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Connexions
Brexit, the British vote to leave the European Union, has thrown the political elites into turmoil and confusion. The referendum was supposed to be a safe political manoeuvre, a way to produce an appe...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 23, 2016
Workers and Climate Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Working people – and most of us are workers -- are affected by climate change in every aspect of our lives. As climate change worsens, our lives will worsen. If we are successful in bringing about the...
Pemulwuy
Article
2016
Wikipedia
Pemulwuy (aka Pimbloy, Pemulvoy, Pemulwoy, Pemulwye) (c1750 - 2 June 1802) was an Aboriginal Australian man born around 1750 in the area of Botany Bay in New South Wales. He is noted for his resistanc...
Preservation or plunder? The battle over the British Museum's Indigenous Australian show
Daley,Paul
Article
2015
The Guardian
Indigenous Australians are calling for the objects on show at the British Museum's new exhibition to be returned.
Stolen Lives
The 'sisters' who are challenging Australia to admit to its forced separation of Aboriginal families
Campbell, Beatrix
Article
2001
Guardian Weekly
The issue of Austaralia's stolen children.
Tecumseh
Connexipedia Article
Article
Shawnee chief who attempted to form an alliance of tribes to combat American territorial ambitions and tried to rally the tribes in a common defence against the Americans. (1768-1813).

Sources Bookshelf

Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck (ed): Cartography by Miklos Pinther
Book
1987
Focuses on the Great Lakes Region, in both Canada and the United States.
The Broken Spears
The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico
Leon-Portilla, Migueal (ed.)
Book
1962
Translated selections of Nahuatl-language accounts of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire.
The Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature
Kröller, Eva-Marie
Book
2004
Broad surveys of fiction, drama, and poetry, Aboriginal writings, Francophone writings, autobiography, literary criticism, writing by women, urban writing, nature writing, travel writing, and short fi...
Canada Rediscovered
McGhee, Robert
Book
1991
Robert McGhee descirbes wat we know about early European explorations of what is now Canada - Irish, Norse, English Portuguese, French, Spanish - as well as the early Europeans' interactions with the ...
The Conquest of the Incas
Hemming, John
Book
1970
This work of history removes the Incas from the realm of legend and shows the reality of their struggles against the Spanish invasion.
A History and Ethnography of the Beothuk
Marshall, Ingeborg
Book
1996
The Beothuk, the aboriginal inhabitants of Newfoundland, were hunters, gatherers, and fishers who moved seasonally between the coast and the interior. With the influx of European settlements and fishe...
Legacy
The Natural History of Ontario
Theberge, John B.
Book
1989
A comprehensive, extensively illustrated natural history of Ontario, covering bedrock, soils, birds, mammals, insects, wildflowers, forests, prehistoric life, and much more.
The Ojibwa of Southern Ontario
Schmalz, Peter S.
Book
1991
A history of the Ojibwa in Southern Ontario.
The Ojibway: A Critical Bibliography
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck
Book
1976
Pictures Bring Us Messages
Sinaakssiiksi aohtsimaahpihkookiyaawa. Photographs and Histories from the Kainai Nation
Brown, Alison, K., Peers, Laura, with members of the Kainai Nation
Book
2006
An example of museum professionals working with member of an aboriginal community to explore photographs taken of members of that community many decades earlier.
An Unauthorized Biography of the World
Oral History on the Front Lines
Riordon, Michael
Book
2004
This book uses oral history to discuss oral history. It is in memoir style, and delves into how oral history is done in such places as First Nations (Canada), Turkey, Chicago, Newfoundland, Peru, New ...

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation
The Corporation manages the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Canadian War Museum. Protects and exhibits Canada's heritage for current and future generations.


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