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A2010.099.0244 - Indian school days

"Indian School Days" is an autobiography of Basil Johnston, a native Ojibway who was taken from his family at the age of 10 and placed in a residential school operated by Jesuit priests in Spanish, Ontario. "Indian School Days" begins in 1939 and is a unique portrait of Indian life and a telling commentary on a Canadian Government policy that removed native children from their parents. Contained in the flap of this book are two newspaper articles: An Ojibway's route from the reserve to ROM...self-publishing self-help, Beverley Slopen, Quill and Quire, May, 1983 Indian teacher wants agents off reserve, John Przekop, The Owen Sound Sun-Times, March 2, 1972

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A2010.099.1035 - Documents re: The Saugeens in chronological order, Book 8 : Saugeen documents (1853-1854)

Referred to as a "book" by the donor, these documents (now consisting of 2 folders) are part of series 2, file 1 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents - Saugeen Nawash claims). The documents are dated chronologically from 1853 - 1854 and were copied from microfilm and resources held at the National Archives of Canada (now Library and Archives Canada), including material chiefly from NAC's reference number RG 10, including parts of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development fonds. The documents include attendance reports of Indian schools including "Schedule of authorized occupants of lands belonging in the Christian Island Re

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A2010.099.1043 - Transcript of Minutes of the General Council of Indian Chiefs and Principal Men held at Orillia, Lake Simcoe Narrows on the proposed removal of the smaller communities and the establishment of Manual Labour Schools July 1846

This is part of series 4, file 2 (Education - Reports and documents concerning development of education of First Nations people). This transcript indicates that the "Minutes" are "from notes taken in shorthand and otherwise by Henry Baldwin of Peterborough, Barrister at Law, Secretary to the Chiefs in Council." The donor, Dr. Peter S. Schmalz, has noted this, in his original inventory, as "very important document." Individuals present at the meeting included Captain T.G. Anderson, Visiting Superintendent Indian Affairs, the Rev. Mr. Peter Jones of Port Credit, along with reverends from Orillia, Alderville, Alnwick, Rama. Chippewas present included Chief Joseph Sawyer, Mr. James Young

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A2010.099.1045 - Photocopied documents with references to Saugeen and more chiefly relating to Chippewas of Sarnia

This folder is part of series 2, file 1 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents - Saugeen Nawash claims). These photocopied documents (some of which were copied from the University of Western Ontario) include: "An address [to?] Chippeway Nation, written by George Copway", 1837 (Chief of Saugeen included as recipient); correspondence concerning where to live, financial matters, education and residential schools, timber licenses (particularly related to Sarnia Reserves) fisheries (related to Snake Island), and Wawanosh relations with U.S.A. Pottawatomies; "Minutes of the Indian Council of the Saugeen Reserve, Oct. 1855; "Sarnia Band Minutes 1

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A2010.099.1066 - Civilization and assimilation through education : a study of Indian Industrial Schools in the late 19th century, Ontario, Canada

This manuscript is part of series 4, file 2 (Education - Reports and documents concerning development of education of First Nations people) This is an undergraduate essay prepared "for Dr. D. Gagan, History 4CC6". It is accompanied by a letter from The Canadian Historical Review, published by University of Toronto Press, to Dr. Peter S. Schmalz requesting that he read and assess the "article," and the review form completed by Dr. Schmalz. The essay contains Dr. Schmalz's handwritten notes.

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A2010.099.1083 - Reserve research question answers : autobiography of great-granddaughter of Peter Kegedonce Jones, Chief, who signed 1857 surrenders

This folder is part of series 2, file 4 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents - Experience '81 Project). This handwritten manuscript is in response to the Experience '81 Project (see Series 4 description) and its "Reserve Research Questions." It concerns the family and ancestors of Irene Akiwenzie of Cape Croker and covers topics including sacred places, ceremonies, First Nations culture, herbal medicine, daily life, Indian geographical names, raising children, famous Indians, Band economics, Indian Affairs bureaucracy and Indian Agent, treaties, discrimination, education and schools, residential schools, Band politics, and First Nations mi

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A2010.099.1132 - Peter Schmalz "A Brief History of Native Education" audiocassette

This audiocassette is part of Peter S. Schmalz fonds, series 4, file 2 (Education - Reports and documents concerning development of education of First Nations people) An audio presentation made by Peter S. Schmalz concerning the history of Native Education.

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A2010.099.1163 - Chapter VIII - The Renaissance: "We are citzen's plus"

This article is part of series 3, file 6 (North American First Nations resources - Newspapers, magazines and journals). This chapter of an unknown paper or publication focuses on the Ojibwa of Southern Ontario and a demand to be treated as "citizens plus" in order to achieve equality. Discusses issues related to Bands in the southern Ontario area, including Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation. Topics addressed also include Ojibwa veterans, discrimination, government policy, and economic initiatives including disputes concerning cottage leasing.

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A2010.099.1281 - Memories : the Elders of Neyaashiinigmiing, vol. II

This item is part of Schmalz fonds, series 2, file 9 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation publications) This book was published by Ken-Dass-Win Communications, 1995, Wiarton, Ontario. (ISBN-0-9696334-1-6) Photocopy of a book consisting of a collection of interviews and information gathered from the elders of Chippewas of Nawash First Nation about their life experiences, including experiences in residential schools, education, family, social and cultural activities, employment, farming, and military involvement. The Elders interviewed are: Elliott, Esther Elliott, Christine Keeshig, Edna Jones, Norma Lavalley, Victor Lavalley, Joan Andrews, Elsie J

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A2010.099.1282 - We have spoken : the Elders of Neyaashiingaming

This item is part of Peter Schmalz fonds, series 2, file 9 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation publications) From the Preface "These writings are a collection of testimonies of the Chippewas of Nawash peoples' mental and spiritual experiences of an important time to be remembered. They are but a glimpse of the Indian people as a race caught between the occupation of their lands and residential schools -- events which together stole their destiny and in turn ours. This reflection upon our past may not be a cheerful outlook on what was and still is a difficult life, but it is the truth of how intense our struggle was and still is, with all its heartache -- an e

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A2010.099.1402 - Untitled paper concerning Methodist Missionaries at Saugeen First Nation 1825-1925

This paper is part of series 2, file 2 (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents - Newspaper clippings, articles and manuscripts). This paper contains annotations made by a reviewer. It illustrates "the role of the Methodist missionaries in the imperial process involving the Saugeen Indians from 1825-1925."

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A2010.099.1444 - Problems of Indian education in Canada

This is part of Peter Schmalz fonds, series 4, file 2 (Education - Reports and documents concerning development of education of First Nations people). This article is written by a principal of an Indian Residential School. It appears to have been published in a book (p. 265-275).

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A2010.099.1473 - Pictorial history of the Saugeen Indians

These cards are part of the Peter Schmalz fonds, Series 5, File 7 (Personal documents and publications - Miscellaneous). This pictorial history is a collection of reproduced images compiled by Peter S. Schmalz from a variety of sources, including other published sources and the Archives of Ontario. Images include: - The Ojibwa of Southern Ontario cover page - Saugeen Lands before Surrenders maps - "The Ojibwa victory over the Iroquois" - "Eastern Woodlands-Ojibwa encampment at Sault Ste Marie by Kane" (b&w) - Various illustrations, maps and photos used in "The Ojibwa of Southern Ontario" - Chief Nawash - "Indian encampment on Big Bay, Owen Sound" - John Sunday (Shawundai

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A2012.032.020 - Renewing our spirit : the Elders of Neyaashiinigmiing

The Senior members of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation speak of their memories in order to document the stories of their community and way of life. Indexed by the name of the Elder telling the story. Topics include: social life, war stories, enfranchisement (Bill C31), sports, language, music, spirituality, economy, education, medicine, and health. Includes biographical information on all of the speakers. Includes a group interview concerning Spirituality. Includes photographs of: Prairie Point Sydney Bay School The May Pole Group "Ted, Charles, and Jigs" Spanish Residential School "Wilmer, Charles, Barney, Verna, and Doris" Maadookii Groundbreaking Veterans wi

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A2014.003.K-67-26 - Negative, Roll Film

35mm negative photographs taken by Bruce Krug or Howard Krug between August 8 and August 11, 1967. Identification information below is taken from titles written by Bruce or Howard Krug on the negative envelope, next to negative numbers. [ ] indicates there was nothing written on the envelope, and identification was made based on appearance of image. Photograph List: K-67-26-00 Bruce Trail Cairn - Tues. Aug. 8, 1967 - Ceremony unveiling names of youth of British Empire walking Bruce Trail [Duke of Edinburgh Award gold medal winners; Davey Hotel in background., Tobermory] K-67-26-01 Bruce Trail Cairn - Tues. Aug. 8, 1967 - Ceremony unveiling names of youth of British Empire walking

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A2015.096.002 - Heart of the Great Lakes - Lake Huron and the Saugeen to 1850

This book was created as a prequel to the author's book "Southampton Vignettes," and was meant to fill in the missing history of the town of Southampton before 1850. This history covers: 1. Prologue: [Early geological development] 2. Mappers of Lake Huron 3. Fur Traders of Lake Huron and the Saugeen [including Hudson Bay Company] 4. Saugeen Ojibway and missionaries 5. The Fishing Islands [and the Huron Fishing Company] ISBN 978-0-9809468-7-1

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AX2004.0227 - Memories : the Elders of Neyaashiinigmiing, vol. II

These writings are a collection of interviews and information gathered from the elders of Chippewas of Nawash First Nation about their life experiences, including experiences in residential schools, education, family, social and cultural activities, employment, farming, and military involvement. The Elders interviewed are: Elliott, Esther Elliott, Christine Keeshig, Edna Jones, Norma Lavalley, Victor Lavalley, Joan Andrews, Elsie Johnston, Irene Johnston, Ross Johnston, Basil Johnston, Mary Akiwenzie, Donna Roggerson, Rosalind Jones, Bertha Domenchuk, Helen Millette, Frank Jones, Kenneth Keeshig, Giles Keeshig, Luke Proulx, Silas