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Koops, S. (2018). As long as the grass grows: Walking, writing, and singing treaty education. In E. Hasebe-Ludt & C. Leggo (Eds.), A Métissage of Inspiration/Imagination/Interconnection (pp. 2–10). Canadian Scholars.

Kovach, M. (2013). Treaties, Truths and Transgressive Pedagogies: Re-Imagining Indigenous Presence in the Classroom. Socialist Studies/Études Socialistes, 9(1). https://doi.org/10.18740/s4ks36

Starblanket, G. (2019). Crises of relationship: the role of treaties in contemporary Indigenous-settler relations. In G. Starblanket, D. Long, & O. P. Dickason (Eds.), Visions of the Heart: Issues Involving Indigenous Peoples in Canada (pp. 13–33). Oxford University Press.

Graham, S. (2019). Decolonizing/Indigenizing: Re(Imagining educational systems, even those mathematical. In J. Markides & L. Forsythe (Eds.), Research Journeys in/to Multiple Ways of Knowing. Dio Press Inc. (Link here)

Full text of Treaty 4 from Crown-Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: https://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/fra/1100100028689/1581293019940

Keepness, Shane. “Treaty 4 Research Paper.” Academia.edu, 15 April 2013, https://www.academia.edu/15129802/Treaty_4_Research_Paper

  • Paper written by a PhD student from Treaty 4 territory. 
  • Accessible to anyone using the above link.

Filice, Michelle. “Treaty 4”.  The Canadian Encyclopedia, 01 November 2016, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/treaty-4

  • Useful basic overview of the terms and dates attached to the historical Treaty 4.
  • Accessible to anyone online using the above link.

Bell, Charles N. “THE STATE OF THE WEST PREDICTIONS OF 1874.” Alberta History, vol. 67, no. 2, 2019, p. 23+. Gale Academic OneFile Select

  • Fascinating letter written in 1874, which provides a mix of predictions and recommendations on the impending collapse of the buffalo herds in the prairies, including multiple mentions of treaties. Footnotes clarify where the author was correct or not.
  • Available through Regina Public Library, Parkland Regional Library, Palliser Regional Library and Southeast Regional Library via the database Academic OneFile Select. Look for the “E-Resources” section on the library website and sign in with your library card #. 

Wilkes, Rima, et al. “Canadian university acknowledgment of indigenous lands, treaties, and peoples.” Canadian Review of Sociology, vol. 54, no. 1, 2017, p. 89+. Gale Academic OneFile Select

  • A lengthy and interesting discussion of different categories of land and treaty acknowledgments, and comparisons of acknowledgments across Canadian provinces and institutions. 
  • Available through Regina Public Library, Parkland Regional Library, Palliser Regional Library and Southeast Regional Library via the database Academic OneFile Select. Look for the “E-Resources” section on the library website and sign in with your library card #. 

Kress, Margaret. “Sasipihkeyihtamowin: niso nehiyaw iskwewak.” Canadian Woman Studies, vol. 31, no. 1-2, 2014, p. 52+. Gale Academic OneFile Select

  • Deep reflection on Cree linguistics and environmental justice, via the author’s relationships with several prominent Cree speaking women in Saskatchewan.
  • Available through Regina Public Library, Parkland Regional Library, Palliser Regional Library and Southeast Regional Library via the database Academic OneFile Select. Look for the “E-Resources” section on the library website and sign in with your library card #. 

Firpo, C., & Jacobs, M. (2018). Taking children, ruling colonies: Child removal and colonial subjugation in Australia, Canada, French Indochina, and the United States, 1870–1950s. Journal of World History, 29(4), 529-563.

  • Sweeping overview of similar colonial practices & the subjugation of Indigenous peoples around the world. Connection of treaties to the Indian Act and colonial practice of separating people according to “full/half blood” and marital status.
  • Available through Regina Public Library, Parkland Regional Library, Palliser Regional Library and Southeast Regional Library via the database eLibrary. Look for the “E-Resources” section on the library website and sign in with your library card #. 

Hogue, M. (2002). Disputing the medicine line: The plains crees and the canadian–american border: 1876-1885. Montana; the Magazine of Western History, 52(4), 2.

  • Examination of a narrow time frame when Cree hunters were pushing southward in continued search of buffalo, as northern herds thinned out. 
  • Available through Regina Public Library, Parkland Regional Library, Palliser Regional Library and Southeast Regional Library via the database eLibrary. Look for the “E-Resources” section on the library website and sign in with your library card #. 
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