Aboriginal Intangible Property in Canada: An Ethnographic Review
The review looks at customary property rights of a cross section aboriginal peoples of various regions throughout Canada. The review concludes that customary protocols and laws exist with respect to intangible property and that they play important social and economic roles in aboriginal communities.
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York Centre for Public Policy and Law
Intellectual Property & Indigenous Cultural Heritage: Ongoing Research and Issues of Reform- Working Paper Series
A paper that approaches aboriginal property and cultural heritage with an aim to respond to concerns about protection. It outlines three research projects that are involved in exploring increased protection through reform of national and international laws, ethics and policy.
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A large collection of resources available to educators. Website resources include: education, environment, wellness and arts. There are also a section that deals with traditional knowledge and intellectual property that provides links to documents such as one from the Parliament of Canada dealing with this topic.
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The review looks at customary property rights of a cross section aboriginal peoples of various regions throughout Canada (Northwest coast, plains, arctic, sub-arctic) The review concludes that customary protocols and laws exist with respect to intangible property and that they play important social and economic roles in aboriginal communities.
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A discussion paper by the Assembly of First Nations to provide a framework for the discussion of intellectual property rights from an aboriginal perspective. Policy, use and ethical considerations of intellectual property are discussed in relation to the Canadian intellectual property law. It makes it clear that this is a discussion paper not the official position of the AFN.
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A collection of aboriginal films and lessons based around the themes: the arts, cinema and representation, colonialism and racism, indigenous knowledge, sovereignty and resistance and youth. It is geared towards high school students and upper elementary school students and teachers. The arts theme the film clips an inuit stone carver, a Wendat artist and a Maliseet painter reflect on the role of art; a wood carver descended from the Haida and a Mi’kmaq painter talk about their sources of inspiration.
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Settler Colonial Studies Blog.
An interdisciplinary blog that deals with colonial studies. It is linked to the academic journal, Settler Colonial Studies. The blog contains a link to a Ph-D dissertation on Indigenous art and decolonization by Jarrett Martineau entitled Creative Combat: Indigenous Art, Resurgence, and Decolonization.
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Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education and Society.
On online journal that describes itself as a peer reviewed, open sourced interdisciplinary journal devoted to decolonization. One issue is devoted to indigenous art and decolonial struggle. The journal presents a diverse selection of articles edited by decolonization scholar Jarrett Martineau.
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Native Art in Canada: An Ojibway Elder’s Art and Stories
A website that deals with many facets of Ojibway life including art. There are sections on the Woodland School and a page devoted to Morrisseau’s life and influence on Ojibway art. The information is presented in a story teller style which may be of interest to classroom teachers as a resource.
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Canada Council for the Arts: Aboriginal Arts Office
A website that provides resources for support on Aboriginal artists in Canada. These include grants, prizes and profiles of Native artists. The site also contains a factsheet on Contemporary Aboriginal Art in Canada which has information on the history, context and organizations pertaining to contemporary native art.
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