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Indian names for Alberta communities (Occasional paper / Glenbow Museum)

Hugh Aylmer Dempsey

Indian names for Alberta communities (Occasional paper / Glenbow Museum)

by Hugh Aylmer Dempsey

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Published by Glenbow Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alberta,
  • Names, Geographical,
  • Names, Indian

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11442234M
    ISBN 100919224636
    ISBN 109780919224636
    OCLC/WorldCa32615667

    Alberta originates in Germanic languages and means "wise and graceful". It is a feminine form of Albertus. Alberta is the most populous Canadian province, located in western Canada. It is also the name of several towns and cities in the United States. Alberta of Agen was a Roman martyr and saint. Popularity of the Name Alberta.   Alberta has always been good at documenting its history — and includes the history of its Indigenous peoples. The province is comprised of traditional Treaty 6, Treaty 7 and Treaty 8 territory and is home to 48 First Nations as well as a number of Métis people, whose ancestors have been on this land for thousands of years.

    Calgary: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society: University of Calgary Press, ©© (OCoLC) Online version: Place names of Alberta. Calgary: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society: University of Calgary Press, ©© 2 days ago  Some Indian Americans say the moment is a particularly resonant sign of how far the community has come in a matter of decades. Others note that Harris’ Indian heritage is .

    Alberta has experienced a relatively high rate of growth in recent years, due in large part to its economy. Between and , the province saw high birthrates (on par with some larger provinces such as British Columbia), relatively high immigration, and a high rate of interprovincial migration when compared to other provinces. Approximately 81% of the population live in urban areas and. The Indian diaspora today, more so than ever before, is an incontestable fact of world culture. Diverse Indian communities scattered across the globe now complement the nineteenth.


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Indian names for Alberta communities (Occasional paper / Glenbow Museum) by Hugh Aylmer Dempsey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Indian names for Alberta communities. [Hugh A Dempsey] -- Lists community names in alphabetical order, each with a short history identifying origin of name, including the various Indian versions of the same name.

Get this from a library. Indian names for Alberta communities. [Hugh A Dempsey] -- Indian translation and grid zone designations of Alberta cities, towns and villages with Indian place names.

The province of Alberta, Canada, is divided into 10 different types of local governments – urban municipalities (including cities, towns, villages and summer villages), specialized municipalities, rural municipalities (including municipal districts/counties, improvement districts and special areas), Métis settlements, and Indian types of municipalities are governed by local.

Indian names for Alberta communities by Hugh Aylmer Dempsey starting at $ Indian names for Alberta communities has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Native American Books Native American Land Patents Native American Queries South East Research Treaties with the Indians Tribal Mailing Lists How to Search How to Register.

If you have a web page for an Indian Tribe in Alberta, Canada and would like to be included, please Click. Ermineskin Cree Nation Box Hobbema, Alberta Canada T0C 1N0.

A proposal to change names of Alberta places is about improving understanding of Indigenous culture and language without necessarily removing existing names, a Stoney Tribal Administration manager. Indian reserves for First Nations in Alberta were established by a series of treaties—Treaty 6, Treaty 7, and Treaty Reserves in Alberta cover a total area of 1, acres (6, km 2).

First Nations in Alberta are a group of people who live in the Canadian province of First Nations are peoples (or nations) recognized as Indigenous peoples in Canada excluding the Inuit and the ing to the Census, a population ofAlbertans self-identified as First ically there w First Nations people with registered Indian Status and.

Most of these names describe an outstanding physical characteristic of a place, while others denote a significant incident, activity, band or tribe. Below is a list of 30 Indigenous place names and their meanings that the Encyclopedia has compiled to help celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Since the establishment of Alberta’s First Nations Gaming Policy inIndian Gaming in the province has been a much discussed topic. To date, a majority of the discussions and questions revolve around the way revenue generated on-reserve through gaming is distributed.

This is an important conversation, and one that requires a renewed debate on how the revenue is shared. This Brief. The past years have seen a myriad of terms used as referents to indigenous Americans, including American Indian, Native American, First Nation, Eskimo, Inuit, and Native Alaskan.

Some of these terms are used almost interchangeably, while others indicate relatively specific entities. The term. Get this from a library. A Guide to Native communities in Alberta. [Alberta. Native Affairs Secretariat.;] -- Profiles 83 communities in Alberta that have at least 50% native population.

Includes information on location, size, history, population, economic base, physical infrastructure, services, education. There are 45 First Nations in Alberta. The province is home to 13% of Canada's total Registered Indian status population.

As of Octoberthe total for Registered Indian status waswhile the national total wasBrought to you by the Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society, the Native Mapping Project is an online resource designed to given recognition to the values and traditions of Alberta's Aboriginal people through the study of the province's diverse place names.

The Native Mapping Project is built upon the acknowledgment that Aboriginal is not a unitary or static term for a homogenous. The Story Behind Alberta Names: How Cities, Towns Villages and Hamlets Got Their Names Description: The book describes intriguing personalities, using humorous anecdotes, the context of people’s lives and careers, and the relationship between individuals and the places named for them.

Our classical Indian names harked back to our heritage, and we were raised with a strong awareness of and appreciation for Indian culture. All of my mother’s words of affection or frustration came out in her mother tongue—which seems fitting to me, since the purity of those emotions is what I associate with my mother most of all.

Indian Tribes of Alberta book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1). List of communities in Alberta → Municipalities of Alberta — Per this discussion, the name of this article is inconsistent with the name conventions used for Villages of Alberta, Summer villages of Alberta and Hamlets of Alberta.

The article also is no longer a true list of all communities in Alberta. Profiles of 83 Native communities, Indian bands, and Metis settlements in rural Alberta provide overviews of human and material resources.

Included for each community are information on location, size, history, population, economic base, transportation, physical infrastructure, services, education, communications, local government, and community organizations. In the United States, the Indian tribe is a fundamental unit, and the constitution grants Congress the right to interact with tribes.

More specifically, the Supreme Court of the United States in United States v. Sandoval, U.S. 28 (), warned, "it is not that Congress may bring a community or body of people within range of this power by arbitrarily calling them an Indian tribe, but. The late Major General Sir Sam Steele, author of "Forty Years in Canada", who saw service in Alberta as an officer in the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, during which time he collected much information about Indian place-names.

Peter Erasmus, guide to Dr. Hector, Geologist and Geographer to the Palliser expedition in and Author: By Geographic Board of Canada.Interesting book comparing wolves mythology from various Native American tribes and modern American fiction. Spirits of the Earth: A Guide to Native American Nature Symbols, Stories, and Ceremonies: Book by a Karuk elder about the meanings of Indian .Long before the explorers, fur traders and settlers came to what became Alberta, landmarks and communities had Aboriginal names in Dene, Cree and Blackfoot.

While Aboriginal names were transcribed by toponymic scholars and there are over such places in Alberta, the larger issue of Aboriginal naming has not been comprehensively addressed. Inthe Friends of Geographical Names .