Recent Submissions

  • [Abstract] The Indian Association of Alberta: A history of political action 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie (UBC Press, 2002)
    Abstract of the book "The Indian Association of Alberta: A history of political action" by Laurie Meijer Drees (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2002).
  • [Abstract] The Nanaimo and Charles Camsell Indian Hospitals: First Nations' narratives of health care, 1945-1965 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie (Les Publications Histoire sociale/Social History, Inc., 2010-05)
    Abstract of an article written by Laurie Meijer Drees, "The Nanaimo and Charles Camsell Indian Hospitals: First Nations' Narratives of Health Care, 1945-1965" which appeared in the journal Histoire Sociale/Social History.
  • Why we "care": thoughts on Canada's Indian residential school history, medical care, consent, and the law 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2/19/2016)
    Despite the efforts of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) to acknowledge Indian Residential School (IRS) experiences and consequences, many gaps in our collective understanding of these institutions remain. Based ...
  • "Indians' Bygone Past:" The Banff Indian Days, 1902-1945 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie (History and Classics Graduate Students' Association, University of Alberta, 1993)
    Between 1902 and 1945, the Banff Indian Days and annual Indian Exhibition promoted by local Banff entrepreneur Norman Luxton, were a success both locally and internationally. Tourists came from around the world to attend ...
  • Indian hospitals and Aboriginal nurses: Canada and Alaska 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie (Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, 2010)
    Between 1945 and the early 1970s, both Indian Health Services in Canada (IHS), and the Alaska Native Health Service (ANS) initiated programs and activities aimed at recruiting and training nurses/nurses aides from ...
  • Nursing and Native Peoples in Northern Saskatchewan: 1930s-1950s 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie; McBain, Lesley (Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, 2001)
    The aim of this research is to investigate the role of nurses in northern Saskatchewan Aboriginal communities in Canada between 1930 and the 1950s. During and after the war, the federal government began sharing its ...
  • The Sign of the Goat 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie (Historical Society of Alberta, 1991)
    Details the history of The Sign of the Goat Curio Shop, run by Norman Luxton, in Banff, and its role in Banff's early years as a tourist resort.
  • Sit, Watch, Listen: Collaboratively Creating Indigenous Knowledge Protocols 

    Meijer Drees, Laurie; Martin, Melody; McFarland, Dana (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 4/10/2012)
    First Nations Elders-in-Residence at VIU offered teachings to First Nations and Library faculty to address culturally-responsive representation of indigenous knowledge within formal memory institutions. The project models ...