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Found 10 records similar to Stories from the land: Indigenous Place Names in Canada

Federal

The Indigenous Geographical Names dataset presents an extract from the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) of geographical names with roots in Indigenous cultures. These geographical names reflect heritage, language, personal names, and cultural practices. Terrain and water features, populated places and culturally relevant places are geographical feature types present in the dataset. The Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC) is working to increase awareness of existing Indigenous place names and help promote the revitalization of Indigenous cultures and languages.

Last Updated: Jun. 17, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 1, 2022
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: SHP FGDB/GDB WMS KML MXD CSV ESRI REST
Keywords:  Canada, GNBC, Indigenous toponymy, Geography, Indigenous languages, Toponymy, Geographic data, Indigenous culture
Federal

This interactive map is a collaborative project by Natural Resources Canada and the federal, provincial and territorial members of the Geographical Names Board of Canada. The map illustrates a sample of close to 500 places in Canada named for women from a range of backgrounds who have been remembered for many different reasons. Each point on the map is categorized by a theme, and contains a short description of the person behind that place name. The descriptions reveal that information about these women and the places named for them varies widely; some are well-known and well-documented figures, while little is known about others.

Last Updated: Mar. 12, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 1, 2021
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: WMS CSV HTML ESRI REST
Keywords:  Canada, Gendered toponymy, Women's place names, GNBC, Toponymy, Geographical maps
Federal

This interactive map commemorates Canada’s participation in armed conflicts at home and abroad by highlighting a sample of the many geographical features and places named for those that served our country. These commemorative geographical names help us remember war casualties, soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen, military leaders, and civilians recognized or decorated for outstanding acts of bravery and sacrifice in battle. These names also commemorate notable battles in which Canada participated, and Canadian military units, regiments, squadrons, and ships in which Canadians served. Federal, provincial and territorial members of the Geographical Names Board of Canada provided these commemorative names for the development of the map.

Last Updated: Dec. 9, 2020
Date Published: Nov. 2, 2018
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: WMS FGDB/GDB HTML MXD ESRI REST
Keywords:  Canada, GNBC, war casualties, War, Commemoration
Federal

This point layer shows the locations of named places that fall within Parks Canada areas of interest.

Data is not necessarily complete - updates will occur weekly.

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 3, 2017
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: KML SHP CSV GEOJSON ESRI REST
Keywords:  Parks
Federal

Parks Canada recognizes the historic and ongoing responsibilities of Indigenous Peoples in the stewardship of natural and cultural heritage of their traditional territories. To this end, the Agency has been working to advance cooperative management with Indigenous peoples at the heritage places it administers.

Last Updated: Nov. 24, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 13, 2020
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Natural Heritage, Cooperative Management, Indigenous, Parks Canada
Federal

The Indigenous Mining Agreements dataset provides information on the Indigenous communities signatory to agreements, the types of agreements negotiated, exploration projects and producing mines.

Last Updated: Jan. 12, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 10, 2019
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: WMS FGDB/GDB HTML MXD ESRI REST
Keywords:  Indigenous, First Nations, Métis, Indigenous affairs, Mining industry, Agreements, Inuit
Federal

Parks Canada supports Indigenous peoples and the implementation of S.35 rights for their ongoing use of traditional territories (including lands and waters) for traditional or modern cultural practices, in natural and cultural heritage places.

Last Updated: Nov. 24, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 13, 2020
Organization: Parks Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Heritage Places, Indigenous Peoples, Traditional and modern practices, Use of lands and waters
Federal

In consultation and cooperation with Indigenous and provincial and territorial partners, Justice Canada is developing an Indigenous Justice Strategy to address systemic discrimination and the overrepresentation of Indigenous people in the justice system.
In the spirit of reconciliation, and out of respect for Indigenous rights to self-determination, Justice Canada recognizes that the development of an Indigenous Justice Strategy must be informed by First Nations, Inuit and Métis.
Working closely with Indigenous partners on the development of an Indigenous Justice Strategy will be an opportunity to inform and put in place effective and concrete measures, informed by the lived experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis, to improve Canada’s justice system.
The Indigenous Justice Strategy will be developed in five phases.

Last Updated: Oct. 25, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 17, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Indigenous Justice, Indigenous overrepresentation, Systemic Discrimination, Reconciliation
Provincial

Data set contains geographical referencing information like: * type of feature or place * location coordinates * geographic township * municipal and map references Also contains places and background information behind their official naming like: * name status * naming date * name origin * naming history This layer used to be distributed under the name "Geographic Name Extent" but was modified to "Geographic Named Extent" in November 2011. About Geographic Names

Last Updated: Nov. 10, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 11, 2020
Organization: Government of Ontario
Formats: DOCX HTML ZIP other PDF ESRI REST
Keywords:  Economy and Business, Environment and Natural Resources, Government, Government information
Federal

The Innu Audio Index is an extract from the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) of geographical names with associated audio. The shared audio with the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC) is the intellectual property of the Innu Nation. The points represent official geographical names in Innu-aimun, the language of the Innu Nation. The CGNDB is the authoritative national database of Canada's geographical names.

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Sep. 1, 2022
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: WMS ESRI REST
Keywords:  Labrador, Canada, GNBC, Indigenous toponymy, Indigenous culture, Geographic data, Toponymy, Geography, Indigenous languages
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