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His influence extended into numerous areas—education, addictions and mental health treatment, community development, restorative justice, and federal correctional programming for Aboriginal peoples. She has been involved inapplied anthropology research on the health and well-being ofindigenous peoples for over twenty years. Reflecting on the think tank experience in The Role of Native Elders chapter 5 , Joe describes the true Elder and cautions the reader to be wary of uninitiated, or popcorn, Elders—those who go into sweats and come out Elders. His work challenged andtransformed long-held views of Canada's Indigenous peoples, and hisvision and leadership gave direction to many of the current fields ofAboriginal scholarship. Joey, as he was called, loved books, but he also enjoyed exploring the bush, riding his bicycle, and going on family picnics. Joe, stood at the centre of some of the greatestpolitical, social, and intellectual struggles of Aboriginal peoples incontemporary Canada. Spanning nearly thirty years, the essays invite us to share in his transformative legacy through a series of encounters, with Aboriginal spirituality and ancestral ways of knowing, with Elders and their teachings, with education and its role in politicization, self-determination, and social change, and with the restorative process and the meaning of Native healing.

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I never looked back again, he wrote. His work challenged and transformed long-held views of Canada's Indigenous peoples, and his vision and leadership gave direction to many of the current fields of Aboriginal scholarship. We must maintain who we are, learn to use the tools of the day, and gain strength from both the worlds that we face. She told me that Joe was her cousin and now my uncle. Joe's writings, published and unpublished.

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A profound thinker and writer, as well as a gifted orator, he easily walked two paths, as a respected Elder and traditional healer and as an educational psychologist, one of the first Aboriginal people in Canada to receive a PhD. The time Joe spent with Harris in Wyoming, at Wind River, was his first intimate contact with the world of Native medicine. A profound thinker and writer, as well as a gifted orator, he easily walked two paths, as a respected Elder and traditional healer and as an educational psychologist, one of the first Aboriginal people in Canada to receive a PhD. She has authored research reports for the Mistissini Cree and, with Dr. The person receiving the Bundle will most likely have demonstrated an ability to use these ceremonial objects to heal or to commune with the spirit world.

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a metaphoric mind couture ruth mcgowan virginia

This deconstructionist perspective is necessary, he would say, so that we can understand more clearly how to incorporate what it is we know into the academy, or into our own institutions, in order to better serve and support future Indigenous scholars. Key strategic plans such as the 1970 Citizens Plus also known as the Red Paper and Indian Control of Indian Education 1972 were documents that articulated for the very first time a clear strategic paradigm shaped by an Indigenous cultural framework. This book shows many ways to respond with integrity to our current global crisis. In this context, and in the spirit of understanding from our Ancestors, I recommend this book to all who are interested in the struggles of the Indigenous peoples of Canada and in the way in which they see themselves in their context, relationships, and roles. His work challenged and transformed long-held views of Canada's Indigenous peoples, and his vision and leadership gave direction to many of the current fields of Aboriginal scholarship.

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A Metaphoric Mind: Selected Writings of Joseph Couture by Lewis Cardinal at Abbey's Bookshop

a metaphoric mind couture ruth mcgowan virginia

He spoke with a warm gruffness and a rock-knowledge in his choice of words, much as I would choose a stone for my slingshot: perfect for the mission, aerodynamic, and easily handled. The essays invite us to enter with him into the realm of true Elders and to attend to their teachings, to participate in the struggle of Native peoples as he interrogates the role of training and education in political mobilization, self-determination, and social change, and to probe with him the restorative process and the meaning of Native healing. The Bundle represents an accumulation of knowledge and information that will assist the next generation or person in maintaining balance and cultural continuity. As he told participants in the Little Red River workshops, Deep knowledge learned through oral tradition and handed down from generation to generation is of paramount importance. Spanning nearly thirty years, the essays invite us to share in his transformative legacy through a series of encounters, with Aboriginal spirituality and ancestral ways of knowing, with Elders and their teachings, with education and its role in politicization, self-determination, and social change, and with the restorative process and the meaning of Native healing. Holy Eagle was a name truly befitting Joe and the spiritual path he chose to follow.

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a metaphoric mind couture ruth mcgowan virginia

The Role of Native Elders: Emergent Issues 6. The movement became a hotbed of political activity, attracting many of the foremost Indigenous and non-Indigenous thinkers, among them George Manuel, Clive Linklater, Roy Diefenberg, Don Cardinal, Marie Smallface Marule, Ralph Steinhauer, and other members of the Steinhauer family. Each generation carries with it all the tools and knowledge from the previous generation. Joe's writings, published and unpublished. The think tanks consisted of a series of twelve brainstorming workshops that provided the occasion for dialogue between Elders and younger people that is, anyone under about the age of fifty-five on contemporary questions of concern to Aboriginal communities, notably the issue of cultural identity. A Metaphoric Mind: Selected Writings of Joseph Couture is a collection of essays by Joe Couture, the educational psychologist and expert in Aboriginal healing who spearheaded the formation of the first native studies department at Trent University.

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A Metaphoric Mind: Selected Writings of Joseph Couture by Lewis Cardinal at Abbey's Bookshop

a metaphoric mind couture ruth mcgowan virginia

It is a telling commentary that, when he graduated in 1972, he was the first person of Aboriginal heritage to receive a doctorate in Canada. The Old Man smiled and said, The songs and ceremonies that you will need to create for your people in your time. Joe shared a story that still resonates with me regarding how each generation needs to create or add to the current knowledge base with its own songs or rituals. Joe drew parallels between academic rigour and the rigour of healing ceremonies and rituals, in which a medicine man or woman must have clear knowledge and mastery of the ritual processes and the medicines and of how they work together. The E-mail message field is required.

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Joe has left for us and our generation a Bundle of great importance. A profound thinker and writer, as well as a gifted orator, he easily walked two paths, as a respected Elder and traditional healer and as an educational psychologist, one of the first Aboriginal people in Canada to receive a PhD. She has been involved in applied anthropology research on the health and well-being of indigenous peoples for over twenty years. As the scholarly world begins to recognize his important contributions to contemporary Indigenous thought and philosophy, as well as his always pragmatic strategies for Aboriginal community wellness and healing programs, we will begin to truly understand the scope of his intellect and the beauty of his spirit. On the surface, Joe did not appear to be a complex man, yet he readily engaged in complex and compelling dialogues and debates.

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