There is extensive evidence to support the claim that the area originally occupied
by Algonquin communities comprises all lands drained by the Ottawa River Valley.
Algonquin rights and land claims for this area have never been set forth and they have
Oka Crisis or Media Crisis?
Negative Impacts on Indigenous Societies
Submitted for the Course: GEG2108 Contested Places
Professor: Brenda MacDougall
Due Date: March 21st, 2013
The media plays an important role in shaping the opinions of the public. There
Location a geographic point
Locale a place where something happens, or that has particular events associated with
Sense of place reflects an attachment to a region by local residents who have bonded
to their environment and resulting i
GEG2108: Contested Places
Assignment 2: Term Paper Proposal
Whiteness in Australia: Reviewing racial destiny in modern
Camille Cooper (6265221)
February 14, 2014
For: Meghan Brooks
Department of Geography
University of Ottawa
Lecture 6 Reconciliation of Contested Places
- A process of dealing with the past and returning to some kind of balanced or
normal relations after a conflict between people of different religions,
Contested Places Feb. 28th, 2013
Riel was the only one in the community who could speak English in a French world.
Able to function in the colonial process since he understood legal traditions
Canadian survey extinct.
Plan of Canada not to have province
Cadastral map - comprehensive register or real property or real estate, displaying
ownership of land rather than geographical aspects such as land elevation and such.
Location a point or an area on earths surface or elsewhere, a higher degree of certainty
Changing a name preserves a places culture; but what about preserving its
history? Name conversions that take place in Canadas Arctic raise ethical ramifications
of historical importance. Before it was voted that Iqaluit should become the capital city of
March 7, 2013
Specific and Comprehensive Claims
They are processes created by the federal government, but must involve provinces and
territories as well as First Nations or Inuit PeopleMetis cannot enter this process (they
are under provincial jurisdict
Public space as a Contested Place
Think of a city and what comes to mind? Its streets.
Jane Jacobs (1961) Death and Life of Great American Cities.
The meaning of the public
Why discuss public space
Royal Proclamation issued in 1763 by King George III after Britain acquired French
territory in NA, forbidding all settlers from settling past the Appalachian Mountains,
partly to stabilize relations with Natives. Natives are reserved all lands not ceded
Vocabulary Terms including and up to 4 February 2016, GEG 2108
3. sense of place
5. Captain Vancouver
6. Blackfoot Confederacy
31. Original People
7. winter c