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Fortier, James M.

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Most widely held works by James M Fortier
Unnatural causes : is inequality making us sick?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the bough breaks: "African American infant mortality rates remain twice as high as for white Americans. African American mothers with college degrees or higher face the same risk of having low birth-weight babies as white women who haven't finished high school. How might the chronic stress of racism over the life course become embedded in our bodies and increase risks?"--Container insert
Unnatural causes : is inequality making us sick? by California Newsreel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Not just a paycheck: "Residents of Western Michigan struggle against depression, domestic violence and higher rates of heart disease and diabetes after the largest refrigerator factory in the country shuts down. Ironically, the plant is owned by a company in Sweden, where mass layoffs, far from devastating lives, are relatively benign because of government policies that protect and retrain workers"--Container insert
Alcatraz is not an island( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film examining the experiences of those involved in the occupation of Alcatraz Island for 19 months, starting in November of 1969. It also explores the impact of the occupation on Native Americans nationwide. Out of Alcatraz came the "Red Power" movement of the 1970s, which has been called the lost chapter of the Civil Rights era, and more than 70 other Indian occupations of Federal facilities
Alcatraz is not an island( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program tells the story of the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay beginning in 1969. Many of the former participants are interviewed
Ojibwe waasa inaabidaa = We look in all directions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gakina-awiiya : we are all related( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the relationship between the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people of the Great Lakes Region and their environment. Looks at the Ojibwe belief that all people and all life on the planet are interconnected, and at how the Ojibwe lived in balance with the woodland resources until their lives changed upon contact with the Europeans
Ojibwe waasa inaabidaa = We look in all directions( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth portrayal of the second-largest tribe in North America, the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe (Chippewa) Nation of the upper Great Lakes Region. Disc 1, Ojibwe Oral Tradition, explains the importance of the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe language, its near disappearance and its renewal today. Disc 2, We Are All Related, teaches about the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe relationship with the land, a relationship based on respect, sharing, humility and responsibility. Disc 3, We Gain Knowledge, explores the connection between the traditional Anishinaabe/Ojibwe family structure and how individuals acquire knowledge thorough the four phases of life. Disc 4, A Healthy Way of Life, explores the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe belief that a healthy way of life requires maintaining a balance between mental, physical, spiritual and emotional aspects of a person. Disc 5, Making Decisions the Right Way, portrays the Anishinaabe/Ojibwe decision-making process, emphasizing the roles of the individual in relationship to the family, the community, the clan and the Creator. Disc 6, That Which is Given to Us, explores the traditional Anishinaabe/Ojibwe subsistence lifestyle based on the seasonal cycle and the belief that the individual is dependent on the group, the group is dependent on nature and nature is dependent upon the supernatural
Bimaadiziwin : a healthy way of life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the meaning of a good and healthy life and the holistic approach to health and medicine held by the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people. Looks at the kind of impact the arrival of the Europeans had on the health of the Ojibwe
Gikinoo'amaadiwin : we gain knowledge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the traditional Anishinaabe-Ojibwe way of passing knowledge from generation to generation, the impact of western beliefs and values on Ojibwe family and educational systems, and the mixing of traditional and nontraditional ways in modern tribal schools
Gaa miinigooyang : that which is given to us( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the traditional subsistence lifestyle of the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people, the changes that came with the arrival of the Europeans, and their economic practices and position today
Ojibwemowin : Ojibwe oral tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the language and oral tradition of the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people. Looks at Ojibwe storytelling and the near disappearance of the Ojibwe language and contemporary efforts to preserve and speak it
Gwayakochigewin : making decisions the right way( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the traditional way of making decisions by the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people, including the elements of respect, thorough deliberation, and community consensus. Looks at the process from before the arrival of the Europeans to the present day way of leadership and tribal government as it has adapted to change
Gwayakochigewin : doing things the right way( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the traditional way of making decisions by the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people, including the elements of respect, thorough deliberation, and community consensus. Looks at the process from before the arrival of the Europeans to the present day way of leadership and tribal government as it has adapted to change
Pulling together( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the Muckleshoot Canoe Family's journey from its home reservation near Seattle to Neah Bay, Washington where Canoe Journey 2003 begins. Follows the travelers as they seek to regain their spiritual core and to cross paths with their ancestors on the ancient waterways of the Puget Sound
Ojibwemowin : the Ojibwe language( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the language and oral tradition of the Anishinaabe-Ojibwe people. Looks at Ojibwe storytelling and the near disappearance of the Ojibwe language and contemporary efforts to preserve and speak it
Gathering together( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2006, the Muckleshoot Tribe hosted a great gathering known as Tribal Journeys. The potlatch was an historical event, renewing the tribe's commitment to tradition, family, and community
Gifts from the elders = honouring the past for a healthier tomorrow( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows five Anishinaabe youth who interview their elders to research the impact that environmental and cultural dispossession has had on the loss of knowledge about traditional ways and the health of their people
Playing pastime : American Indians, softball & survival( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This verité historical hybrid style documentary chronicles the story of American Indians and their fifty-year history with fast-pitched softball
Bad sugar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What are the connections between diabetes, oppression, and empowerment in two Native American communities?
Indian country diaries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Indian Country Diaries is a two-program series exploring the challenges facing Native Americans today. The series goes inside modern Native American communities to reveal a diverse people working to revitalize their culture while improving the social, physical, and spiritual health of their people. Part two of the Indian Country Diaries, Spiral of Fire, explores the challenges faced by the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians on their reservation in North Carolina
 
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