A. Rodney Bobiwash fonds
Bobiwash, A. Rodney
5.23 metres of textual and graphic records. (43 boxes)
personal subject
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Open; Permission to publish must be sought from Heather Howard, for her lifetime.
biographical note
Alan Rodney Bobiwash (1959-2002) was a Canadian First-Nations and anti-racist activist, scholar, and crusader for racial equality and social justice. Based predominantly in Toronto, Bobiwash held many prominent positions in the first-nations and academic community, and was recognized in Canada, and throughout the world, as a spokesman for the rights of indigenous people.
Personal records of Alan Rodney Bobiwash, documenting his career as a university instructor, aboriginal and anti-racist activist, consultant, and representative for global indigenous rights. Series 1, the most extensive series, consists of an A-Z subject files that document Bobiwash’s aboriginal and anti-racist activism, and provides the best overview of professional activities during the 1980s and 1990s. Series 5 is a chronological collection of records related to the conferences and seminars Bobiwash attend in various professional capacities from the late 1980s to the early 2000s. The fonds also contains personal correspondence and records that document Bobiwash’s education, personal relationships, and activities, as well as Curriculum Vitae and obituaries. Included in the personal records are notebooks, journals and prayer books which document Bobiwash’s day-to-day personal life, his travels, spirituality, and the progression of his professional career from a private point of view. Other series document Bobiwash’s personal and professional writing, and the Metis bibliography he created. Finally, series 10 contains both personal and professional photographs, the majority of which are related to Bobiwash’s professional activities in the 1990s, and early 2000s.
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