Browsing by Subject "Death -- Customs"

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  • Osecap, Marie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-11)
    Interview includes a description of life on the reserve that describes milking, sheep-shearing and fishing weirs. It also consists of stories about a woman whose husband turned into a lizard; a story of Wisakedjak; and ...
  • Carter, Marion; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-30)
    Mrs. Carter tells a story of her life. She talks of the traditional way of living; residential schools and tells how she was given her name. During the interview she also relates a tale from her grandfather about the ...
  • First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1968-12-12)
    Consists of an interview about mourning rites, including death customs, self multilation as a sign of mourning; punishments for adultery and what happens to pipes and bundles when their owners die; and the loss of old ...
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    He gives an account of the Sioux participation in the War of 1812 on the side of the British, and the Sioux interpretation of the reward promised them by the British Crown; tells the history and whereabouts of the King ...
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    He tells a story of a woman who was taken prisoner and carried off to live in an enemy camp; her treachery against her brothers and husband when they came to rescue her; how she was killed by her own mother because of her ...
  • Provost, Sally; Smith, Johnny (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-03-07)
    Discussion of various topics: traditional life and the changes brought about by the treaties; Crowfoot and the taking of Treaty 7; alcohol, and the problems it has brought; the surrender of reserve land.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-07-07)
    Consists of an interview on making tools for working on hides; the making of bows and arrows; some specialized arrows; the uses of various pelts.
  • Thunder 
    First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-08-19)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he tells the story about the origin of thunder.
  • Chocan, Wilfred; Chocan, Harriet; Mountain, Mary; Baker, Iris (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-06-07)
    An interview with Wilfred and Harriet Chocan about the joys and challenges in their lives from childbirth to caring for the elderly and death.