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  • Kaskamin, John; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-07)
    John Kaskamin, age 70 at time of interview, describes signing of Treaty 8, and promises made; requests for reserve at Fort Chipewyan for hunting and trapping; and frustration at failure to make progress on this.
  • Cheechum, Joseph; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-11-03)
    Relationship between Gregoire Lake and Clearwater Lake Reserves and the settlement at Waterways. (Fort McMurray band). Discovery of Gregoire Lake.
  • Cree, Julian; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-10)
    An 85-year-old member of Fort McMurray band describes promises of reserve at Waterways, and the breaking of treaty promises regarding fishing and hunting rights.
  • Boucher, Louis; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-06)
    An interview which discusses the signing of Treaty 8: understanding of promises made, the establishment of Wood Buffalo Natural Park, and the need for a reserve at Fort Chipewyan for trapping and hunting.
  • Sparklingeyes, Marcus; Faval, Etienne; Shirt, Peter; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-06-03)
    Three elders from Goodfish Lake Reserve talk about problems of defining accurate boundaries, their rights to a timber berth, and hay meadows which they believe are part of their reserve.
  • Quinn, Maurice; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-04-18)
    Tells how his 'grandfathers' left the Papaschase Reserve and moved to Beaver Lake and then to the Saddle Lake Reserve.
  • Grandjambe, Michael; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-14)
    Mr. Grandjambe, 80 years old when interviewed, was formerly a trapper. He describes his understanding of the treaty promises.
  • Laboucan, Ned; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-29)
    This 75 year old man describes changes brought about by Treaty #8; promises of reserve at Prairie Lake; and confusion over treaty status of many northern people.
  • Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976)
    This is a lucid and informative essay which outlines the interviewer's approach. He succinctly describes the strengths and weaknesses of oral history, and the difficulties which may be encountered in this field. Includes ...
  • Lightning, Phillip; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-04-11)
    Tells stories from his father and grandfather of the signing of Treaty #6 and of Indian life before that time.
  • MacDonald, Phillip; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Lifetime chief of the Fort MacKay band gives a brief account of the signing of Treaty 8; talks about Fort MacKay band reserves, how they are located a long way from Fort MacKay where people reside.
  • Labacane, Pierre; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974)
    Mr. Labacane, a 55-yr. old member of Whitefish Lake band, explains the need for a reserve at Lubicon Lake.
  • Rain, Louis; Lightning, Richard; Price, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974)
    An overall summary of Treaty #6, the hows and whys of the difference in interpretation between Indian and non-Indian, based on field interviews and historical documents.
  • Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-02-13)
    Nine elders in discussion at Saddle Lake Reserve. They talk about aspects of life before contact with whites, Treaty #6, the history of amalgamations and land sales, and a traditional story of a boy raised by buffalo.
  • Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976)
    A summary of interviews conducted with several elders concerning Treaty 6 and 8. No index terms provided.
  • Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-04-10)
    The speaker tells of the difficulties he has encountered in meeting with other Indians to discuss violations of Treaty #8.
  • MacDonald, William; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-09)
    Negotiations of Treaty #8 regarding promises made, and requests for reserve land at Fort MacKay.
  • Okeymaw, William; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-03-27)
    William Okeymaw was 12 years old at the time when he attended the Treaty #8 negotiations. He describes the negotiations and his understanding of the promises made; the role of the missionaries; talks of some of the Indian ...
  • Roberts, Willie; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-14)
    This 64 year old resident of Beaver Ranch Reserve gives his understanding of the treaty promises.