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Browsing by Subject "Names (Personal) -- Origins of"

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  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-06-20)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he talks about his childhood and lack of schooling, his development of horsemanship, his membership in holy societies and his alcoholism.
  • Mackay, George; Whiteway, Mr.; Stobie, Margaret (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970)
    Discussion on the origin of proper names and some Indian beliefs. No date given, probably in the 1970's.
  • Smith, Hilda; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-26)
    General reminiscences about her life. Describes certain customs associated with death.
  • Contin, Howard; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-28)
    Consists of an interview where he briefly mentions "bear-walking" (curse by an evil medicine man).
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    First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-12-03)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he describes how knives and arrows are made and gives a description of hunting techniques. He also gives a description of various foods obtained from animals, and the ...
  • Mason, James; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-07)
    Consists of an interview where he gives an account of the Ojibway flood legend; the migration of Ojibway Indians; and attitudes towards integration.
  • Panamick, Jim; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-03-31)
    Jim Panamick describes working in a lumber camp, how to play an Indian game with a bat and ball, and tells stories of medicine men and curses. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Ernest Debassigae.
  • Belly, Joe (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-09)
    Mr. Belly tells four stories during the interview. He first describes the origins of his name. The following two stories are animal tales: the first is about the illegal killing of moose and the second describes how a ...
  • Petatagoose, Julia; King, Nora; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-06)
    Two women tell their stories of growing up on Whitefish Lake Reserve. Transcriber : Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Mary Lou Fox.
  • Green, Kathrena (Rena); Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-29)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of life in residential school and some experiences in Toronto.
  • Wolfleg, Mark (Sr.); Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-24)
    This is an interview with Mark Wolfleg held on the Blackfoot Reserve.
  • Wolfleg, Mark (Sr.); Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-24)
    Mark Wolfleg talks about the Blackfoot interpretation of the terms of Treaty #7; also the roles of the Crowfoot and a group of Metis in taking Treaty #7. He also talks about his overseas experiences during World War II.
  • Wemigwans, Mary; Baskin, Cyndy (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a brief account of life in a residential school.
  • Adams, Mavis J.; Burrs, Mick (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-09-30)
    Mrs. Adams is a retired white schoolteacher and was 69 years old at the time of the interview. She tells of her induction as an honorary chief of the Blackfoot reserve and shares her experiences among the Blackfoot.
  • Redmond, Mildred; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-21)
    Consists of an interview where she tells of one of her ancestors, captured during the War of 1812, married into the tribe. Early organizer of native groups in Toronto.
  • Jocelyn Keeshig; Froman, Lucinda (Mrs.) (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-19)
    Consists of an interview with Mrs. Lucinda Froman, who is a Mohawk Indian originally from the Six Nations Reserve, Ontario. She gives an account of migration from the United States to Canada. She also talks of encounters ...
  • Hayes, Paul, (Mrs.); Hayes, Annie; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1966-09-02)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses how the Indians acquired various songs and dances.
  • Nashkawa, Norman; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-30)
    Consists of an interview where he gives a general account of his life.
  • Hanuse, Roy; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-28)
    Describes some of the ceremonies associated with the Hamatsa dance. Mentions tidal wave in the aftermath of the Alaska Earthquake.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970-11-30)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he tells the story of a medicine man named Bear Hat (later renamed Curlew). He tells how Bear Hat was revived after serious injury and how Bear Hat healed a young man ...