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  • Harper, Francis; Mountain, Mary; Baker, Iris (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-06-20)
    Interview includes a discussion of the role of spirit powers in the traditional lifestyle. Also included is a description of inter-tribal interaction involving feats of bravery.
  • One Spot, Mary; One Spot, Frank; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-05)
    Frank and Mary One Spot give a general account of the movement of the Sarcee Indians.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-12-02)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he gives a description of the physical effects of syphilis and also tells how names are given.
  • 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.
  • McKee, Jane; Baskin, Cyndy (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of native use of plants for medicine. She tells of prophecies concerning the arrival of the white man and general accounts of her life in the bush.
  • Chief, Jimmy; Chief, Charlie; LittlePopular, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-19)
    Interview of the grandsons of Little Bear who discuss lifestyle. They tell stories about Cree raids on Blackfoot;the hanging of Little Bear and murder of a storekeeper's son by a medicine man. Interpreter by Alphonse Littlepoplar.
  • Chief, Jimmy; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-23)
    The interview includes a story of the Grandson of Little Bear was was hung for his part in the Frog Lake massacre. Other stories included the tale of Chuh Chuh,a warrior who scalped a Blackfoot Chief; stories of medicine ...
  • Clemine, Joe C.; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1965)
    Consists of an interview where Joe Clemine reminiscences about his early life. He mentions a smallpox epidemic which occurred in his grandfather's time and tells of a battle between the Chilcotin and Cree Indians.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Paskimin "Burst Berry" (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-07-30)
    Consists of an interview where he gives an account of an unidentified skirmish between the Cree and the Blackfoot.
  • Chamberlain, Peter; Chamberlain, Agnes; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09)
    Gives Indian names for various geographical features; and discusses family relationships.
  • Harper, Pierre; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-08-06)
    Interview of Mr. Harper that includes stories about the Lousy Ones and Scar Face.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1968-11-05)
    Consists of an interview about various aspects of the Pigeon Society; the role of various members; women in the society; competing for wives; the Crow Carriers Society; the Brave Society including a story of a fight against ...
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1968-10-24)
    Consists of an interview about the acquisition of the Pigeon Society by the Blood Indians; the ceremonials of the Pigeon Society, including the transfer of bundles.
  • 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.
  • Hanuse, Roy; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-28)
    Describes an encounter with a sasquatch. Description of the Hamatsa dance ceremony.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 boy given supernatural powers by the bears and of his subsequent success as a healer of his own wounds and those of other people or animals.
  • Wilson, Solomon; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969)
    Consists of an interview where he discusses a battle between the Haida and an unspecified tribe. He mentions the first contact with non-Indians.
  • First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-01-21)
    Consists of an interview about the tipis of the Blood Indians; hide preparation, cutting of poles, erection, decoration, furnishing. Also includes some information on transportation by horse and travois.