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  • John Cook 
    Cook, John; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-14)
    John Cook gives his impressions of Jim Brady and Malcolm Norris. He talks about the effects of welfare on the northern way of life and the government programs in the north.
  • Emms, John; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-03-16)
    John Emms was an Indian agent for the federal government. He talks about work in the Kamsack area as a community development officer. He also disusses attitudes within the Indian Affairs department and the CCF/NDP governments' ...
  • Phelps, J.L.; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-06-26)
    Mr. Phelps was the Minister of Natural Resources in the Saskatchewan CCF government from 1944 to 1948. He speaks of attempts to replace welfare in the north with programs for fish and fur marketing.
  • MacAuley, Joseph R., Sr.; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-08-19)
    Mr. MacAuley tells of the changes that have taken place in Cumberland House including the increase in crime and alcoholism.
  • Cook, Lawrence; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-08-18)
    Lawrence Cook knew Jim Brady in 1949/50. He talks about the CCF government policies and how the people reacted to them, the Legion, and the various Co-op efforts that were tried in Cumberland. He is the only informant to ...
  • Pambrun, Leonard Frank; Arnault, Brenda (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-03-14)
    Interview is a general account of his life. He describes his role in local Metis organization.
  • Dillon, Marion; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-23)
    An interview that includes stories of hunting, trading and food gathering. Also included are stories about the Frog Lake massacre and Wihtiko (cannibal monster)
  • Jacobson, Mary (Mrs.); Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-08-03)
    Consists of an interview with Mary Jacobson, the daughter of a Hudson's Bay manager. She talks about job discrimination against Indian and Metis, how welfare payments have destroyed the old way of life and tells a story ...
  • 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.
  • Clarke, Phyllis; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-06-14)
    Phyllis Clarke was a member of the Communist party and political associate of Norris and Brady. She talks about the political atmosphere in the Prince Albert area in the fifties as well as the political beliefs and ...
  • Carriere, Pierre; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-08-18)
    Pierre Carriere was a close friend of Jim Brady. He talks about the history of Cumberland House, social life as it changed from the pre-war period to the present ; Jim Brady's role as a leader in the community ; the fishing ...
  • Dorion, Pierre; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976)
    Pierre Dorion was a young boy when Jim Brady was living in Cumberland House from 1948-1951. Dorion talks about Brady's attempts to organize a Metis Society and his efforts to get people jobs in the area.
  • Unknown author (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Elders discuss: loss of respect for elders; loss of traditions; problems with younger generation; alcohol-related problems; traditional hunting and trapping lifestyle. Story of woman who feigned pregnancy in order to get ...
  • Major, Thomas; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-03-14)
    Thomas Major was one of the Metis involved in the early Metis organizations of the province.
  • Unknown author (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    This is a statement of grievances presented to the federal government by the Yukon Indians in 1973.
  • Fiddler, Tom; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-13)
    Tom Fiddler discusses the early meetings of the Metis Association and his impressions of Malcolm Norris.
  • Atimoyoo, Smith; Broba, Harry; Lachance, Choco; Tootoosis, Ernest; Bonaise, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1971-10)
    Elders present songs and prayers with discussion about the loss of traditions and values, evils of alcohol, role of elders, etc. Also stories of adventures in intertribal warfare ; a story of a man who married a thunderwoman.