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    • 1978 Education and Elders Conference 1 

      Eshkawkogan, Dominic; Agounie, Norman; McGregor, Jim; Owl, Wilfred; Wakegijig, Ron; Atimoyoo, Smith (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-02)
      A conference where several speakers discuss the role of elders in educating young people and the loss of respect for the elders in modern Indian society. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
    • 1978 Education and Elders Conference 2 

      McGregor, Jim; Nokis, Leonard; Newberry, Ed; Mahdabee, Lawrence; Owl, Wildred; Chiblow, Chief; Pitwanikwat, Violet (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-02)
      A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
    • 1980 Elders Conference 

      Daniels, George; Assinewia, Max; Benedict, Ernest; David, Moses; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Wheatley, Ted (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1980-08-27)
      A conference where elders discuss the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine. Stress role of elders in passing on this tradition. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
    • 1981 Elders' Conference 1/4 

      Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
      A conference discussing Indian and Christian creation myths, reflections on education and religion, comparison of Indian and non-Indian values, and the loss of traditional values and beliefs and the movement to recover them.
    • 1981 Elders' Conference 2/4 

      Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
      Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
    • 1981 Elders' Conference 4/4 

      Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
      A conference about prophecies and the recovery of traditional values, the role of Elders in the community, and the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine.
    • 1982 Elders Conference 4/5 

      Wheatley, Ted; Osawamick, Sam; Debassigae, Ernest; Yellowhead, Joe; Assinewe, Kate; Wakegijig, Ron; Atkinson, Herman; Neilson, Charlie; Mecas, James; Pine, Dan; Bruce, Louis; Knockwood, Noel; Pontiac, Angus; Tootoosis, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08)
      A conference discussing comparison of Indian and Christian religions and religious ceremonies, traditional songs and dances, and history of Europeans in North America from the Indian viewpoint.
    • Adam Solway interview 1 

      Solway, Adam; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-29)
      Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He ...
    • Cora Sanderson interview 

      Sanderson, Cora; Fietz, Janet R.; McKay, Archdeacon J.E. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-09-23)
      Cora Sanderson and Archdeacon J.E. McKay tell of their lives in the bush and in La Ronge.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 1 

      Kanipitetew, Jim; Waskewitch, James; Ochapooways, Daniel; Pesim, Jim; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972)
      Elders discuss: payment for chiefs; conduct of and assistance at ceremonies; need for respect towards ceremonies and ceremonial locations. No date given, probably in the early 1970's.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 10 

      Buffalo Calf, Charley; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Stick, Alex; Bear, Eli; Kanipitetew, Jim; Lariviere, Jonas; Morningstar, George; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Mrs.; Child, Mrs. Alec; Paskimin, Eva (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
      Discussion by Elders who express regrets at loss of traditional customs and values and desire a return of schools on reserves ; a need to preserve Indian ceremonies and Indian medicines ; concerns about problems with alcohol ...
    • Cree Elders Workshop 2 

      Kanipitetew, Jim; Bear, Eli; Dustyhorn, Pius; Ochapooways, Daniel; King, Andrew; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-09-26)
      Wide-ranging discussion among elders touching on many topics including kinship; illegitimate children; ceremonialism; the role of the elder; financing the elder who incurs some costs associated with the organization of a ...
    • Cree Elders Workshop 5 

      Buffalo Calf, Charley; Lonethunder, Sandy; Ryder, Jim; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Stanley, Lloyd; Kennedy, Alex B.; Bear, Eli; Atimoyoo, Smith; Kanipitetew, Jim; Lariviere, Jonas; Morningstar, George; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Albert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-29)
      Elders discuss contemporary problems. Recurring themes are: problems with alcohol; education by whites from an early age; need to return to traditional teaching by elders in combination with white education.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 6 

      Lonethunder, Sandy; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Waskewitch, Mrs. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
      Elders discuss concerns regarding: loss of Indian culture and traditions; failure to educate young Indians in traditional ways; young well-educated chiefs who will not take advice from elders.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 7 

      Buffalo Calf, Charley; Bonaise, Alex; Lariviere, Jonas; Rockthunder, John; Star, Mr. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
      Elders speak of their concerns regarding leadership on the reserves; new young leaders with education but no experience who ignore the elders and their advice; the failure to educate the young in traditional Indian ways.
    • Cree Elders Workshop 8 

      Lonethunder, Sandy; Ryder, Jim; Hoostie, Jim; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Kennedy, Alex B.; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Albert; Star, Mr.; Gaforth, Aubrey (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
      Discussion of the educational system: relative merits of day schools, residential schools, integrated schools, etc.; need for inclusion of Indian culture into the curriculum at all levels ; the role of the elder as teacher.
    • Cree Married Couples Workshop 4 

      Machiskenis, Joe; Mantee, George (Mrs.); Pelletier, Dan (Mrs.); Sugar, Felix (Mrs.); Crookedneck, James (Mrs.); Kanipitetew, Jim (Mrs.); Stanley, J. B. (Mrs.); Wapass, Bella (Mrs.); Waskewitch, Mrs.; Paguet, Mabel; Bonaise, Grace; Tobacco, Lawrence (Mrs.); Poorman, Alex (Mrs.); Laliberte, Ed; Lariviere, Jonas; Wapass, Bill; Kanipitetew, Jim; Thunderchild, Ed; Lewis, Morris; Ashawn, Thomas (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-13)
      Discussion of: Role of elders in setting young people on the right road ; Importance of breast-feeding and giving up alcohol ; Need for a tipi on each reserve, to be kept for prayer, pipe ceremonies and the counselling of ...
    • Elderly Ladies Workshop 3 

      Pelletier, Dan; Roberts, Harold (Mrs.); Roberts, Harold; Atimoyoo, Smith (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972-12)
      Elders, men and women, reminisce on their early lives involving hard work and strict discipline and voice regrets that the young people of today are not given enough guidance.
    • Elderly Ladies Workshop 4 

      Morningstar, George (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972-12)
      Discussion of the need to preserve dances and other ceremonies in their original format and to show respect for them. No date given, probably Dec. 5-8, 1972 like the other files in this series.
    • Evaluations 

      Mosquito, Solomon; Crowe, Jim; Machinine, Joe; Duquette, Joe; Dustyhorn, Pius (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-12-14)
      Summaries of a number of speeches on topics such as loss of Indian culture and values, problems with alcohol, a need to return to the old ways, etc.