Browsing by Subject "Depression (1930s)"

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  • Williams, Abram; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-08)
    Consists of an interview with Abram Williams where he gives an account of divining for water as well as an account of Longhouse ceremonies.
  • Bishop, Alec; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-09)
    Mr. Bishop is a long time resident of Green Lake, Saskatchewan He talks about problems in the area, his work for the Metis people and his impressions of Malcolm Norris and Howard Adams.
  • Antoine, Alphonse; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-03)
    An interview with Antoine Alphonse who gives an account of his life. Interpreter: Ernest Debassigae ; transcriber: Joanne Greenwood.
  • Vandale, Caroline; Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-11)
    Mrs. Vandale was born in Carlton in 1902. She shares what her father told her about the cause of the Riel Rebellion. She also talks about the Metis people in relation to the Depression, WWI, WWII, and the attitudes of ...
  • Keeshig, Jocelyn; Meawasige, Dora (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-12)
    Consists of an interview with Dora Meawasige where she gives a general account of reservation life and life while trapping in the bush.
  • Tasse, Edith; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-13)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of plants and herbs used as medicine; and gives a description of basket making procedures.
  • Thurgood, Ranald; McLeod, Elmira (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of ghost stories and superstitions.
  • Debassigae, Ernest; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-02-16)
    An interview with Ernest Debassigae who gives his opinion of the education of Indian people, the role of Indians in the Canadian military and in the Canadian constitution. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
  • Byce, Gordon; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08-18)
    Consists of an interview where he gives a general account of traditional native values.
  • Green, Hersel; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-18)
    Consists of an interview where he talks about different groupings in Mohawk society. This transcript illustrates some of the difficulties encountered when relying too closely on the oral history tradition. He also gives ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Garneau, Louis; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-08-08)
    Louis Garneau was a cousin of Jim Brady and spent much of his youth with Jim. He speaks of working in the north during the 20s and 30s and of his recollections of Jim's family and political interests.
  • Somers, Lydia; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08-04)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a description of grandfather making birch bark canoes.
  • Jeffries, Margaret; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08-05)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of life in a residential school.
  • Taylor, Marie; Lee, Jamie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-09)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a very brief description of life during the Depression.
  • Ireland, Max; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-27)
    Consists of an interview where he gives accounts of storytelling amongst the Oneida; accounts of the educational system and its abuses.
  • McDougall, Mederic; Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-12)
    Mr. McDougall is descended from French and Scottish halfbreeds and is active in the Metis Society of Saskatchewan. He gives an account of the Metis way of life and philosophy, the Riel Rebellion, shares memories of WWI, ...