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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
    Elders discuss the loss of traditional religion and values; the relationship between traditional religions and Christian religions; some stories of the creation and the flood.
  • 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, 1982-08-24)
    A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
  • 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.
  • Wheatley, Ted; Benedict, Ernest; Nogongiig, Angus; Dumont, Jim; Thomas, Johnny; Osawamick, Sam; Fox, Alex; Tootoosis, John; Bruce, Louis; Fiddler, Sid; Tobacco, Lawrence; Fox, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Roberts, Chief Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
    Return to traditional ceremonies ; traditional vs. non-Indian education ; story of a trickster (Woojy Panaquad) ; electoral attitudes and responsibilities.
  • Wheatley, Ted; Benedict, Ernest; Nogongiig, Angus; Dumont, Jim; Thomas, Johnny; Osawamick, Sam; Fox, Alex; Tootoosis, John; Bruce, Louis; Fiddler, Sid; Tobacco, Lawrence; Fox, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Roberts, Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
    Talks about the traditional teacher in the University setting ; proposal for friendship ceremony between Iroquois and Ojibway ; the Iroquois confederacy ; Kootenay plains initiative to return to traditional lifestyles ; ...
  • Wheatley, Ted; Benedict, Ernest; Nogongiig, Angus; Dumont, Jim; Thomas, Johnny; Osawamick, Sam; Fox, Alex; Tootoosis, John; Bruce, Louis; Fiddler, Sid; Tobacco, Lawrence; Fox, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Robert, Chief Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
    The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role of elders as a source of knowledge.
  • 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.
  • Fox, Agnes; Sinclair, Maria; Mountain, Mary; Baker, Iris (1973-11-06)
    Interview includes stories about the power of the medicine man and the abilities to foretell the future. It also includes information regarding traditional attitudes toward education, marriage and lifestyle.
  • Whitehead, Margaret; Alkali Lake Indian Group (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1979-06-05)
    Consists of an interview where the people being interviewed discuss their life at the Mission Indian Residential School.
  • 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 including residential school and serving in two wars.
  • Ferguson, Antoine; Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-17)
    Consists of an interview where he talks about his memories of Gabriel Dumont, the causes of the Riel Rebellion of 1885 and the present day treatment of Metis people.
  • Wilson, Bill; Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-05)
    Bill Wilson was born in Lac La Biche, Alberta in 1934 and raised by Indian people west of Calgary. His father was 3/4 Sioux from the U.S. but his parents broke up when he was little. He discusses his negative attitude ...
  • Johnson, Chris Albert; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-08)
    General account of his life.
  • 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.
  • Johnson, David; Johnson, Celestine; Whitehead, Margaret (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1979-06-07)
    An interview that consists of general reminiscences of their days at the Mission Indian Residential School.
  • 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.
  • Kneller, Eliza; Lee, Jamie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-28)
    Consists of an interview with Eliza Kneller where she discusses her life in the United States. She tells of a premonition of the death of her son.