Browsing by Subject "Medicine and curing practices -- Rituals"

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-09-09)
    Interview with Antoine Lonesinger, who tells stories of escapes from Blackfoot and the use of spirits and evil powers.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-10-18)
    Interview includes stories of attacks on women by Blackfoot and Cree raiders. It also includes the story of the acquisition of the Sioux Dance (or Grass Dance) from the bone grass spirits.
  • Chief, Charlie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-11)
    Interview of Charlie Chief who discusses the a Grass Dance, Round Dance and Sioux Dance (including songs). Also included are songs. The discusses the difference between old and new ways. Alphonse Littlepoplar is the ...
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Coming Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-07-23)
    Consists of an interview where he shares a story of the origin of death. He also gives an account of healing practices.
  • Bear, Eli; Kanipitetew, Jim; Sugar, Felix; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-09-26)
    Elders discuss a variety of matters relating to Indian culture and traditions and what can be done to retain or regain these. Most topics are touched on only briefly
  • Pooyak, Eli; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-22)
    Interview includes stories about the origin of the Sioux Dance and tales about the Sliding and Drumming hills.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-09-11)
    Consists of an interview with Fine Day where he describes the transferal of bundles. He also describes power acquired from spirits and through fasting.
  • First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave; Greenwood, Joanne (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970-03-21)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he discusses the construction and rituals connected with Holy Lodges. Note: Dave Melting Tallow, interpreter. Joanne Greenwood, transcriber.
  • Melting Tallow, Dave; Black, Francis (1967-02-09)
    A bundle transfer ceremony is discussed as well as a brief description of an Indian healing ceremony.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-06-27)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider about his father, who was called Dog Child. He gives an account of how his father got his name and also gives an account of his father's riding escapades. He tells the story ...
  • Panamick, Jim; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-03-31)
    Jim Panamick describes working in a lumber camp, how to play an Indian game with a bat and ball, and tells stories of medicine men and curses. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Ernest Debassigae.
  • Williames, Tracie, (Mrs.); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1964-11)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses the migration of the Shuswap Indians into the Kootenay Valley.
  • 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.
  • Chocan, Wilfred; Chocan, Harriet; Mountain, Mary; Baker, Iris (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-06-07)
    An interview with Wilfred and Harriet Chocan about the joys and challenges in their lives from childbirth to caring for the elderly and death.