Browsing by Subject "Medicine men and women -- Healing by"

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  • Black Plume, Bob; Hellson, John; Black Plume, Mrs. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1967-11)
    Bob Black Plume talks about the various Blood Societies.
  • 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.
  • Ireland, Max; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-27)
    Consists of an interview where he tells of legends concerning the arrival of white men in North America; Parallels to the Norse (Viking) sagas -- (Is this possibly an example of the oral tradition presenting the Indian ...
  • Fontaine, Arsene; Marnoch, Ray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-21)
    Arsene Fontaine describes a curing by a medicine man and a brief description of how to make a canoe. She also gives a description of transportation by dog team.
  • 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 ...
  • Solomon, Casper; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
    Consists of an interview where he gives an account of the migration of the Potawatomi Indians and a general description of reserve life; an account of the importance of midwives and a brief description of naming ceremonies; ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chief, Charlie; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-08-08)
    An interview that describes some boyhood memories. The interviewee also describes two dances, the Give Away and Wolf Feast ceremonies.
  • Joe, Clarence; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1965)
    Consists of an interview where Clarence Joe speaks of the conversion of the Sechelt Indians to Roman Catholicism and he discusses at various points the industry and initiative of the Sechelt Indians.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Coming Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-07-17)
    Consists of an interview about a creation myth and some healing practices of medicine men.
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Lee, Jamie; Kneller, Eliza (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-21)
    Consists of an interview where she tells of a frightening trip through the woods as a child.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-04-10)
    Consists of an interview that includes detailed descriptions of plant remedies; a story of Striped Walker who killed a Cree; the difference between medicines that are discovered and those that are revealed in dreams.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-08-23)
    Consists of an interview where Fine Day describes various methods of signaling as well as various healing practices.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-08-31)
    Consists of an interview with Fine Day where he describes a transvestite medicine man. He also gives general reminiscences of traditional lifestyle.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Petatagoose, Julia; King, Nora; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-06)
    Two women tell their stories of growing up on Whitefish Lake Reserve. Transcriber : Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Mary Lou Fox.
  • 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.