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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Baptiste, Archie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-11-04)
    Interview includes stories about a ghost priest and a non-existent camp. Also included is a story of how a lame boy's skill as a medicine man won him a chieftainship and a wife.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Chief, Jimmy; Chief, Charlie; LittlePopular, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-19)
    Interview of the grandsons of Little Bear who discuss lifestyle. They tell stories about Cree raids on Blackfoot;the hanging of Little Bear and murder of a storekeeper's son by a medicine man. Interpreter by Alphonse Littlepoplar.
  • 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.
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-10-07)
    He tells a story about the origins of the Dakota (Sioux) guardian spirit and his powers; and how Iktomi differs from the equivalent Cree spirit power (Wisakedjak).
  • 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.