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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.
  • 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)
    Elders stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people. Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
  • 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.
  • Whitecalf, Annie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-19)
    Interview includes stories of traditional life including ceremonies, dances, burials, hunting, and spirits.
  • 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; 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)
    Interview includes the stories of a raid on the Blackfoot and the struggle for supremacy between two medicine men. (Transcribed by J. Greenwood)
  • Tasse, Edith; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-13)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses Medicine Men and their purported powers. She briefly mentions Indian superstitions (being born with a caul on her face; being the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter).
  • Mishibinijima, Alfred (Albert); Benton, Eddie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984)
    Side A of this tape has not been translated into English. Side B is a conference about Ojibway legends of creation, flood and migration and how these compare to the legends of other peoples. Also talks about the origins ...
  • 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, 1969-06-27)
    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 ...
  • Contin, Howard; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-28)
    Consists of an interview where he briefly mentions "bear-walking" (curse by an evil medicine man).
  • Brady, James (Jim); Davis, Art (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1960)
    A general account of the life of Jim Brady and his account of the Riel Rebellion of 1885.
  • 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.
  • Chief, Jimmy; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-23)
    The interview includes a story of the Grandson of Little Bear was was hung for his part in the Frog Lake massacre. Other stories included the tale of Chuh Chuh,a warrior who scalped a Blackfoot Chief; stories of medicine ...
  • Dehart, Shelagh, (Mrs.); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1964-11-08)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses the historical movement of the Shuswap people and the meeting of the Shuswaps with David Thompson.
  • Robinson, Rachel; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-19)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of a wolf killing the pet dog when she was a child.
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    Robert Goodvoice tells a story about the journey of a group of Sioux from the United States to Canada, through Portage la Prairie, Manitoba to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He tells of a settlement of the Wahpaton (Round ...
  • 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).

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