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  • Solway, Adam; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-29)
    Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He ...
  • Fosseneuve, Charles; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-08-18)
    A long time resident of Cumberland House talks about conditions in the area during the years that Jim Brady was living there.
  • Ahenakew, Lizette; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-21)
    She was born on the Little Pine Reserve, the first girl from that reserve to attend high school. She tells of some childhood memories; naming ceremonies; significance of Indian names; the training of children, especially ...
  • Siwallace, Margaret; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1960)
    Consists of an interview with Margaret Siwallace where she mentions a flood legend of her people. She briefly describes the initital encounter of her people with Alexander MacKenzie.
  • Wolfleg, Mark (Sr.); Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-24)
    Mark Wolfleg talks about the Blackfoot interpretation of the terms of Treaty #7; also the roles of the Crowfoot and a group of Metis in taking Treaty #7. He also talks about his overseas experiences during World War II.
  • Davidson, (Florence) Bob, Mrs. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1967)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses arranged marriages in her youth and the artistic tradition in her family.
  • Hall, Mrs. Ralph; Hall, Lisette; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1966)
    Consists of an interview where she tells of an encounter between James Douglas and the Indians. She also discusses various early missionaries who came to her people.
  • Bishop, Rod; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-07-06)
    Rod Bishop was raised in Green Lake, Saskatchewan Upon returning to Saskatchewan in the early 1960s, he became involved in the reorganization of the Metis Association of Saskatchewan and was vice president of the amalgamated ...
  • Wilson, Solomon; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969)
    Consists of an interview where he discusses a battle between the Haida and an unspecified tribe. He mentions the first contact with non-Indians.