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  • Williams, Abram; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-08)
    Consists of an interview with Abram Williams where he gives an account of divining for water as well as an account of Longhouse ceremonies.
  • Clegg, Ada; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-04)
    Brief description of the Hamatsa ritual.
  • Black Plume, Bob; Hellson, John; Black Plume, Mrs. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1967-11)
    Bob Black Plume talks about the various Blood Societies.
  • Thurgood, Ranald; Hagar, Alvin (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-09)
    Consists of an interview where he gives an account of experiences in World War II. He also talks about gathering and preparation of wild rice.
  • Whitecalf, Annie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-10)
    Interview includes an assortment of stories about animals and animal omens, floods and the Legend of Sounding Lake.
  • York, Annie; Urquhart, Arthur; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    Consists of an interview that tells of the arrival of Simon Fraser amongst the Thompson Indians. Annie York discusses the life of her grandfather and speaks at great length of her devotion to the Christian religion.
  • Meawasige, Bill; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08-03)
    Consists of an interview with Bill Meawasige where he gives a general account of his life.
  • 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; ...
  • Solomon, Casper; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
    Consists of an interview where he gives a description of naming ceremonies, explains the significance of "grandfathers" in Indian sprituality, and recounts several ghost stories.
  • Pratt, Clara; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-30)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of reserve life. She gives a description of Indian games and tells of the establishment of the Gordon Reserve, Saskatchewan
  • Keeshig, Jocelyn; Meawasige, Dora (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-12)
    Consists of an interview with Dora Meawasige where she gives a general account of reservation life and life while trapping in the bush.
  • 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.
  • Thurgood, Ranald; Rush, Ella (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-04-08)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of Longhouse ceremonies and beliefs. She also gives an account of Longhouse funeral practices.
  • McLeod, Elmira; Thurgood, Ranald (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-06-28)
    Consists of an interview with Elmira McLeod where she gives general reminiscences about her childhood as well as recounting stories that she heard as a child.
  • Gattie, Elsie; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of the personal friendship between her grandfather and Mackenzie King.
  • Owl, Eva; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-26)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a lengthy discourse on Indian medicines. She also gives a description of basket making and an account of being lost in the woods.
  • Windsor, Evelyn Victoria; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-07)
    General reminiscences of her life and work.
  • Harper, Francis; Mountain, Mary; Baker, Iris (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-06-20)
    Interview includes a discussion of the role of spirit powers in the traditional lifestyle. Also included is a description of inter-tribal interaction involving feats of bravery.
  • First Rider, George; Waterchief, Marie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he gives a brief mention of how names are acquired. NOTE: Date of interview not given, possibly between 1960 and 1970. Marie Waterchief, interpreter.
  • 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 ...