Browsing by Subject "Names (Personal) -- Significance of"

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Browsing by Subject "Names (Personal) -- Significance of"

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  • Solway, Adam; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-29)
    This is a continuation of an interview with Adam Solway on January 29, 1983 on the Blackfoot Reserve.
  • 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.
  • Bear, Eli; Kanipitetew, Jim; Sugar, Felix; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-09-26)
    Elders discuss a variety of matters relating to Indian culture and traditions and what can be done to retain or regain these. Most topics are touched on only briefly
  • 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.
  • Thompson, John; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-11)
    Gives Indian words for a variety of English terms. Explains significance of dance cycles.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Carter, Marion; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-30)
    Mrs. Carter tells a story of her life. She talks of the traditional way of living; residential schools and tells how she was given her name. During the interview she also relates a tale from her grandfather about the ...
  • Goodstriker, Rufus; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-02-14)
    An interview with Rufus Goodstriker, born in 1924 on the Blood Indian Reserve and attended a residential school. He tells of the origins and significance of the transfer of Indian names, especially within his own family. ...
  • 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.