Browsing by Subject "Non-Indians -- First contact with"

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Browsing by Subject "Non-Indians -- First contact with"

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  • 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.
  • Wheatley, Ted; Benedict, Ernest; Nogongiig, Angus; Dumont, Jim; Thomas, Johnny; Osawamick, Sam; Fox, Alex; Tootoosis, John; Bruce, Louis; Fiddler, Sid; Tobacco, Lawrence; Fox, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Robert, Chief Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
    The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role of elders as a source of knowledge.
  • Metchewais, Alexander; Jacko, Dominic (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972-11-22)
    Brief summaries of interviews with three Cold Lake elders, touching on a variety of topics.
  • Ireland, Max; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-27)
    Consists of an interview where he tells of legends concerning the arrival of white men in North America; Parallels to the Norse (Viking) sagas -- (Is this possibly an example of the oral tradition presenting the Indian ...
  • 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.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-11-21)
    Interview includes a biographical account of Antoine Lonesinger's life that includes stories about farming, trapping, house construction and the making of charcoal and lime. He also tells of the murder of an Indian Agent ...
  • Bad Man; Shade, Harry (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01)
    Bad Man gives an account of the arrival of white men, acceptance of treaty by Bloods, and subsequent lease of land by Mormons.
  • Scow, William, (Chief); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1967)
  • Joe, Clarence; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1965)
    Consists of an interview where Clarence Joe speaks of the conversion of the Sechelt Indians to Roman Catholicism and he discusses at various points the industry and initiative of the Sechelt Indians.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); ask hkapimuxta da (Walking Earth) (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-07-04)
    Consists of an interview that gives a general account of traditional lifestyle.
  • Green, Hersel; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-18)
    Consists of an interview where he talks about different groupings in Mohawk society. This transcript illustrates some of the difficulties encountered when relying too closely on the oral history tradition. He also gives ...
  • 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).
  • Roy, Josephine; Baskin, Cyndy (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-24)
    Consists of an interview with Josephine Roy where she gives a description of Indian medicine.
  • Somers, Lydia; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08-04)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a description of grandfather making birch bark canoes.
  • Victor, Maggie; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1965)
    Consists of an interview where she shares general reminiscences of her life.
  • 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.
  • Wemigwans, Mary; Baskin, Cyndy (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a brief account of life in a residential school.
  • 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.