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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.
  • 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)
  • 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
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-04-10)
    Consists of an interview that includes detailed descriptions of plant remedies; a story of Striped Walker who killed a Cree; the difference between medicines that are discovered and those that are revealed in dreams.
  • Crow, Jack; Yellowhorn, Albert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-01-01)
    A discussion of Treaty #7 as remembered by Mr. Jack Crow from information given to him by his parents.
  • Chamberlain, Peter; Chamberlain, Agnes; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09)
    Locates some Indian campsites on the interviewer's map; gives Indian names for various geographical points. Some discussion of certain Indian beliefs pertaining to a type of magical healing.
  • Unknown author (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Elders discuss: loss of respect for elders; loss of traditions; problems with younger generation; alcohol-related problems; traditional hunting and trapping lifestyle. Story of woman who feigned pregnancy in order to get ...