Browsing by Subject "Power -- From dreams and visions"

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  • Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
    Elders discuss the loss of traditional religion and values; the relationship between traditional religions and Christian religions; some stories of the creation and the flood.
  • 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)
    Elders stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people. Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Baptiste, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-11-01)
    Interview includes stories about a Cree band who avenged the killing of a young boy by the Blackfoot. He tells of his grandfather who helped a Cree raiding party find food.
  • 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.
  • 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; 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 ...
  • First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970-03-04)
    Consists of an interview on the origins of the Holy Lodge; the story of the Holy Turnip (same story as IH-AA.020); the story of the elk woman and her jealous husband; the story of the widows who offered themselves to the ...
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-04-18)
    An account of George First Rider's initiation into the Horn Society. (this is the conclusion of the account given on IH-AA.081).
  • Many Guns, Cecile (Grassy Water); Buffalo, Annie (Bear Child); Provost, Dila; Yellowhorn, Albert Sr. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Discussion of several topics: taking of Treaty #7, boundaries of Peigan Reserve; permit system; traditional curing practices; obtaining paint for ceremonials; significance of rocks in Blackfoot culture; how the Blackfoot ...
  • Simon, James; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-04)
    An interview with James Simon who talks about some of his paintings and his sources of inspiration which include Indian religion and legends. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Ernest Debassigae.
  • Duquette, Joe; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-17)
    Joe Duquette, born 1904, on Mistawasis Reserve, never attended school, completely self-educated. Now Senator of F.S.I. and involved in teaching and counselling young people. He tells the story of his arranged marriage.
  • 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 ...
  • Chief, Lloyd; Mountain, Mary; Baker, Iris; Group of White Teachers (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-06-17)
    An interview with the grandson of Misihew and great-grandson of Seekaskootch, Mr. Lloyd Chief. During the interview, Mr. Chief discusses a variety of subjects including: leadership qualities; intertribal wars of the Cree ...
  • Adams, Mavis J.; Burrs, Mick (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-09-30)
    Mrs. Adams is a retired white schoolteacher and was 69 years old at the time of the interview. She tells of her induction as an honorary chief of the Blackfoot reserve and shares her experiences among the Blackfoot.
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-10-07)
    He tells a story about the origins of the Dakota (Sioux) guardian spirit and his powers; and how Iktomi differs from the equivalent Cree spirit power (Wisakedjak).
  • 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.
  • First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave; Greenwood, Joanne (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-03-05)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he tells the story of the origin of the first Holy Lodge. (A continuation from AA.027) He also tells of the modifications to the Holy Lodge ceremony, the origins of ...
  • Chocan, Wilfred; Chocan, Harriet; Mountain, Mary; Baker, Iris (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-06-07)
    An interview with Wilfred and Harriet Chocan about the joys and challenges in their lives from childbirth to caring for the elderly and death.