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  • Eshkawkogan, Dominic; Agounie, Norman; McGregor, Jim; Owl, Wilfred; Wakegijig, Ron; Atimoyoo, Smith (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-02)
    A conference where several speakers discuss the role of elders in educating young people and the loss of respect for the elders in modern Indian society. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
  • Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
    Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
  • 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.
  • Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
    A conference about prophecies and the recovery of traditional values, the role of Elders in the community, and the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine.
  • 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 discuss traditional religion, it's relationship to Christian religions and its place in traditional healing practices.
  • 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.
  • Wheatley, Ted; Benedict, Ernest; Nogongiig, Angus; Dumont, Jim; Thomas, Johnny; Osawamick, Sam; Fox, Alex; Tootoosis, John; Bruce, Louis; Fiddler, Sid; Tobacco, Lawrence; Box, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Roberts, Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
    Talks of a prophecy about serpents which will fight over the Earth ; Hopi prophecies about the coming of the white man ; emphasis for unity among Indian peoples ; importance of living in harmony with nature ; and biblical ...
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Mishibinijima, Alfred (Albert); Benton, Eddie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984)
    Side A of this tape has not been translated into English. Side B is a conference about Ojibway legends of creation, flood and migration and how these compare to the legends of other peoples. Also talks about the origins ...
  • 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.
  • Pine, Fred; Nickerson, Roger; McLeod, Janice (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-01-10)
    Fred Pine discusses his experiences in the First and Second World War.
  • 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.
  • Panamick, Jim; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-03-31)
    Jim Panamick describes working in a lumber camp, how to play an Indian game with a bat and ball, and tells stories of medicine men and curses. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Ernest Debassigae.
  • Assinewe, Kate; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-02)
    An interview with Kate Assinewe who gives an account of her life. Interpreter: Ernest Debassigae ; transcriber: Joanne Greenwood.
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    He tells a number of stories of people and objects which were lost, and how they were found with the help of "people with the power to find things" (prophets).
  • Provost, Sally; Smith, Johnny (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-03-07)
    Discussion of various topics: traditional life and the changes brought about by the treaties; Crowfoot and the taking of Treaty 7; alcohol, and the problems it has brought; the surrender of reserve land.
  • 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 ...