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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.
  • 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.
  • Chief, Charlie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-11)
    Interview of Charlie Chief who discusses the a Grass Dance, Round Dance and Sioux Dance (including songs). Also included are songs. The discusses the difference between old and new ways. Alphonse Littlepoplar is the ...
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Coming Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-07-23)
    Consists of an interview where he shares a story of the origin of death. He also gives an account of healing practices.
  • Thurgood, Ranald; McLeod, Elmira (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of ghost stories and superstitions.
  • 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 ...
  • Littlewolfe, Maria; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-04)
    Interview includes a story of Maria Littlewolfe's grandfather who died and then returned to life.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-01-06)
    N.B. the translator notes that the Napi stories in this document are inaccurate and are told in a confusing way. Consists of an interview about several Napi stories: the story of when men and women first married; the ...
  • Six Stars 
    First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-08-14)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he tells the Blood legend about the origin of an unspecified constellation of stars (presumably the Big Dipper).
  • Lyberth, Jens; Ireland, Max; Bouchard, Heather (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08-17)
    Consists of an interview that tells of an Inuit death story; a Lillooet (West coast Indian) creation myth; and an account of a man's search for his lost brother. Note: Heather Bouchard, transcriber.

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