Browsing by Subject "Stories and storytelling (General) -- Medicine men and women"

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Browsing by Subject "Stories and storytelling (General) -- Medicine men and women"

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  • Whitecalf, Annie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-19)
    Interview includes stories of traditional life including ceremonies, dances, burials, hunting, and spirits.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Baptiste, Archie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-11-04)
    Interview includes stories about a ghost priest and a non-existent camp. Also included is a story of how a lame boy's skill as a medicine man won him a chieftainship and a wife.
  • 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)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chief, Jimmy; Chief, Charlie; LittlePopular, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-19)
    Interview of the grandsons of Little Bear who discuss lifestyle. They tell stories about Cree raids on Blackfoot;the hanging of Little Bear and murder of a storekeeper's son by a medicine man. Interpreter by Alphonse Littlepoplar.
  • 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.
  • 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 medicine man named Bear Hat (later renamed Curlew). He tells how Bear Hat was revived after serious injury and how Bear Hat healed a young man ...
  • 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.
  • Unknown author (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1980)
    A Sarcee legend about the destruction of a wicked medicine man.