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  • Ireland, Max; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-27)
    Consists of an interview where he tells of legends concerning the arrival of white men in North America; Parallels to the Norse (Viking) sagas -- (Is this possibly an example of the oral tradition presenting the Indian ...
  • Whitecalf, Annie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-10)
    Interview includes an assortment of stories about animals and animal omens, floods and the Legend of Sounding Lake.
  • Joe, Bob; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1963-04-02)
    Consists of an interview where he gives the legends behind various geographical features.
  • Solomon, Casper; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
    Consists of an interview where he gives a description of naming ceremonies, explains the significance of "grandfathers" in Indian sprituality, and recounts several ghost stories.
  • 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 ...
  • Kanipitetew, Jim; Waskewitch, James; Ochapooways, Daniel; Pesim, Jim; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972)
    Elders discuss: payment for chiefs; conduct of and assistance at ceremonies; need for respect towards ceremonies and ceremonial locations. No date given, probably in the early 1970's.
  • 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
  • Tasse, Edith; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-13)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses Medicine Men and their purported powers. She briefly mentions Indian superstitions (being born with a caul on her face; being the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter).
  • Kneller, Eliza; Lee, Jamie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-23)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a brief account of Indian medicine; she mentions accounts she has heard of the War of 1812; and mentions certain superstitions.
  • Kneller, Eliza; Lee, Jamie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-28)
    Consists of an interview with Eliza Kneller where she discusses her life in the United States. She tells of a premonition of the death of her son.
  • 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.
  • Thurgood, Ranald; McLeod, Elmira (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-20)
    Consists of an interview where she tells of stories for amusement and general reminiscences of her life.
  • Gattie, Elsie; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of the personal friendship between her grandfather and Mackenzie King.
  • Gattie, Elsie; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-20)
    Consists of an interview that gives an account of an earthquake in 1933.
  • 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 ...
  • Contin, Howard; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-28)
    Consists of an interview where he briefly mentions "bear-walking" (curse by an evil medicine man).
  • McKee, Jane; Baskin, Cyndy (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-20)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of native use of plants for medicine. She tells of prophecies concerning the arrival of the white man and general accounts of her life in the bush.
  • 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.
  • Gambler, Joe; Hellson, John; Hellson, Diane (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1967-10-22)
    Describes how the Blood Indians came to use tipis and the various designs they use to decorate them.
  • Robinson, Rachel; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-19)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of a wolf killing the pet dog when she was a child.

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