Browsing by Subject "Treaty #8 -- Taking of"

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Browsing by Subject "Treaty #8 -- Taking of"

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  • Boucher, Adam; Deranger, J. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-10)
    80-year-old Adam Boucher discusses the scene of Treaty #8 negotiations ; and choice of treaty or scrip.
  • Auger, August; Crane, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974)
    Interview relates to understanding of Treaty #8 promises; the establishment of Wabasca Reserves; and the loss of treaty status by many people in the area.
  • Simpson, Billy; Deranger, J. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-07)
    A brief account of the treaty negotiations at Fort MacKay and of the subsequent failure to obtain a reserve at Peace Point.
  • Courtoirelle, John James (Chief); Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-14)
    The chief of Beaver Ranch Reserve discusses unsuccessful attempts to have Beaver Ranch and Tall Cree Reserves expanded.
  • Gibot, Felix; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-05)
    Discussion of the signing of Treaty 8 at Fort Chipewyan, and treaty promises; relationship between Crees and Chipewyans; and how the location of schools has forced people to settle in areas where they are unable to pursue ...
  • Bruno, Francis; Deranger, J. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-07)
    An interview which discusses the negotiation of Treaty 8 at Fort Chipewyan, and promises made ; problems of insufficient land for trapping on Chipewyan Reserve ; and alcohol abuse among native people.
  • Prince, Frederick; McLean, Dan; Courtorielle, Lawrence (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972-11-25)
    Interviewee's father, from Peguis Reserve in Manitoba, was interpreter at Treaty #8. Discussion is about treaty promises and the sale of reserve lands.
  • Boucher, Hermas; Deranger, J. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-10)
    In this very brief exchange Mr. Boucher describes the scene at the negotiation of Treaty #8.
  • Willier, Isadore; Kappo, Dave (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972-11-18)
    This elderly man gives a fairly detailed account of the events at the signing of Treaty 8 and of the years immediately following this.
  • Mustus, Jean Marie; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-03-26)
    Mr. Mustus, aged 78, is the grandson of Mustus, the first chief of the Sucker Creek Reserve. This is an unusual interview in that he displays fairly positive feelings about the treaty. Also talks of generosity of the H.B.C. ...
  • Meneen, Jimmy; Nanooch, Roger (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-08)
    Mr. Meneen, aged 83, describes the difficulties of life when he was a child learning to trap in the bush; tells of the Indians' understanding of the treaty.
  • Cree, Julian; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-10)
    An 85-year-old member of Fort McMurray band describes promises of reserve at Waterways, and the breaking of treaty promises regarding fishing and hunting rights.
  • Boucher, Louis; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-06)
    An interview which discusses the signing of Treaty 8: understanding of promises made, the establishment of Wood Buffalo Natural Park, and the need for a reserve at Fort Chipewyan for trapping and hunting.
  • Sewepagaham, Madeline; Nanooch, Roger (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-08)
    Born at Treaty #8 signing, this interviewee speaks about Wood Buffalo National Park, and the impact on trapping and hunting in the area.
  • Whiteford, Mary; McLean, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Mary Whiteford, aged 88, tells of the promises made to her father at the signing of Treaty 8.
  • Whiteford, Mary; Capot, Dave; McLean, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Mary Whiteford, a chief of the Horse Lakes reserve, describes how her ancestors took treaty and how the treaty promises were broken.
  • Moberly, Maude; Nanooch, Roger (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-08)
    Maude Moberly, 66 years old, gives her interpretation of Treaty promises; talks about Wood Buffalo National Park, and associated problems; the promised reserve at Garden River; and the need for more land in some small reserves.
  • Grandjambe, Michael; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-14)
    Mr. Grandjambe, 80 years old when interviewed, was formerly a trapper. He describes his understanding of the treaty promises.
  • Grandjambe, Michael; Simon, Alexis; Burnstick, Abraham (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-06-23)
    A very brief interview about the procedure followed at the signing of Treaty #8.
  • MacDonald, Phillip; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Lifetime chief of the Fort MacKay band gives a brief account of the signing of Treaty 8; talks about Fort MacKay band reserves, how they are located a long way from Fort MacKay where people reside.