Browsing by Subject "Weapons -- Bow and arrow"

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  • Trindle, Colin; Beaver, Alfred J. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974)
    Mr. Trindle, aged 78, has spent most of his adult life in the Trout Lake/Peerless Lake area and is a former chief--talks about promises of a reserve in the area; surveying of boundaries; duration of occupation of area; and ...
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-02-21)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he discusses the making and function of whistles, briefly describes the making of a dog travois and mentions the making of bows and arrows.
  • Lee, Jamie; Kneller, Eliza (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-23)
    Consists of an interview with Eliza Kneller where she describes the smallpox epidemic following World War I. She gives a description of basket making, an account of life in a Catholic school in Chicago and an account of ...
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.) (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-08-21)
    Consists of an interview where Fine Day describes the preparation and preservation of food and the making of weapons.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-06-25)
    Consists of an interview with Fine Day where he lists various articles used in connection with the Sundance. He also gives the reasons for having a Sundance.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-08-13)
    Consists of an interview where Fine Day gives three versions of how the Indians acquired horses. He also discusses the making of various weapons and utensils.
  • 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.
  • Chief, Jimmy; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-23)
    The interview includes a story of the Grandson of Little Bear was was hung for his part in the Frog Lake massacre. Other stories included the tale of Chuh Chuh,a warrior who scalped a Blackfoot Chief; stories of medicine ...
  • Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-02-13)
    Nine elders in discussion at Saddle Lake Reserve. They talk about aspects of life before contact with whites, Treaty #6, the history of amalgamations and land sales, and a traditional story of a boy raised by buffalo.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-07-07)
    Consists of an interview on making tools for working on hides; the making of bows and arrows; some specialized arrows; the uses of various pelts.