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    • 1914 reports on Cree bands 

      Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.) (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934)
      Note: this document lists various Cree bands. Mandelbaum is not the author, but this document is part of his file.
    • 1978 Education and Elders Conference 1 

      Eshkawkogan, Dominic; Agounie, Norman; McGregor, Jim; Owl, Wilfred; Wakegijig, Ron; Atimoyoo, Smith (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-02)
      A conference where several speakers discuss the role of elders in educating young people and the loss of respect for the elders in modern Indian society. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
    • 1978 Education and Elders Conference 2 

      McGregor, Jim; Nokis, Leonard; Newberry, Ed; Mahdabee, Lawrence; Owl, Wildred; Chiblow, Chief; Pitwanikwat, Violet (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-02)
      A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
    • 1980 Elders Conference 

      Daniels, George; Assinewia, Max; Benedict, Ernest; David, Moses; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Wheatley, Ted (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1980-08-27)
      A conference where elders discuss the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine. Stress role of elders in passing on this tradition. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
    • 1981 Elders' Conference 1/4 

      Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
      A conference discussing Indian and Christian creation myths, reflections on education and religion, comparison of Indian and non-Indian values, and the loss of traditional values and beliefs and the movement to recover them.
    • 1981 Elders' Conference 2/4 

      Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
      Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
    • 1981 Elders' Conference 3/4 

      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.
    • 1981 Elders' Conference 4/4 

      Tootoosis, Ernest; Boyd, Mani; Wanepee, Johnson; Dog, Barney; Dumont, Jim; Wakegijig, Ron; Pine, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08)
      A conference about prophecies and the recovery of traditional values, the role of Elders in the community, and the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine.
    • 1982 Elders Conference (1/5) 

      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, 1982-08-24)
      A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
    • 1982 Elders Conference 2/5 

      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 discuss traditional religion, it's relationship to Christian religions and its place in traditional healing practices.
    • 1982 Elders Conference 3/5 

      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.
    • 1982 Elders Conference 4/5 

      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)
      A conference discussing comparison of Indian and Christian religions and religious ceremonies, traditional songs and dances, and history of Europeans in North America from the Indian viewpoint.
    • 1982 Elders Conference 5/5 

      Wheatley, Ted; Osawamick, Sam; Debassigae, Ernest; Yellowhead, Joe; Assinewe, Kate; Wakegijig, Ron; Atkinson, Herman; Neilson, Charlie; Pine, Dan; Bruce, Louis; Knockwood, Noel; Pontiac, Angust; Tootoosis, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08)
      A discussion of Cree funeral songs. Includes a story of a woman's vision of the afterlife.
    • 1983 Elders' Conference 1/5 

      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; Roberts, Chief Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
      Return to traditional ceremonies ; traditional vs. non-Indian education ; story of a trickster (Woojy Panaquad) ; electoral attitudes and responsibilities.
    • 1983 Elders' Conference 2/5 

      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; Roberts, Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
      Talks about the traditional teacher in the University setting ; proposal for friendship ceremony between Iroquois and Ojibway ; the Iroquois confederacy ; Kootenay plains initiative to return to traditional lifestyles ; ...
    • 1983 Elders' Conference 3/5 

      Wheatley, Ted; Benedict, Ernest; Nogongiig, Angus; Dumont, Jim; Thomas, Johnny; Osawamick, Sam; Fox, Alex; Tootoosis, John; Bruce, Louis; Fiddler, Sid; Tobacco, Lawrence; Box, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Roberts, Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
      Talks of a prophecy about serpents which will fight over the Earth ; Hopi prophecies about the coming of the white man ; emphasis for unity among Indian peoples ; importance of living in harmony with nature ; and biblical ...
    • 1983 Elders' Conference 4/5 

      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.
    • 1983 Elders' Conference 5/5 

      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; Roberts, Chief Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
      With increasing interest in traditional culture, the Elders are becoming teachers ; speeches of thanks to organizers and participants.
    • Aaron Soney interview 

      Soney, Aaron; Tooshkenig, Gladys; Jacobs, Burton (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1979-01-24)
      Discusses the role of the Walpole Island band council.
    • Abby Simon interview 

      Simon, Abby; Crier, Louis P.; Joe, Phillip Redcrow (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975)
      A very brief account of some changes which followed the coming of the white man.