Browsing Indian history film project by Subject "Names (Place) -- Origins of"

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Browsing Indian history film project by Subject "Names (Place) -- Origins of"

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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.
  • 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.
  • York, Annie; Urquhart, Arthur; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    Consists of an interview that tells of the arrival of Simon Fraser amongst the Thompson Indians. Annie York discusses the life of her grandfather and speaks at great length of her devotion to the Christian religion.
  • York, Annie; Urquhart, Arthur; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    An interview where they give general reminiscences of their lives. There is also mention of a legend concerning the creation of the sun and moon.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-24)
    Interview with the respected storyteller and singer Antoine Lonesinger. Interview includes the Legend of Cut Knife Hill and stories of BlackRock and Chokecherry Wood.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-20)
    Interview includes stories of a Woods Cree who turned a Plains Cree son-in-law into a bone spirit and the revenge that came from that.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-09-09)
    Interview with Antoine Lonesinger, who tells stories of escapes from Blackfoot and the use of spirits and evil powers.
  • Lee, Jamie; Lewis, Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-05)
    Consists of an interview with Carl Lewis where he discusses his trips throughout North and South American visiting various Indian tribes. He also discusses the role of the rifle in the conquest of North America. He gives ...
  • Solomon, Casper; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
    Consists of an interview where he gives an account of the migration of the Potawatomi Indians and a general description of reserve life; an account of the importance of midwives and a brief description of naming ceremonies; ...
  • Lattie, Dick, (Chief); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1965)
    Consists of an interview where he explains the uses of various ceremonial instruments.
  • Johnson, Jeffrey H. (Chief); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1963-04-02)
    Consists of an interview that mentions a smallpox epidemic.
  • Pratt, Clara; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-30)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of reserve life. She gives a description of Indian games and tells of the establishment of the Gordon Reserve, Saskatchewan
  • Kanipitetew, Jim; Bear, Eli; Dustyhorn, Pius; Ochapooways, Daniel; King, Andrew; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-09-26)
    Wide-ranging discussion among elders touching on many topics including kinship; illegitimate children; ceremonialism; the role of the elder; financing the elder who incurs some costs associated with the organization of a ...
  • Pooyak, Eli; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-22)
    Interview includes stories about the origin of the Sioux Dance and tales about the Sliding and Drumming hills.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sayers, Joseph A.; Tavel, Mary J. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-08-02)
    Interview includes a description of traditional life style and the life of settlers on the prairies. It also includes stories of theft and murder by Indians.
  • Victor, Maggie; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1965)
    Consists of an interview where she shares general reminiscences of her life.
  • Eagle, Margaret; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-27)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of the preparation and tanning of hides.
  • Stephens, Grace, (Mrs.); Russ, Agnes, (Mrs.); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1962)
    Consists of an interview where there is discussion of traditional Indian values. There is also mention of a flood legend.

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