Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Agriculture -- Farming"

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  • Carter, Marion; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-30)
    Mrs. Carter tells a story of her life. She talks of the traditional way of living; residential schools and tells how she was given her name. During the interview she also relates a tale from her grandfather about the ...
  • Birston, Mr.; Birston, Miss; Stobie, Margaret (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970)
    General discussion of Mr. Birston's life with comments from his granddaughter and grandson. No date given, probably in the 1970's.
  • Ranger, Adelaide (Mrs.); Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-19)
    Mrs. Ranger was born in Batoche around 1892. She gives an account of the Riel Rebellion of 1885 as told by her mother, shares childhood memories of Gabriel Dumont, the effects on the Metis community by the Depression and ...
  • Nicolas, Alexandrine (Mrs.); Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-11)
    Mrs. Nicolas, nee Fleury, was born in Duck Lake in 1887. After a brief period in the U.S. where she attended school she returned to the Duck Lake area where she has lived ever since. She shares her experiences of raising ...
  • 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.
  • Dehart, Shelagh, (Mrs.); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1964-11-08)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses the historical movement of the Shuswap people and the meeting of the Shuswaps with David Thompson.
  • Williames, Tracie, (Mrs.); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1964-11)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses the migration of the Shuswap Indians into the Kootenay Valley.
  • Fidler, Octave; Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-19)
    Consists of an interview where he tells stories of the Riel Rebellion of 1885 as told to him by his father.
  • Lalonde, Pat (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972-11-23)
    This 83-year old gentleman talks about work as trapper, farmer, builder, carpenter; a serious accident at High Prairie; work as councillor on the Drift Pile River Reserve and developments on that reserve; and about ...
  • Paddy, Pat; Burnstick, Abraham (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975)
    Gives his understanding of Treaty #6 and describes some of the changes which resulted from it.
  • Isadore, Phillip; Saddleback, Rose (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-07-14)
    Mr. Isadore, aged 72, a former councillor on Drift Pile River Reserve, recounts a history of Drift Pile River Reserve, and of other reserves around Lesser Slave Lake.
  • Vandale, Pierre; Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-11)
    Pierre Vandale was born in Carlton, Saskatchewan. He was treated in a sanatorium for tuberculosis but on recovery worked at farming and woodcutting. He talks about his children's education and his lack of schooling and ...
  • Bishop, Rod; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-07-06)
    Rod Bishop was raised in Green Lake, Saskatchewan Upon returning to Saskatchewan in the early 1960s, he became involved in the reorganization of the Metis Association of Saskatchewan and was vice president of the amalgamated ...
  • Ballantyne, Sarah; Fietz, Janet R. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1981-08-12)
    Highlights memories of her childhood.
  • Hickey, Lynne (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-04)
    Thirty-nine of the sixty-nine elders interviewed from the Treaty 8 area mention the subject of economic development.
  • Major, Thomas; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-03-14)
    Thomas Major was one of the Metis involved in the early Metis organizations of the province.
  • Wycotte, Tommy; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1964-07-18)
    Consists of an interview where he shares general reminiscences of his life.
  • Yellowhorn, Tom; Yellowhorn, Albert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-02-02)
    Tom Yellowhorn, who is the son of Chief Yellowhorn -- Chief Red Crow was his uncle, describes cattle-raising on the Peigan Reserve.
  • Yellowhorn, Tom; Yellowhorn, Albert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-02-02)
    Describing poverty on the Indian reserves, and problems with Indian agents.
  • Goneau, Veronica; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-15)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of life and the traditional foods on the reserve.

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