Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Death -- Customs"

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Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Death -- Customs"

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  • 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.
  • Clegg, Ada; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-04)
    Discusses attitudes toward the dead and traditional medicine.
  • Whitecalf, Annie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-19)
    Interview includes stories of traditional life including ceremonies, dances, burials, hunting, and spirits.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-09-06)
    The interview includes the story of a Cree boy who becomes a Blackfoot Chief.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Coming Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-07-23)
    Consists of an interview where he shares a story of the origin of death. He also gives an account of healing practices.
  • Kanipitetew, Jim; Waskewitch, James; Ochapooways, Daniel; Pesim, Jim; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1972)
    Elders discuss: payment for chiefs; conduct of and assistance at ceremonies; need for respect towards ceremonies and ceremonial locations. No date given, probably in the early 1970's.
  • Lonethunder, Sandy; Ryder, Jim; Hoostie, Jim; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Kennedy, Alex B.; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Albert; Star, Mr.; Gaforth, Aubrey (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
    Discussion of the educational system: relative merits of day schools, residential schools, integrated schools, etc.; need for inclusion of Indian culture into the curriculum at all levels ; the role of the elder as teacher.
  • Dustyhorn, Pius; Cappo, John; Kanipitetew, Jim (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
    Discussion of Indian ceremonies: how these are passed on from generation to generation; the role of women. Tipis: particular kinds of tipis; decorated tipis; tipis in relation to death customs. No date given but probably ...
  • Thurgood, Ranald; Rush, Ella (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-04-08)
    Consists of an interview where she gives an account of Longhouse ceremonies and beliefs. She also gives an account of Longhouse funeral practices.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-09-10)
    Consists of an interview with Fine Day where he speaks of the Cree Spirits known as Atayokhan.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-06-26)
    Consists of an interview with Fine Day where he describes the experience of a man who returns from the dead. He also gives a general description of a sweat lodge.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-06-28)
    Consists of an interview with Fine Day where he describes a significant dream he had as a child. He gives a description of a naming ceremony. He also describes the procedures leading to a Sundance.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-08-18)
    Consists of an interview where Fine Day gives a description of death customs.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Fine Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-08-20)
    Consists of an interview where Fine Day gives a description of death customs, a description of the construction of tipis and talks about the ceremonialism associated with their use.
  • First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1968-10-23)
    Consists of an interview that tells the story of the origin of the Ghost Dance as well as the story of the acquisition of the Shaggy Pipe.
  • Smith, Hilda; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-26)
    General reminiscences about their lives. Gives English translation for certain Indian words.
  • Smith, Hilda; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-26)
    General reminiscences about her life. Describes certain customs associated with death.
  • King, James Charles; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-28)
    Talks about his life in general, family relationships and celebrations.
  • Gladue, Julian; Beaver, Alfred J. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1980-01-28)
    Mr. Gladue, aged 86, describes the discovery of Trout Lake, Alberta; the abundance of buffalo in the area; his life as a trapper. He gives a detailed and graphic account of a winter journey from Wabasca to Yellowknife and ...
  • Petatagoose, Julia; King, Nora; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-06)
    Two women tell their stories of growing up on Whitefish Lake Reserve. Transcriber : Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Mary Lou Fox.

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