Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Names (Personal) -- Naming ceremonies"

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Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Names (Personal) -- Naming ceremonies"

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  • 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.
  • 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; ...
  • Solomon, Casper; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
    Consists of an interview where he gives a description of naming ceremonies, explains the significance of "grandfathers" in Indian sprituality, and recounts several ghost stories.
  • 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
  • Lonethunder, Sandy; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Waskewitch, Mrs. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
    Elders discuss concerns regarding: loss of Indian culture and traditions; failure to educate young Indians in traditional ways; young well-educated chiefs who will not take advice from elders.
  • 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, 1934-08-06)
    Consists of an interview where he discusses marriage customs.
  • 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, 1935-07-08)
    Consists of an interview with Fine Day where he outlines the proper as opposed to the improper procedures for giving a Sundance.
  • Green, Hersel; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-18)
    Consists of an interview where he talks about different groupings in Mohawk society. This transcript illustrates some of the difficulties encountered when relying too closely on the oral history tradition. He also gives ...
  • Sylvester, Hettie; Lee, Jamie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-29)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of her working life, difficulties encountered with the Children's Aid Society and its role in the disruption of the nuclear family.
  • Smith, Hilda; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-26)
    General reminiscences about their lives. Gives English translation for certain Indian words.
  • Thompson, John; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-11)
    Gives Indian words for a variety of English terms. Explains significance of dance cycles.
  • 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.
  • Ahenakew, Lizette; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-21)
    She was born on the Little Pine Reserve, the first girl from that reserve to attend high school. She tells of some childhood memories; naming ceremonies; significance of Indian names; the training of children, especially ...
  • 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 ...
  • Thunderchild, Ed; Laliberte, Ed; Lariviere, Jonas; Sugar, Felix; Poorman, Alex; Lewis, Morris; Stanley, J. B.; Crooked, James George; Machiskenie, Joe; Wapass, Bill; Wapass, Pete; Nahnepawish, Marius; Piapot, Emile (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-12)
    Discussion on problems of the younger generation, including alcoholism. Also discussed ways in which parents and elders can help by instructing children and young people and by maintaining the Indian religion.
  • Johnson, Mathew; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977-01-27)
    General reminiscences of his life. Gives Indian terms for a variety of English words
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Belanger, Sam (Long Horned Sitting Bull); kicemanito'owacis (God's Child) (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-06-27)
    Consists of a very brief description of a naming ceremony.
  • Hanuse, Roy; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-28)
    Describes some of the ceremonies associated with the Hamatsa dance. Mentions tidal wave in the aftermath of the Alaska Earthquake.

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