Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Power -- Vision quests"

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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 the loss of traditional religion and values; the relationship between traditional religions and Christian religions; some stories of the creation and the flood.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ; ...
  • 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.); Pones (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-08-02)
    Consists of an interview with Pones where he describes various ceremonies.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); Coming Day (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1935-07-25)
    Coming Day discusses the intervention of various spirits.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-04-10)
    Consists of an interview that includes detailed descriptions of plant remedies; a story of Striped Walker who killed a Cree; the difference between medicines that are discovered and those that are revealed in dreams.
  • Mandelbaum, D.G. (Dr.); La Cree, Pierre (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1934-07-06)
    Consists of an interview with Pierre La Cree, who gives an account of various aspects of traditional customs and lifestyle.
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-06-27)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider about his father, who was called Dog Child. He gives an account of how his father got his name and also gives an account of his father's riding escapades. He tells the story ...
  • Ledoux, Isadore; Pearlstone, Carol; McDougal, Doris (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-21)
    Mr. Ledoux, aged 99 at the time of the interview is of mixed French and Indian ancestry but is registered as a treaty Indian. He was present during the Riel Rebellion of 1885 and gives an account of what he saw in the ...
  • Sylvester, Joe; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
    Consists of an interview with Joe Sylvester where he gives an account of Indian medicine; legends concerning migration of Algonquin Indians; the role of eldlers; of the deterioration of reservation conditions following ...
  • Wolfleg, Mark (Sr.); Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-24)
    This is an interview with Mark Wolfleg held on the Blackfoot Reserve.
  • 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.
  • Harper, Pierre; Mountain, Mary (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-08-06)
    Interview of Mr. Harper that includes stories about the Lousy Ones and Scar Face.
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    He tells a number of stories of people and objects which were lost, and how they were found with the help of "people with the power to find things" (prophets).
  • First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970-11-30)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he tells the story of a boy given supernatural powers by the bears and of his subsequent success as a healer of his own wounds and those of other people or animals.

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