Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Religion and Spirituality -- Prayer"

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Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Religion and Spirituality -- Prayer"

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  • Eshkawkogan, Dominic; Agounie, Norman; McGregor, Jim; Owl, Wilfred; Wakegijig, Ron; Atimoyoo, Smith (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-02)
    A conference where several speakers discuss the role of elders in educating young people and the loss of respect for the elders in modern Indian society. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
  • McGregor, Jim; Nokis, Leonard; Newberry, Ed; Mahdabee, Lawrence; Owl, Wildred; Chiblow, Chief; Pitwanikwat, Violet (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-02)
    A conference where several speakers discuss the role of the elders in guiding the younger generation and in preserving the past. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
  • 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)
    Elders stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people. Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
  • 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; Box, Mary Lou; Benton, Eddie; Atkinson, Herman; Roberts, Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
    Talks of a prophecy about serpents which will fight over the Earth ; Hopi prophecies about the coming of the white man ; emphasis for unity among Indian peoples ; importance of living in harmony with nature ; and biblical ...
  • 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; Robert, Chief Carl (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-08)
    The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role of elders as a source of knowledge.
  • Chief, Charlie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-07-11)
    Interview of Charlie Chief who discusses the a Grass Dance, Round Dance and Sioux Dance (including songs). Also included are songs. The discusses the difference between old and new ways. Alphonse Littlepoplar is the ...
  • Chief One Gun; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-02-21)
    An interview where Chief One Gun tells of his father's recollections of the signing of an unspecified treaty. He also tells of a Brave Dog Society prayer meeting.
  • Buffalo Calf, Charley; Lonethunder, Sandy; Ryder, Jim; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Stanley, Lloyd; Kennedy, Alex B.; Bear, Eli; Atimoyoo, Smith; Kanipitetew, Jim; Lariviere, Jonas; Morningstar, George; Rockthunder, John; Waskewitch, Albert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-29)
    Elders discuss contemporary problems. Recurring themes are: problems with alcohol; education by whites from an early age; need to return to traditional teaching by elders in combination with white education.
  • Lee, Jamie; Kneller, Eliza (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-21)
    Consists of an interview where she tells of a frightening trip through the woods as a child.
  • Kneller, Eliza; Lee, Jamie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-23)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a brief account of Indian medicine; she mentions accounts she has heard of the War of 1812; and mentions certain superstitions.
  • First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave; Greenwood, Joanne (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970-04-18)
    Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he tells a story of the Horn Society and gives a description of Horn Society dances. Note: Dave Melting Tallow, interpreter. Joanne Greenwood, transcriber.
  • Duquette, Joe; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-17)
    Joe Duquette, born 1904, on Mistawasis Reserve, never attended school, completely self-educated. Now Senator of F.S.I. and involved in teaching and counselling young people. He tells the story of his arranged marriage.
  • 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 ...
  • Tax, Ed; Tootoosis, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1968)
    Destruction of Indian culture and religion by schools and by Christian churches. Discussion of the need to return to Indian religion and Indian values. No date given, probably late 1960's.
  • 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.
  • Ladue, Ada (Mrs.); Welsh, Christine; Nightraveller, Beatrice (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-15)
    Ada Ladu was born on the Mistawasis Reserve, worked for wages in the 1930s, married and mother of five. Beatrice Nightraveller, daughter of Josie Cuthand, was born on the Little Pine Reserve, Saskatchewan, worked for ...
  • Cranmer, Agnes, (Mrs.); Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1967)
    Consists of an interview where she discusses the suppression of potlatches.
  • 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).

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