Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Work -- Self-sufficiency"

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  • Solway, Adam; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-29)
    Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He ...
  • Antoine, Alphonse; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-03)
    An interview with Alphonse Antoine who gives an account of his life. Interpreter: Ernest Debassigae ; transcriber: Joanne Greenwood.
  • Debassigae, Ernest; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-02-16)
    An interview with Ernest Debassigae who gives his opinion of the education of Indian people, the role of Indians in the Canadian military and in the Canadian constitution. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
  • Cardinal, Frank (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974)
    Frank Cardinal (aged 68), chief of the Sucker Creek Reserve, discusses Treaty #8 and its interpretation, the establishment of the reserves around Lesser Slave Lake, and problems facing a chief in modern times.
  • Carriere, James E.; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-08-18)
    Jim Carriere is a resident of Cumberland House and worked for Jim Brady when the latter was a field officer for the CCF government. Carriere discusses Jim Brady's strengths and weaknesses, Brady's life in Cumberland House, ...
  • Fietz, Janet; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-06-18)
    Highlights the conditions in La Ronge in the 1930s and 1940s and the first meetings of the Metis Association organized by Jim Brady.
  • Izbister, Jimmy; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-07-12)
    Mr. Izbister discusses life in La Ronge before and after the road came as well as the early meetings of the Metis Association and problems in the north resulting from welfare payments.
  • Tobacco, Lawrence; Welsh, Christine; Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-20)
    Lawrence Tobacco, born 1919, on the Poor Man Reserve, Saskatchewan He attended a residential school and is now involved in traditional education and counseling. He talks about farming and raising cattle on the Poor Man ...
  • Carriere, Pierre; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-08-18)
    Pierre Carriere was a close friend of Jim Brady. He talks about the history of Cumberland House, social life as it changed from the pre-war period to the present ; Jim Brady's role as a leader in the community ; the fishing ...
  • Trudeau, William; Trudeau, Helen; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-04-05)
    Mrs. Trudeau talks about being adopted and the schooling she received as a child. Mr. Trudeau talks about growing up on the farm, and later working in the lumber and fishing industries. Interpreter : Ernest Debassigae ; ...

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