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    • George First Rider personal history 

      First Rider, George; Hellson, John (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-06-20)
      Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he talks about his childhood and lack of schooling, his development of horsemanship, his membership in holy societies and his alcoholism.
    • George Mackay & Mr. Whiteway interview 

      Mackay, George; Whiteway, Mr.; Stobie, Margaret (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1970)
      Discussion on the origin of proper names and some Indian beliefs. No date given, probably in the 1970's.
    • Hilda Smith interview #2 

      Smith, Hilda; Stevenson, David (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-10-26)
      General reminiscences about her life. Describes certain customs associated with death.
    • Howard Contin (Meskiash) interview 

      Contin, Howard; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-07-28)
      Consists of an interview where he briefly mentions "bear-walking" (curse by an evil medicine man).
    • Hunting 

      First Rider, George; Melting Tallow, Dave (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1969-12-03)
      Consists of an interview with George First Rider where he describes how knives and arrows are made and gives a description of hunting techniques. He also gives a description of various foods obtained from animals, and the ...
    • James Mason interview 

      Mason, James; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-07)
      Consists of an interview where he gives an account of the Ojibway flood legend; the migration of Ojibway Indians; and attitudes towards integration.
    • Jim Panamick 1 

      Panamick, Jim; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-03-31)
      Jim Panamick describes working in a lumber camp, how to play an Indian game with a bat and ball, and tells stories of medicine men and curses. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Ernest Debassigae.
    • Joe Belly Interview 

      Belly, Joe (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-09)
      Mr. Belly tells four stories during the interview. He first describes the origins of his name. The following two stories are animal tales: the first is about the illegal killing of moose and the second describes how a ...
    • Julia Petatagoose 

      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.
    • Kathrena (Rena) Green 

      Green, Kathrena (Rena); Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-29)
      Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of life in residential school and some experiences in Toronto.
    • Mark Wolfleg Sr. interview 

      Wolfleg, Mark (Sr.); Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-24)
      This is an interview with Mark Wolfleg held on the Blackfoot Reserve.
    • Mark Wolfleg Sr. interview 2 

      Wolfleg, Mark (Sr.); Snowsill, Tony (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-01-24)
      Mark Wolfleg talks about the Blackfoot interpretation of the terms of Treaty #7; also the roles of the Crowfoot and a group of Metis in taking Treaty #7. He also talks about his overseas experiences during World War II.
    • Mary Wemigwans interview 

      Wemigwans, Mary; Baskin, Cyndy (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-20)
      Consists of an interview where she gives a brief account of life in a residential school.
    • Mavis J. Adams interview 

      Adams, Mavis J.; Burrs, Mick (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-09-30)
      Mrs. Adams is a retired white schoolteacher and was 69 years old at the time of the interview. She tells of her induction as an honorary chief of the Blackfoot reserve and shares her experiences among the Blackfoot.
    • Mildred Redmond interview 

      Redmond, Mildred; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-21)
      Consists of an interview where she tells of one of her ancestors, captured during the War of 1812, married into the tribe. Early organizer of native groups in Toronto.
    • Mrs. Lucinda Froman interview 

      Jocelyn Keeshig; Froman, Lucinda (Mrs.) (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-07-19)
      Consists of an interview with Mrs. Lucinda Froman, who is a Mohawk Indian originally from the Six Nations Reserve, Ontario. She gives an account of migration from the United States to Canada. She also talks of encounters ...
    • Mrs. Paul Hayes (Annie) interview #2 

      Hayes, Paul, (Mrs.); Hayes, Annie; Orchard, Imbert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1966-09-02)
      Consists of an interview where she discusses how the Indians acquired various songs and dances.
    • Norman Nashkawa interview 

      Nashkawa, Norman; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-30)
      Consists of an interview where he gives a general account of his life.
    • Roy Hanuse interview #1 

      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.
    • Shamanism (2) : the abilities of a Shaman named Bear Hat 

      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 medicine man named Bear Hat (later renamed Curlew). He tells how Bear Hat was revived after serious injury and how Bear Hat healed a young man ...