Browsing Indian History Film Project by Subject "Agriculture -- Equipment"

Browsing Indian History Film Project by Subject "Agriculture -- Equipment"

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  • Mishibinijima, Alfred (Albert); Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine; Debassigae, Ernest (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-02-29)
    An interview with Alfred Mishibinijima who recounts his life working on farms and in lumber camps, the origin of some Ojibway words and the aftermath of the War of 1812. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
  • Ferguson, Antoine; Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-17)
    Consists of an interview where he talks about his memories of Gabriel Dumont, the causes of the Riel Rebellion of 1885 and the present day treatment of Metis people.
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Baptiste, Archie (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-23)
    Antoine Lonesinger discusses different methods of earning a living that included making charcoal and lime. Also included is the story of a boy saved a camp from starvation with the help of the raven spirit.
  • Ryder, Charles W. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Charles Ryder tells the story of the settlement of the Carry the Kettle (Assiniboine) Reserve. Also gives a detailed description of old agricultural practices. No date given, probably early 1970's.
  • Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-02-12)
    Several interviews with elders of Cold Lake Reserve.
  • Napasis, Francis; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-09-01)
    Interviewee is 91 year old resident of Clear Hills Reserve. He relates the history of reserves at Clear Hills (Eureka), Horse Lakes; and sale of reserve at Fairview.
  • 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.
  • Okeymaw, George; Capot, Dave; McLean, Dan (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975)
    Understanding of treaty promises; distribution of food, ammunition, etc. in earlier times; interesting accounts of home-made agricultural equipment (as well as that supplied by Dept. of Indian Affairs).
  • Cardinal, Henry; Rain, Louis (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975)
    Talks about the sale of Saddle Lake Reserve land and the amalgamation of Saddle Lake, Blue Quills and Washatanow Reserves. Also mentions the relationship of the Pakan Reserve to the Saddle Lake Reserve.
  • Cardinal, Henry; Burnstick, Abraham (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975)
    Talks about the taking of and interpretation of Treaty #6.
  • Smallboy, Isabel; Crier, Louis P.; Soosay, Phillip (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975)
    Establishment of the Montana, Louis Bull, Samson and Ermineskin Reserves. Taking of Treaty #6 and the establishment of agriculture.
  • Buffalo, John; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-04-18)
    Talks about the taking of Treaty #6 and his understanding of the terms of the agreement as well as changes in lifestyle after treaty.
  • Osecap, Marie; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-02-11)
    Interview includes a story of an evil spirit which caused an epidemic that killed many people. She also tells of the sale of their reserve and the subsequent moves to Sweet Grass Reserve and then to Moosomin Reserve.
  • Nicolas, Alexandrine (Mrs.); Pearlstone, Carol (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-07-11)
    Mrs. Nicolas, nee Fleury, was born in Duck Lake in 1887. After a brief period in the U.S. where she attended school she returned to the Duck Lake area where she has lived ever since. She shares her experiences of raising ...
  • Hickey, Lynne (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-04)
    Thirty-nine of the sixty-nine elders interviewed from the Treaty 8 area mention the subject of economic development.
  • Goneau, Veronica; Sit, Evelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-15)
    Consists of an interview where she gives a general account of life and the traditional foods on the reserve.

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