Browsing Indian History Film Project by Subject "Indian Affairs, Department of -- Permit system"

Browsing Indian History Film Project by Subject "Indian Affairs, Department of -- Permit system"

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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 ...
  • Lonesinger, Antoine; Littlepoplar, Alphonse (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-11-21)
    Interview includes a biographical account of Antoine Lonesinger's life that includes stories about farming, trapping, house construction and the making of charcoal and lime. He also tells of the murder of an Indian Agent ...
  • Debassigae, Ernest; Snowsill, Tony; Welsh, Christine (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1984-02-17)
    An interview with Ernest Debassigae who recounts the history of the Manitoulin Island Indians and problems with Indian agents. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
  • Starlight, Dick; Dodging Horse, Jimmy; Crow Chief, Francis; Little Bear, William; Heavy Fire, George; Smith, Johnny (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-03-17)
    Five elders of the Sarcee Reserve (ages 48-63) discuss their understanding of Treaty #7.
  • Many Guns, Cecile (Grassy Water); Buffalo, Annie (Bear Child); Provost, Dila; Yellowhorn, Albert Sr. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973)
    Discussion of several topics: taking of Treaty #7, boundaries of Peigan Reserve; permit system; traditional curing practices; obtaining paint for ceremonials; significance of rocks in Blackfoot culture; how the Blackfoot ...
  • 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 ...
  • Emms, John; Dobbin, Murray (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1978-03-16)
    John Emms was an Indian agent for the federal government. He talks about work in the Kamsack area as a community development officer. He also disusses attitudes within the Indian Affairs department and the CCF/NDP governments' ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sparklingeyes, Marcus; Faval, Etienne; Shirt, Peter; Lightning, Richard (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-06-03)
    Three elders from Goodfish Lake Reserve talk about problems of defining accurate boundaries, their rights to a timber berth, and hay meadows which they believe are part of their reserve.
  • Goodvoice, Robert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1977)
    He gives an account of the Sioux participation in the War of 1812 on the side of the British, and the Sioux interpretation of the reward promised them by the British Crown; tells the history and whereabouts of the King ...
  • Yellowhorn, Tom; Smith, Johnny (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1975-03-07)
    Several topics are discussed: describes the acceptance by the Peigans of Treaty #7, and its effects on their way of life; compares U.S. and Canadian treaties and criticizes Canadian education of Indians; briefly describes ...
  • Yellowhorn, Tom; Yellowhorn, Albert (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-02-02)
    Tom Yellowhorn, who is the son of Chief Yellowhorn -- Chief Red Crow was his uncle, describes cattle-raising on the Peigan Reserve.

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