Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Elders -- Role of"

Browsing Canadian Plains Research Center by Subject "Elders -- Role of"

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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.
  • Dustyhorn, Pius; Cappo, John; Kanipitetew, Jim (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
    Discussion of Indian ceremonies: how these are passed on from generation to generation; the role of women. Tipis: particular kinds of tipis; decorated tipis; tipis in relation to death customs. No date given but probably ...
  • Bear, Eli; Kanipitetew, Jim; Sugar, Felix; Frank, Norman (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-09-26)
    Elders discuss a variety of matters relating to Indian culture and traditions and what can be done to retain or regain these. Most topics are touched on only briefly
  • Lonethunder, Sandy; Hoostie, Jim; Dustyhorn, Pius; Bonaise, Alex; Cappo, John; Stick, Alex; Waskewitch, Mrs. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-01-30)
    Elders discuss concerns regarding: loss of Indian culture and traditions; failure to educate young Indians in traditional ways; young well-educated chiefs who will not take advice from elders.
  • Machiskenis, Joe; Mantee, George (Mrs.); Pelletier, Dan (Mrs.); Sugar, Felix (Mrs.); Crookedneck, James (Mrs.); Kanipitetew, Jim (Mrs.); Stanley, J. B. (Mrs.); Wapass, Bella (Mrs.); Waskewitch, Mrs.; Paguet, Mabel; Bonaise, Grace; Tobacco, Lawrence (Mrs.); Poorman, Alex (Mrs.); Laliberte, Ed; Lariviere, Jonas; Wapass, Bill; Kanipitetew, Jim; Thunderchild, Ed; Lewis, Morris; Ashawn, Thomas (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-03-13)
    Discussion of: Role of elders in setting young people on the right road ; Importance of breast-feeding and giving up alcohol ; Need for a tipi on each reserve, to be kept for prayer, pipe ceremonies and the counselling of ...
  • McLeod, Elmira; Thurgood, Ranald (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-06-30)
    Consists of an interview where she gives general reminiscences about her childhood and an account of Christmas festivities. She also gives brief mention of ghost stories and native superstitions.
  • Mosquito, Solomon (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1976-02-10)
    Description of the organization of a traditional camp ; description of the Ladies Handgame.
  • 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.
  • Sylvester, Joe; Keeshig, Jocelyn (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-11)
    Consists of an interview with Joe Sylvester where he gives an account of Indian medicine; legends concerning migration of Algonquin Indians; the role of eldlers; of the deterioration of reservation conditions following ...
  • Crowe, Mrs.; Williams, Joe; Kequateway, William; Cappo, John; Crowe, Mr. H. (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1973-10-30)
    Discussion of the problem of alcohol abuse among native peoples. Raising children: comparison with earlier days. Establishment of the Shesheep, Sakimay and Muscowpetung Reserves. Many lectures about their histories and ...
  • Peyopiskos, Solomo; Rain, Louis (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1974-05-14)
    This 86-year-old gentleman discusses Treaty #10 and his understanding of the terms. The informant was present at the signing.
  • Harper, Vern; Cywink, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1983-06-23)
    Consists of an interview where he tells of life in a foster home and cultural suppression; gives a description of suppression on reserves in the 1950's; and gives a description of native values and philosophy and the role ...
  • Keeshig, Jocelyn; Johnston, Verna Patronella (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1982-08-09)
    Consists of an interview where Verna Patronella Johnston speaks of uses for traditional foods and medicines. She also gives an account of Grandma Jones, a storyteller.
  • Atimoyoo, Smith; Broba, Harry; Lachance, Choco; Tootoosis, Ernest; Bonaise, Alex (Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1971-10)
    Elders present songs and prayers with discussion about the loss of traditions and values, evils of alcohol, role of elders, etc. Also stories of adventures in intertribal warfare ; a story of a man who married a thunderwoman.

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