1983 Elders' Conference 4/5
Canadian Plains Research Centre
The role of education in the loss of spiritual and cultural values ; evidence of previous and planned oppression by non-Indians ; revival of interest in traditional values and the role of elders as a source of knowledge.
20 p. transcript of a conference conducted during August 1983. Tape number IH-OM.15-3, transcript disc 89.
Law, Fred, Alcohol -- Abuse of, Children -- Raising of, Death -- Spirits of the dead, Discrimination -- Against Indians, Education -- And cultural suppression, Education -- Residential schools, Education -- Traditional, Elders -- As teachers, Government by Indians -- Band elections, Government by Indians -- Band management, Government by Indians -- Concept of nationhood, Indian Affairs, Department of -- Policies of, Indian-Federal government relations -- Constitution, Indian-Federal government relations -- White Paper (1969), Indian-Federal government relations -- Negotiations, Indian-Provincial government relations -- Negotiations, Legislation -- Indian Act, Non-Indians -- Duplicity of, Non-Indians -- Early attitudes toward, Non-Indians -- First contact with, Political organizations -- Federation of Saskatchewan Indians, Political organizations -- Provincial, Religion and Spirituality -- Prayer, Religion and Spirituality -- Revival of, Religion and Spirituality -- Sweetgrass, Stories and storytelling (General) -- Death, Values -- Loss of, Values -- Obedience, Values -- The right way to live