Joe Duquette interview

Duquette, Joe
Welsh, Christine
Snowsill, Tony
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Canadian Plains Research Centre

Joe Duquette, born 1904, on Mistawasis Reserve, never attended school, completely self-educated. Now Senator of F.S.I. and involved in teaching and counselling young people. He tells the story of his arranged marriage.

28 p. transcript of an interview with Joe Duquette conducted by Christine Welsh and Tony Snowsill on June 17, 1983. Tape number IH-122, transcript disc 4.
Agriculture -- Farming, Ceremonialism -- Paraphernalia, Children -- Raising of, Containers and utensils -- For food, Disease and illness -- Influenza, Education -- Attitudes toward, Education -- Self-taught, Elders -- In political organizations, Family -- Care of elderly, Food -- Preservation of, Food -- Rations, Housing -- Log houses, Indian Affairs, Department of -- Indian agents, Land -- Surrenders, Marriage -- Arranged, Medicine and curing practices, Medicine and curing practices -- And plant remedies, Missionaries -- Attitudes toward, Pipes and smoking -- Sweetgrass, Political organizations -- Federation of Saskatchewan Indians, Political organizations -- Provincial, Power -- From dreams and visions, Religion and Spirituality -- Medicine wheels, Religion and Spirituality -- Prayer, Religion and Spirituality -- Revival of, Religion and Spirituality -- Sweetgrass, Transportation -- Wagon, Treaties -- Treaty rights, Values -- Respect, Values -- Sharing, World War I -- Treatment of returning veterans, Mistawasis Reserve, Saskatchewan, Papeewin, Frank, Waterhen Reserve, Saskatchewan