1981 Elders' Conference 2/4
Canadian Plains Research Centre
Elders discuss: loss of values; loss of language; the role of the old ceremonies; the responsibility of the elders to teach the young people.
15 p. transcript of an Elders conference conducted during August 1981. Tape number IH-OM.13-1, transcript disc 86.
Ceremonialism -- Food, Ceremonialism -- Music, Ceremonialism -- Officers, Ceremonialism -- Paraphernalia, Ceremonialism -- Right to participate, Ceremonies -- Big Drum (Menominee), Ceremonies -- Shaking Tent (Menominee), Children -- Raising of, Education -- Attitudes toward, Education -- Residential schools, Education -- Traditional, Humor, Names (Personal) -- Naming ceremonies, Nature -- And Spirituality, Power -- Prophets and diviners, Power -- Sources of, Religion and Spirituality -- Midewiwin, Religion and Spirituality -- Revival of, Societies -- Big Drum Society (Menominee), Songs and singing -- Acquisition of, Stories and storytelling (General) -- Human-like creatures, Treaties -- Significance of, Values -- Honesty, Values -- Loss of, Values -- Respect