1983 Elders' Conference 2/5

Wheatley, Ted
Benedict, Ernest
Nogongiig, Angus
Dumont, Jim
Thomas, Johnny
Osawamick, Sam
Fox, Alex
Tootoosis, John
Bruce, Louis
Fiddler, Sid
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Canadian Plains Research Centre

Talks about the traditional teacher in the University setting ; proposal for friendship ceremony between Iroquois and Ojibway ; the Iroquois confederacy ; Kootenay plains initiative to return to traditional lifestyles ; reflections on past and future wars ; and the importance of elders in recovery of traditional values.

13 p. transcript of a conference conducted during August 1983. Tape number IH-AA.15-1, transcript disc 88.
Alcohol -- Abuse of, Ceremonialism -- Pipes, Ceremonies -- Sundance (Ojibway), Education -- Advanced, Education -- And cultural suppression, Education -- Attitudes toward, Education -- Traditional, Elders -- As teachers, Elders -- Respect for, Iroquois confederacy, Iroquois Indians, Ojibway Indians, Pipes and smoking -- Thunder pipe, Power -- Vision quests, Religion and Spirituality -- Revival of, Religion and Spirituality -- Sacred places, Religion and Spirituality -- Sweat lodge, War -- Danger of, Bell Rock, Ontario, Dreamers Rock, Ontario, Kootenay Plains, Alberta, John Logan, Tecumseh