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1981 Elders' Conference 1/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference discussing Indian and Christian creation myths, reflections on education and religion, comparison of Indian and non-Indian values, and the loss of traditional values and beliefs and the movement to recover them.
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1981 Elders' Conference 4/4

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ernest Tootoosis
Mani Boyd
Johnson Wanepee
Barney Dog
Jim Dumont
Ron Wakegijig
Dan Pine
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference about prophecies and the recovery of traditional values, the role of Elders in the community, and the philosophy and practice of traditional medicine.
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1982 Elders Conference (1/5)

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion about the construction of log and birch canoes ; the tuberculosis epidemic ; the effects of non-Indians on Indian life style : spiritual values, hunting; fishing; land use, etc.
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1982 Elders Conference 2/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders discuss traditional religion, it's relationship to Christian religions and its place in traditional healingpractices.
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1982 Elders Conference 3/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
Elders stress the importance of tradition and, in particular, the religious and medical traditions of the Indian people.Accounts of two visits to the world of the dead.
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1982 Elders Conference 4/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
James Mecas
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angus Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference discussing comparison of Indian and Christian religions and religious ceremonies, traditional songs and dances, and history of Europeans in North America from the Indian viewpoint.
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1982 Elders Conference 5/5

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ted Wheatley
Sam Osawamick
Ernest Debassigae
Joe Yellowhead
Kate Assinewe
Ron Wakegijig
Herman Atkinson
Charlie Neilson
Dan Pine
Louis Bruce
Noel Knockwood
Angust Pontiac
Ernest Tootoosis
Indian History Film Project
Description
A discussion of Cree funeral songs. Includes a story of a woman's vision of the afterlife.
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2012: Business as Usual

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Danielle DeLuca
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 2, 40 Years of Advocacy, June 2012, p. [?]
Description
Discusses the expectations and ceremonies planned by Mayan priests' for the end of the "long-count" calendar cycle on December 21, 2012.
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2012: End of the World?

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Danielle DeLuca
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 1, Sacred Places, Sacred Lifeways, March 2012, p. [?]
Description
Discusses how the Indigenous Mayans are planning to pray, and celebrate the change of the 2012 cycle.
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50 Years With Indians and Settlers on Lake Winnipeg

Alternate Title
Fifty Years With Indians and Settlers on Lake Winnipeg
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Frederick Leach
Description
Oblate author recounts his life in Manitoba including his perspectives on traditional medicine, being a judge in Juvenile Court and attending treaty day at Little Grand Rapids in 1919.
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Aboriginal Society in Southern California

Alternate Title
University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethonology ; v.26
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
William Duncan Strong
Description
Part of: University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology, vol. 26.
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Aboriginal Spirituality: Symbolic Healing in Canadian Prisons

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
James B. Waldram
Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry , vol. 17, no. 3, September 1993, pp. 345-362
Description
Documents the process of symbolic healing currently taking place in penitentiaries, which involves cultural awareness and educational programs.
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Aboriginal Women Caregivers of the Elderly in Geographically Isolated Communities

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
K. E. Crosato
C. Ward-Griffin
B. Leipert
Rural and Remote Health, vol. 7, no. 796, September 21, 2007, pp. 1-12
Description
Findings indicate that perceptions of care are informed by cultural values in five themes: passing on traditions, being chosen as caregiver, support within the circle of healers, establishing circles of care and accepting of refusing external resources.
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An Aboriginal Worldview of Helping: Empowering Approaches

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anne Poonwassie
Anne Charter
Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy, vol. 35, no. 1, Multicultural Counselling in the Millenium, 2001, pp. 63-73
Description
Looks at holistic approaches to healing and wellness developed by Aboriginal groups.
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Aborigines and Change: Australia in the '70s

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
C. D. Rowley
Aboriginal History , vol. 3, no. 2, 1979, pp. 152-154
Description
Book review of: Aborigines and Change edited by R. M. Berndt. Chapters are papers presented at symposium of the Institute of Aboriginal Studies. To access review, scroll down to page 152.
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An Act of Attention: Event Structure in "Ceremony"

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Elaine Jahner
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 5, no. 1, A Special Symposium Issue on Leslie Marmon Silko's , 1979, pp. 37-46
Description
A description of the narrative style of using events in the novel Ceremony to engage the reader's attention to look into deeper into the feelings and ideas behind the narrative's actions. Silko's style is a bridge between oral and written traditions for Indigenous storytelling.
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Ada Clegg Interview #2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Ada Clegg
David Stevenson
Indian History Film Project
Description
Discusses attitudes toward the dead and traditional medicine.
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Adam Solway Interview 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where Adam Solway talks about being orphaned at 8 years and adopted by the Blackfoot Reserve, Alta; his attendance at a residential school; becoming a councillor and then chief of the reserve. He comments on the issues he had to deal with as well as providing comments on contemporary lifestyles and leadership.
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Adam Solway Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Adam Solway
Christine Welsh
Tony Snowsill
Indian History Film Project
Description
This is a continuation of an interview with Adam Solway on January 29, 1983 on the Blackfoot Reserve.
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Adawx, Spanaxnox, and the Geopolitics of the Tsimshian

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Susan Marsden
BC Studies, no. 135, Perspectives on Aboriginal Culture, Autumn, 2002, pp. 101-135
Description
Discussion of two strains of oral history and how the combination relates to tribal territory and political association among tribes.
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Age Grade Societies (Blood)

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Bob Black Plume
John Hellson
Mrs. Black Plume
Indian History Film Project
Description
Bob Black Plume talks about the various Blood Societies.
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Agnes Fox and Maria Sinclair Interviews

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Agnes Fox
Maria Sinclair
Mary Mountain
Iris Baker
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories about the power of the medicine man and the abilities to foretell the future. It also includes information regarding traditional attitudes toward education, marriage and lifestyle.
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The Akwesasne Cultural Restoration Program: A Mohawk Approach to Land-Based Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Taiaiake Alfred
Decolonization, vol. 3, no. 3, Indigenous Land-Based Education, 2014, pp. [134]-144
Description
Tracks the creation of a cultural apprenticeship program which aims to give youth in the community the necessary skills, knowledge and experiences in land, language and culture to retain and regenerate land-based practices which had been affected by environmental contamination.
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Alex Cywink Interview #1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Max Ireland
Alex Cywink
Indian History Film Project
Description
Consists of an interview where he tells of legends concerning the arrival of white men in North America; Parallels to the Norse (Viking) sagas -- (Is this possibly an example of the oral tradition presenting the Indian view early Viking settlement?). He tells of prophecies concerning the arrival of white men and the eventual return of Indian ways; describes the role of women in pre-Columbian America; and gives accounts of native medical practices and the linguistic evolution.
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Alfred (Albert) Mishibinijima 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred (Albert) Mishibinijima
Tony Snowsill
Christine Welsh
Ernest Debassigae
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview with Alfred Mishibinijima who recounts his life working on farms and in lumber camps, the origin of some Ojibway words and the aftermath of the War of 1812. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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Alfred (Albert) Mishibinijima 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Alfred (Albert) Mishibinijima
Tony Snowsill
Christine Welsh
Ernest Debassigae
Indian History Film Project
Description
An interview with Alfred Mishibinijima who recounts the inadequacy of schooling on the reserve, the terms of the Robinson Treaty and the Indian agents of Manitoulin. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood ; interpreter : Ernest Debassigae.
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Alienation and Ritual in "Winter in the Blood"

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Louise K. Barnett
American Indian Quarterly, vol. 4, no. 2, A Special Symposium Issue on James Welch's , 1978, pp. 123-130
Description
A discussion on ritual in James Welch's Winter in the Blood and its a representation of Indigenous Americans fighting their own cultural alienation in society.
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Allan Quandt Interview 2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Allan Quandt
Murray Dobbin
Indian History Film Project
Description
Allan Quandt discusses general problems of implementing programs in the north.
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Alligator Clans in Oklahoma: Creek/Seminole Stomp Dance in Indian Territory

Alternate Title
Papers From the American Indian Studies Section at the 2006 Western Social Science Association
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Paula Conlon
Indigenous Policy Journal of the Indigenous Studies Network, vol. 17, no. 2, Summer, 2006, p. [?]
Description
Discusses how the resurgence of the Stomp dance, a Native American religious and social dance, is keeping the Eastern Woodlands tribes alive and well. Access through table of contents.
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