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1885 - Aftermath

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Kurt Boyer
Our Legacy
kã-ki-pe-isi-nakatamãkawiyahk
Description
Looks at the aftermath of the defeated Métis at the Battle of Batoche and the fallout of the North-West Resistance for what would later become Canada.
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1885 Canadian Pacific Railway Telegrams

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jeremy Mohr
Saskatchewan History, vol. 68, no. 1, Spring, 2016, pp. 6-11
Description
Brief article describes the Saskatchewan Archives acquisition of a ledger of telegraphs from the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) telegraph station at Clark’s Crossing, near Saskatoon, dated April 18 - June 26, 1885. Many telegraphs discuss the battles of the 1885 North-West Resistance, the capture of Louis Riel, and contain historically relevant names: Edgar Dewdney, Major General Middlton, Pasqua (Chief Paskwa), Pitikwahanapiwiyin (Chief Poundmaker), Mistahimaskwa (Chief Big Bear), Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald. Entire Issue on one .pdf, scroll to page 6.
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1885 / Fur Trade - 1970-1985. - Folder 2.

Alternate Title
Defence of Big Bear
Our Captivity Ended
Prisoners of the Indians
The Siege of Fort Pitt
Archival » Archival Items
Author/Creator
Elizabeth M. McLean
William McKay
Francois Dufresne
Description
Personal narrative of the daughter of Chief Trader W.J. McLean of the Hudson's Bay Company about her family's capture at Fort Pitt and subsequent transfer to Wandering Spirit's camp at Frog Lake during the conflict. The interpreter for Big Bear at his trial gives translation of the Cree leader's speech and recounts his own memories of the Frog Lake Massacre.
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1978 Education and Elders Conference 1

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Dominic Eshkawkogan
Norman Agounie
Jim McGregor
Wilfred Owl
Ron Wakegijig
Smith Atimoyoo
Indian History Film Project
Description
A conference where several speakers discuss the role of elders in educating young people and the loss of respect for the elders in modern Indian society. Transcribed by Joanne Greenwood.
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Acceptance and Rejection of Assimilation in the Works of Luther Standing Bear

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Frederick Hale
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 5, no. 4, Series 2, Winter, 1993, pp. 25-41
Description
Examines underlying themes and attitudes in the works of Luther Standing Bear, focusing on European-American culture and control towards Lakotas. Entire issue on one PDF. To access article, scroll down to appropriate page.
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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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Adams, Dr. Howard

Images » Photographs
Description
File contains a black and white photograph of Dr. Howard Adams, no date given.

Historical note:

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Ahchuchwahauhhatohapit (Ahchacoosacootacoopits, Star Blanket)

Alternate Title
Starblanket
Web Sites » Governmental
Author/Creator
John L. Tobias
Description
Starblanket, Plains Cree Treaty 4 leader (c. 1845-1917) endeavoured throughout his life to obtain fulfillment of promises made by the Crown. Accessible from Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.
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Ahtahkakoop (c. 1816-96)

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Deanna Christensen
The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Description
Explains, in a brief history, how Ahtahkakoop chose the land for the reserve which now bears his name and how he was the second chief to sign Treaty 6 at Fort Carlton in 1876.
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Allan Fox in headdress

Images » Photographs
Description
A head and shoulders photograph of Allen Fox, a Sweet Grass Reserve First Nations Chief in a full head-dress.
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Almighty Voice

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Reginald Bird Beatty
Description
An article written by Reginald Beatty describing the events leading to the death of Almighty Voice, a member in One Arrow's Band at the Duck Lake agency.
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Almighty Voice and His Stories

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David Lee
Native Studies Review, vol. 10, no. 2, 1995, pp. 57-76
Description
Explores the life story, escape, recapture and death of the young Saskatchewan Cree, Kahkeesay-Manitoowayo, who escaped from jail and remained at large for nineteen months.
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Almighty Voice Siege Camp

Images » Photographs
Description
A photograph of the encampment near Kinistino, SK erected by the North West Mounted Police and associated volunteers during the standoff with Almighty Voice and his two Cree companions.
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[America's Great Indian Leaders]

Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Steve Roszell
Julie Johnson
Description
Focuses on four Native American leaders: Crazy Horse, Chief Joseph, Geronimo, and Quanah Parker. Duration: 54:55.
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The American Indian Chicago Conference

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Joan Ablon
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 1, no. 2, January 1962, pp. [17-23]
Description
Goal of conference was to disseminate information on discussion of issues confronting Native Americans nationwide.
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American Indian Education: Historical Perspective

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margaret Connell Szasz
Peabody Journal of Education, vol. 61, no. 1, The Transcultural Education of American Indian and Alaska Native Children: Teachers and Students ..., Autumn, 1983, pp. 109-112
Description
Discusses conference including topic of self-determination.
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Among Ghost Dances: Sarah Winnemucca and the Production of Tribal Identity

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mark Rifkin
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 31, no. 1-2, Spring-Summer, 2019, pp. 170-207
Description
Discusses Winnemucca’s 1883 book, Life among the Piutes, and her advocacy work on behalf of the Piutes; focuses on the rhetorical strategies and political positioning Winnemucca uses to represent her people and their interests to settler publics and government officials.
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Antoine Lonesinger 10 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
The interview includes the story of a Cree boy who becomes a Blackfoot Chief.
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Antoine Lonesinger 11 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Alphonse Littlepoplar
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes two stories: the first about a boy who saves a boy and wins a wife in the process; a second about a boy who upon returning to his band with a wife becomes chief.
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Antoine Lonesinger 12 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Archie Baptiste
Indian History Film Project
Description
Antoine Lonesinger discusses different methods of earning a living that included making charcoal and lime. Also included is the story of a boy saved a camp from starvation with the help of the raven spirit.
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Antoine Lonesinger 13 Interview

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Antoine Lonesinger
Archie Baptiste
Indian History Film Project
Description
Interview includes stories about a ghost priest and a non-existent camp. Also included is a story of how a lame boy's skill as a medicine man won him a chieftainship and a wife.
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Arsene Fontaine Interview #2

Alternate Title
Indian History Film Project
Oral History » Oral Histories
Author/Creator
Arsene Fontaine
Ray Marnoch
Indian History Film Project
Description
Arsene Fontaine reminiscences.
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