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Contributor:Ahenakew, Freda, 1932-2011 | Dahlstrom, Amy | Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998 | Smith, James G. E. | Ellis, C. D. (Clarence Douglas), 1923-
Description: The Cree materials in the Siebert papers are all related to the language, mostly within Series IV and mostly articles collected by Siebert. They include vocabulary and grammatical materials. There are also 34 tapes of instructional materials in Swampy Cree and Moose Cree, in Series XII, which accompanied "Spoken Cree, west coast of James Bay" by C. Douglas Ellis (not digitized).
Collection:Frank Siebert Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.97)
Date:April 15, 1872; April 30, 1945; October 1, 1948
Description: Young's "Rossville Mission Indian vocabularies," Cree vocabulary collected at the Rossville Mission near Norway House, Manitoba. Ahenakew's "The Cree Indians' theology," discusses various Cree conceptions of Muneto; describes attempt to acquire personal Muneto; mentions sun dance for Thunderbird. Letter from Ahenakew to Paul A. W. Wallace, transmits genealogy of his family and information on Skunkskin. Hopes to write on Metawiwin societies, mentions Tar Blanket and Susukwamoos as high in Metawiwin. People at Ahenakew's reserve have been Christian for four generations; has to travel to get ethnographic information.
Collection:Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)
Language:English | Naskapi | Cree, Plains | Cree, Swampy | Cree, Woods | Oji-Cree (ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᐣ) | Ojibwa, Western
Contributor:Kendall, Daythal | Voorhis, Paul H. | Merriam, Kathryn Lavely | Whitehawk, Madeleine | Lamirande, Ernie | Wood, Elizabeth | Courchene, Rick | Jaurdain, Mary
Extent:1.5 linear feet; audio
Description: After finishing his PhD, Daythal Kendall accepting a position at Brandon University, Manitoba to teach local varieties of Cree and Ojibwe, as a temporary replacement for Paul Voorhis. He therefore possessed a large number of Paul Voorhis' Cree publications (Series 5), and during this time produced a large volume of lessons to teach Canadian Aboriginal syllabics. These are in various forms in Series 3, including students' exercises. There is also correspondence relating to this period with Paul Voorhis and Katherine Merriam, as well as a separate conversation relating to American Philosophical Society materials (Series 1). Series 11 contains numerous audio recordings in several Ojibwe and Cree languages, including stories (some unidentified) and langauge exercises.
Collection:Daythal L. Kendall Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.148)
Extent:6 min. : DIGITIZED
Description: The Omushkego materials in the Ilse Lehiste Papers consist of 4 audio recordings: 3 are stories relating to moose hunting and polar bears, told mainly by Joe Linklater at Fort Albany / Kashechewan, and one of an unidentified song. (NOTE: This material has been digitized and can be accessed online for free by users not physically at the APS Library through a login and password. Please see our Audio Access Page for information on how to request these materials.)
Collection:Ilse Lehiste papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.62)
Date:1976, 1986, 1998-2001, 2009
Contributor:Bird, Louis | Carpenter, James | Hunter, Toby | Kataquapit, Joseph | Kataquapit, Michael | Koostachin, John George | Matthews, Maureen Anne, 1949- | Patrick, Michael | Tekakwitha, Catherine, Sister | Wesley, James
Description: Audio recordings of interviews and narrations primarily by or with Louis Bird of Peawanuck. Major topics include Omushkegowak folklore, history, wihtigo, and other topics. The recordings include consist of three general types: stories and commentaries recorded directly by Louis Bird in Cree with some English explanation; interviews conducted by Louis Bird in Cree with elders and other residents of Peawanuck, Attawapiskat, and Kashechewan; and interviews by Maureen Matthews with Louis Bird in English on a variety of topics. Some of the interviews conducted by Matthews were recorded in the context of producing radio documentaries for CBC Radio One. (See Series I, Subseries 12 for the broadcast version of these documentaries.)
Collection:Maureen Matthews Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.164)