Manitoba Elders (Oral Histories and Profiles)

$195.00

Olson, Marie-Rose; Vi Chalmers; Lena Boulette; Moses Bignell; Stewart Stranger (Illust.); Watler Ollson (Salteaux Trans.);

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Olson, Marie-Rose; Vi Chalmers; Lena Boulette; Moses Bignell; Stewart Stranger (Illust.); Watler Ollson (Salteaux Trans.); . Manitoba Elders (Oral Histories and Profiles). Winnipeg, Manitoba: Manitoba Indian Cultural Education Centre, 1981. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 57. 4to. Illustrated stapled beige card covers. Replete with black-and-white portraits of Elders. The M.I.C.E.C. interviewed, taped, translated, and photographed a total of seventy-three Elders from throughout the Province of Manitoba including from: Winnipeg, Brokenhead Reserve; Big Eddy Reserve; Fisher River Reserve; Nelson House; Cross Lake; Peguis Reserve; Moose Lake; Easterville; Dallas, Manitoba; The Pas Reserve; Pukatawagan; Gillam; Fox Lake; Split Lake; For Alexander Reserve. A remarkable and exceedingly scarce collection of oral histories, and reminiscences by Indigenous Elders including accounts of their time in Indian Day Schools (Residentail Schools), stories of the Riel Rebellion (as passed down to them), their changing physical environments, accounts of hunting and fishing, and much more. Two very faint spots to the rear cover, the contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; near fine. Stapled Wraps. (#2011) $195.00