local history Towards a New Past, Vol. 1 - Sweet Grass Transcripts

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1975 
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Interviews with Alphonse Little Poplar of Sweet Grass Band, Archie Baptiste of Red Pheasant; Mary Mountain of Seekaskootch Reserve; David Mandelbaum.  
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1. Introduction
2. Antoine Lonesinger -- His Life Story -- The Story of Black Rock -- The Story of Chokecherry Wood -- Origin of the Sioux Dance of Grass Dance -- The Story of Killsquaw Lake -- Attack on a Cree Woman by Blackfoot Raiders -- Red Feather Beheads Cut Knife and Marries the Beautiful Widow -- The Cree Orphan Boy -- The Cree Boy Who Became a Blackfoot Chief -- The Story of the Wicked Old Man.
3. Andrew (Sam) Swimmer Talks about the Medicine Chest Case
4. Eli Pooyak -- The Seven Cree Boys Who Were Turned into Rattlesnakes -- The Four Cree Boys Who Saw a Half-fish Woman -- The Death of Thunderblanket and His Wife -- Origin of the War Dance (or Sioux Dance)
5. Marie Osecap -- Hunting and Dressing Small Game; Berry Picking Comings on Police and the Sundance -- A Strange Story
6. Annie Whitecalf -- An Old Medicine Woman Defeats a Lion -- Hunting Wolves for the Ranchers; Sunchild's Reserve -- Troubles with Old Age Pensions -- Religious Rites
7. Others -- Marion Dillon -- Pierre Harper -- Francis Harper
 
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