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A.E. Pickford fonds

  • GLEN glen-1858
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1950

The fonds consists of anthropological lectures, manuscripts, notes, correspondence and newsclippings related to ethnobotany, arts and crafts, tranculturation, and archaeology of British Columbia native peoples, including the Haida, Kootenay, Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw), Nootka, Salish, Sekani and Tsimshian. Includes a copy of Alice Ravenhill's "Arts and Crafts of the Indians of British Columbia".

Pickford, A.E.

Aborigines Protection Society fonds

  • GLEN glen-2
  • Fonds
  • 1860-1905

The fonds consists of petition and letter to F.W. Chesson protesting the sale of land by the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) in Manitoba (1860); letters to Chesson [photocopied 1964] about grievances of the Metlakahtla in British Columbia (1869-1886), and Canadian government relations with Manitoba Indians (1885-1887). Includes letters [photocopied 1964] from Canadians about the slave trade (1892, 1905).
Records related to the following subjects are also in this fonds: Dr. G.F. Bodington, Bishop Edward Cridge, Rev. William Duncan, Great Whale River, Canon Grisdale, H.A. Kennedy, David Leask, Bishop Robert Machray, Archdeacon John McLean, G.S. McTavish, C. Hubert Pemberton, Dr. John Shultz, Arthur Swindell, and John Taylor.

Aborigines Protection Society

Abraham Okpik's Inuit oral history collection

  • GLEN glen-3418
  • Collection
  • 1969-1971

The collection consists of recorded interviews with Felix Nuyaviak, Kenneth Peeloolook, Kingmiaktuk, Ameralik, Poneepakochook, Noah Araguttainnaq, Eksinak, Joe Nasogaloak, Aniqisaq Kokseak, Jim Kalabak, Dave Piungituq, John Ayoruaq, B. Iqquraqtuq, Johnasee Uyaraq, Eualuakjuk, Kalvak, Etuanga. Recordings were made at Inuvik, Spence Bay, Pond Inlet, Pangnirtung, Belcher Island, Tuktoyaktuk, Broughton Island, Clyde River, Rankin Inlet, Igloolik, Frobisher Bay, Holman Island, Cape Dorset. Subjects covered include: Avoutuk (story), Kouyakjuke (legend), Inuktyuk (legend), shaman ways, social laws, Inuit games, names of relations, hunting ways, Paja, young women, Siatsialuk (shaman), Atangaoyak (shaman), father and daughter legend, Lomayuke (legend). Culture of contemporary Northern communities was documented by recordings of a church service in Pangnirtung, a dance in Cape Dorset, and children at play.

Okpik, Abraham

Alex Johnston fonds

  • GLEN glen-1339
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1974, predominant 1911-1949

The fonds consists of photographs of Lethbridge Experimental Station and projects (1911-1942), soil erosion in Alberta and Saskatchewan (1930s), and agricultural views; discussion notes on irrigation for experimental station staff seminars and meetings (1933-1949); and Alex's papers on agriculture for the station (nd). Also consists of research materials including photographs of southern Alberta in the 1890s to 1910s, Alex's address on the history of the Western Stock Grower's Association (1971), and recorded conference on the Mounted Police held at University of Lethbridge (1974). Includes recorded Glenbow Foundation staff conference (1959), manuscript of "Indians of the Western Plains" by Mike Mountain Horse (1936), and miscellany.

Johnston, Alex

Alfred and Amy Goodwin fonds

  • GLEN glen-1059
  • Fonds
  • 1903-1931

The fonds consists of accounts, receipts, agreements, and business cards related to the moving business; Alfred's diaries (1909-1927) and Amy's diary (1909); personal correspondence; scrapbooks related to building-moving and native peoples; lists of Alfred's native artifacts collection; newsclippings and miscellany. Includes photographs of native personalities and views of moving. RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS: John Barter, Blackfoot, Blood, Canadian Pacific Irrigation Colonization Co., James Cassin, Cree, Eusley Dennis, Willian Dennis, Haida, George A. Ken, livestock brands, Norman Luxton, Mac W. Lyle, Mrs. M.S. Mitchell, J.B. Richards, Charles M. Russell, Sarcee (Tsuu T'ina), Guy Shackles, I.A. Shippen, Cyrus Richard Stovel, and R.H. Weir.

Goodwin, Alfred

Allan McDonald fonds

  • GLEN glen-1594
  • Fonds
  • 1878-1882

The fonds consists of Allan's correspondence regarding Indian Affairs, and Qu'Appelle land syndicate documents.

McDonald, Allan

Alphonse Little Poplar fonds

  • GLEN glen-3054
  • Fonds
  • 1987

The fonds consists of recorded interviews, made on April 7 and 14, 1987, in which he discusses berries, haying, selling posts, cutting wood, Christmas and New Year, housing on the Sweet Grass reserve, master carpenters, 1942 windstorm, Frank Knife and Jim Buller.

Little Poplar, Alphonse

Ambrose Gravelle fonds

  • GLEN glen-2777
  • Fonds
  • Copied 1967-1969 (originally created [ca. 1895-1950])

The fonds consists of photographs of Kootenay personalities from Tobacco Plains and Elmo; the funeral of Michael Phillips; and Mrs. Gravelle.

Gravelle, Ambrose

Anahareo family fonds

  • GLEN glen-3806
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1920-1999]

The fonds consists of correspondence, sketches, photographs and other records, much of which was compiled by Dawn Richardson and Katherine Swartile, which relates to Anahareo's life with Grey Owl and subsequent activities in Alberta and British Columbia, particularly related to the promotion of her book and of Grey Owl's significance.

Anahareo family

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