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The Stoney Indians

Description of the Stoney Nakoda Nation, likely from the perspective of Telfer. Includes observations about the Stoney reserve, homes, seasonal activities, payments to the Stoney from the federal government and the Calgary Power Company, dress, gender dynamics, religion, food, the Annual Singing Festival, and names.

Classroom Rules for children and for teacher

List of classroom rules from the Morley Residential School, likely typed up by Telfer. There are rules for the children and for teachers. The document is typed on letterhead for "Indian Residential School, United Church of Canada, Rev. E.J. Staley, Principal, Morely, Alta."

The Owl Dance, the Lodge, and the Torture

Document describing the Owl Dance, a lodge, and a method of torture. The specific culture/place related to these descriptions is not clear. "Catlin" is written at the bottom, either as the author of the document or the source of the information.

Cardston [Residential School visit]

Document contains an account of a visit to Cardston, Alberta, likely to St. Paul's St. Paul's Anglican Residential School on the Blood reserve. The document was likely written by Telfer.

First Course in Haisla

Item is a X̄a’islak̓ala language course, with exercises. The course is based on a wordlist compiled in 1974 by linguist Hein Vink. Vink was helped by Jeffrey Legaic, Irene Starr, Amelia Grant, Kay Grant, Nelson Grant, and others. Accompanying the course are sound recordings, located in the Sound recordings series within this collection.

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