Nutmikewey Nemitumkewey

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A Story of Life in Pioneer Days

  • T-1020.002
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  • 1975

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Annabelle MacKinnon of Prime Brook. She briefly discusses Mi'kmaw crafts.

Apli'kmuj

  • T-2033
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  • 198-

File consists of an audio recording of a child's story in Mi'kmaq; supplement to student handbook. (See MG 07a.11.1b).

Biographical sketch of Hugh MacKenzie

  • T-3
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  • 1963

File consists of an audio recording; mentions first contact between Mi'kmaq and Gaelic settlers.

Brief biographical sketch of Hugh MacKenzie and his contributions to Cape-Bretoniana and Mr. MacKenzie is interviewed by Cathleen MacKinnon

Hugh MacKenzie: Early history of Christmas Island (N.S.), MacNeils vs. Mi'kmaq, Scottish Immigrants to C.B. Brought only bare essentials with them, Funiture and Clothing in the early days

Early method for making dye

Recipe for making soap

Faill iu faillin ho ro eile - Milling song

Recipe for making tea. Early settlers made tea from herbs and roots

Medical care - sick and elderly were cared for by relative and neighbors

His prayers were answered ... Anecdote

Difficulty getting food...

Mi'kmaw with scalping knife...

Dat's me father

Schools scholars in the days...

Asthma and sore throat cure

Superstitious practises

Meeting the red haired woman means bad luck for the rest of the day

The black cat superstition...

Discussion on second-sight

I feel a heavy weight on my back...

Second-sight story

Stop here a minute...something is going to happen right here

I saw my brother's funeral...

Hallowe'en customs/B. New Year with rhymes

Reiteach - matchmaking

Brief sketch of MacKenzie family...

The ship "Harmony"

The Scottish pioneers were ingenious

Oran and amadan bhoidheach...Song-lament tells of a man who mistakenly shoots his sweetheart

MacNeil Boating Songs (Kishmul Castle)

Gu bheil angille dubh-dhonn

Oran an t-saighdear - Soldier laments his second induction into the army

Tha mi fo lean dubh 's mi m'onair composed by Bard William Ross

Song lament

Tha mo glean air au Chieetan [SIC]

Tha mise fo mhulad 's an am...

Mary's Dream

O nach till thu ruinn a rithis...Jacobite song

Soraidh leibh 's oidhche mhath liebh

Thanks Hugh MacKenzie

C.W. Francis

  • T-937
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  • 197-?

File consists of an audio recording of Mi'kmaw hymns.

CBI Radio

  • T-1412
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  • 03 May 1980

File consists of an audio recording of a radio program; Hugh F. MacKenzie mentions the Scottish settlers in Cape Breton and their contact with the Mi'kmaq.

Chief Ben Christmas

  • T-274
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  • 1977

File consists of a reproduction of an audio recording recorded in 1961 at the Church in Membertou. The recordings are of Chief Ben E. Christmas who is reciting various songs and commentary regarding Mi'kmaw social life. Reproduction of the tape recorded by Deblois, belonging to the Canadian Music Centre.

Chéticamp Acadian Folklore and History

  • T-1194
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  • 1978

File consists of an audio recording of an interview held in Sydney; includes a discussion of Mi'kmaq, wedding and funeral customs.

College of Cape Breton sod turning

  • T-543
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  • 1976

File consists of an audio recording of the sod turning ceremonies for the new College of Cape Breton campus.

Donald Marshall

  • T-1023
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  • 1977

File consists of an audio recording of a discussion of Mi'kmaw culture with Chief Marshall; the focus is on revival of culture with respect to: organizations, performing groups, folk dancing, tourist culture activities, music and games and problems of inter-marriage. This was recorded in Membertou.

Early history of young people of Big Pond

  • T-6
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  • 1963

File consists of an audio recording of an oral history of early Scottish settlers in the Big Pond area; mentions Mi'kmaq in the East Bay area.

What were the Bras D'or Mission?
Early history of the MacIntytres of Big Pond (N.S.)
The Church of East Bay
Who was Malcolm MacLellan?
What do you know about the MacLeods who were among MacLellan's students?
Why was the East Bay school Started? East Bay school started in 1825...
What men were prepared for the Seminary?
What about the Industries of early Cape Breton?
The schools in Big Pond (N.S.) were attended by sixty pupils in 1862.
From Big Pond (N.S.) they came to Sydney (N.S.) Academy for grade ten.
Was East Bay the first parish
Briefly discuss Parish activities?
Tell us about the Protestant settlers...
How did the four Seminarians travel to Rome?
Was there much traffic on the Bras D'or Lakes in those days?
Would you care to speak about the Mi'kmaq?
Where did the early people get the animals - horses, cows, sheep, etc.
What about food - ammunition?
Ceilidh in those days was most enjoyable...
What do you believe of the Bocain
Do you remember any of the remedies early settlers used

Folklore Medicine

  • T-2317
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  • 198-

File consists of an audio recording of Maisil Donovan interviewed on Folklore Medicine (Richard MacKinnon's Folklore Class).

From the heart : three maritime folk musicians : [Scottish, Acadian and Mi'kmaq]

  • FT-50
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  • 199-?

Item is a video recording which celebrates three of folk music's legends: Acadian fiddler Eddy Poirier, Cape Breton Scottish piano player Doug MacPhee, and Mi'kmaw artist and elder, Sarah Denny, and combines performances from open air concerts, old fashioned square dances and a Mi'kmaw mawiomi with the thoughts and feelings of the performers.
Eddy Poirier : fiddling from the Acadian heart --
Doug MacPhee : a legacy of music --
Sarah Denny : keeper of the culture.

Funeral of Grand Chief Donald Marshall Sr.

  • T-3113
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  • 30 Apr. 1991

File consists of an audio recording of Marshall Sr.'s funeral. Glen Billoway describes the funeral service held for Grand Chief Donald Marshall Sr.: number of people attending (1500); ceremonial dress worn; celebrants
of the funeral service and ceremonial garb worn by priests. Glen describes the event as a "coming together of native and non-native" and names local politicians, dignitaries in attendance, and talks about the colour guard supplied by the Knights of Columbus. Excerpt from the service itself as Noel Doucette, an elder, talks about his close relationship with Donald Marshall Sr. and relates an anecdote to describe the character of the late
Grand Chief. Another excerpt from the funeral service features Walter Denny Jr., quoting a letter about the Grand Chief written by his widow, Caroline. He further mentions a sealed letter from Marshall to be passed
on to the Grand Council - probably containing Marshall's recommendation for new Grand Chief. Glen talks about food served at the funeral, and closes with a violin tune written by Patricia Chafe Nauge and preformed by Winnie Chafe, "For the Love of My Father."

Gaelic songs and stories

  • T-403
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  • 1972

File consists of an audio recording. Joseph L. MacDonald, Boisdale tells a story of an encounter between Cameron and a Mi'kmaw.

Glendale Festival of Fiddlers

  • T-1124
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  • 18 Jul. 1975

File consists of an audio recording of the Festival of Fiddlers held in Glendale, Cape Breton. Joe Googoo of Whycocomagh plays a selection of strathspeys and reels, with Joey Beaton on piano; Frankie Googoo of Whycocomagh plays a selection of march, strathspeys and reels.

Harriet Denny, Annie Cremo and Noel P. Denny

  • T-599
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  • 1975

File consists of an audio recording of a discussion of Mi'kmaw religious rituals; this was recorded at Xavier College, George Street, Sydney.

Interview with Beverly Jeddore

Interview with Beverly Jeddore about her life, teaching dance, welcoming dance, celebration dance and clothing, beadwork, the game dance, the feather dance, the snake dance, the blanket dance, the wedding dance, the welcoming dance song, the celebration dance song, learning dances, the waltes game, with the community, learning the songs and dances, dances on the footwear, prayer and song, kind of footwear for dancing, older woman in Eskasoni who knows a lot.

Canadian Museum of History

Interview with Catherine Gallagher

  • T-1474
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  • 08 Oct. 1981

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Catherine Gallagher who taught at the King's Road Reserve and at Membertou.

Interview with Catherine Gallagher

  • T-2264
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  • 1977, 1981

File consists of an audio recording of an interview Catherine Gallagher, teacher at Membertou. Additional remarks, another tape done by CBC Radio, Sydney.

Interview with Jessie MacKenzie

  • T-2052
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  • 1982

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Jessie MacKenzie, East Bay, of her time teaching in Eskasoni.

Introduction
Biographical Sketch - born at Piper's Cove
Attended school at Benacadie - almost 100 children going from Piper's Cove then went to high schoo at Iona
Started teaching at age 17 - first school was at Christmas Island; taught at Benacadie for 5 years
Went to teach at Eskasoni in 1937
All Mi'kmaw children, but some claimed Scottish ancestry
Gives some Mi'kmaw names: Googoo, Gould, Mathews, Simon a popular first name
What was the reservation like?
Land provided by the Government, no taxes, school well equiped, teachers paid by Federal Government. People were very poor at that time, poor housing etc.,
What about their language?
They were proud of their language...
Did you ever try to learn Mi'kmaq?
Knew a few words at one time; gives a few examples
They understoo English, the Mi'kmaw agent did everything possible to keep them in school; they had no concept of time
Their life style was to be in the woods and on the lakes and rivers
They were very good to each other, very "clannish".
After a funeral, all the deceased person's possessions were sold to pay the expenses
No priest at Eskasoni at the time; a "Captain", one of their own people, came & instructed them - he was a very good man
What about their music & songs?
They were very musical; they learned to sing the Psalms in Latin
Some of the Mi'kmaq learned Gaelic...
Were they good students?
Not at that time - they didn't care too much for going to school
Marion Paul - the first student from Eskasoni to become a teacher
A story about getting caught in a snowstorm going home to Piper's Cove from Eskasoni
Who wrote the song "Bu deonach leam tilleadh"?
Hugh MacKenzie, Christmas Island, a bard, a fiddler & a piper
What would he make songs about?
He would make songs about anything or anybody: the telephone song, a song about an old barn etc.
Sings the song "Bu deonach leam tilleadh"
Tells of teaching Gaelic at East Bay school after she retired from Eskasoni
Had a class every Thursday afternoon - 90 children

Interview with Lee Cremo

  • T-883
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  • 1977

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Lee Cremo in Eskasoni. Lee Cremo's background as a fiddler, the various fiddle styles in Cape Breton. Also, prejudice and the gap between white and Mi'kmaw ways of thinking.

Interview with Lee Cremo

  • T-2412
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File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Lee Cremo.

Interview with Lee Cremo - 1st part

Interview with Lee Cremo - 1st part - about his life, father and the fiddle, learning, Easter Open (speaks about that contest), his first record, Tennessee Championship, his bowing and style of playing, playing for dances, differences in styles of dancing, step-dancing and tap-dancing, his music band, Mi'kmaw music on fiddle and God and music, verbal music, First Nation Meeting in Saskatchewan, dance at Christmas Island, fiddle music considered evil, fiddlers in Mi'kmaw community, occasions for dancing, performance dances, wedding dance, chief of dancing, wedding dance.

Canadian Museum of History

Interview with Lee Cremo - 2nd part

Interview with Lee Cremo - 2nd part (continuation from tape LEB/SAY-Ac-39) - talk about wedding dance, speaks about developing music in children, chanting or singing during wedding dance, special wedding song, birthdays, praying, singing for dancing, he sings the song for the dance, celebration dance, Nescaouette dance, learning to dance, dances in home, respect for elders, his wife explains about dancing and dance at Chapel Island, dance died out on Chapel Island, Mi'kmaq life, learning dancing, understanding Mi'kmaw dance movement, step for dances, respect in dancing.

Canadian Museum of History

Interview with Lee Cremo - 3rd part

Interview with Lee Cremo - 3rd part (continuation of LEB/SAY-Ac-40) - talk about Nescaouette, children learning dances, Chief of dance and differences in arm positions for dancing, fish type person, stiffer upper body, different styles of fiddling for dancing, other dances, language, dance tradition kept up, occasion for dancing, play for what type of dance, Mi’kmaw tunes on fiddle, eagle dance, feather dance, traditional dance, singing to this dance, lullaby, traditional instrument for Mi’kmaw dancing, rattle, melodies on the fiddle, step-dancing, wedding dance, harvest dance, three kinds of dancing, Mi’kmaw greetings with demonstrations, shoes, clothing.

Canadian Museum of History

Interview with Rita Joe

  • T-3276
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  • 04 Dec. 1997

File consists of an audio recording of Rita Joe's thoughts on life.

Interview with Winnie Chafe

  • T-900
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  • 1977

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Winnie Chafe, Glace Bay. She mentions that the Scottish, French and Mi'kmaq all settled in Frenchvale and that the Mi'kmaq taught the other settlers to hunt and trap.

Jeanette Denny : Mi'kmaw home remedies

  • T-2322
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  • 11 Nov. 1986

File consists of an audio recording of an original audio recording of Eleanor Johnson's interview with Jeanette Denny, submitted to Richard MacKinnon's Folklore 100 Class on November 11, 1986.

Jim Charlie MacNeil and Joe Neil MacNeil

  • T-560
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  • 1972

File consists of an audio recording of an interview with Jim Charlie MacNeil and Joe Neil MacNeil. Joe Neil tells a story about a Mi'kmaw woman selling baskets to a Scottish woman who only spoke Gaelic.

Joseph Lawrence MacDonald

  • T-359
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  • 1972

File consists of an audio recording recorded in Boisdale. Joseph Lawrence MacDonald tells story from a newspaper clipping found at Big Pond. The following has been transcribed from notes accompanying the
recording: The legend purports of "an encounter between a giant Mi'kmaw and a descendant of the Great Cameron of Lochleil. A man from Lochaber, Scotland, came to Margaree where a 'warlike' Mi'kmaq, the Sylliboys, were living during the months of March and April where they made maple sugar. 'Sweet drops of the maple cow.' Very descriptive of the Mi'kmaw camp weapons. Solution was suggested by elder - a wrestling match between Cameron's song and the 6'8 tall Chief. Description of fight. Cameron's son won. The Chief returned to Whycocomagh. 1200 acre farm - middle of the Margaree Valley."

Lecture on Chief Ben Christmas

  • T-3238
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  • 1996

File consists of an audio recording of Peter Christmas' talk at the Old Sydney Society on October 24, 1996 on the life and accomplishments of his father, Chief Ben Christmas.

MacTalla an Eilean

  • T-1325
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  • 197-

File consists of an audio recording of violin selections by Lee Cremo including Johnny Cope and Tom Fancy; piano accompaniment by Vincent Joe, including Paddy on the Turnpike.

MacTalla an Eilean

  • T-1327
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  • 06 Jan. 1979

File consists of an audio recording of MacTalla an Eilean, which includes violin and piano selections by Lee Cremo and Vincent Joe, including Heather on the Hill and Kane's Reel.

MacTalla an Eilean

  • T-1364
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  • 15 Sept. 1979

File consists of an audio recording of MacTalla an Eilean, featuring violin music by Lee Cremo; includes Glengarry Hornpipe; Charlie C. Sutherland Reel; Nellie & Elizabeth Hornpipe.

Mi'kmaq Chants

  • T-3234
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  • 1995

File consists of an audio recording performed by the Denny Family of Eskasoni.

Mi'kmaw Dances

Item is a video recording of several Mi'kmaw dance styles; this recording was produced by the Mi'kmaq Association of Cultural Studies and collected as a part of the Inverness County Dance Project by LeBlanc and Sadowsky.

Recording notes:

  1. Noel P. Denny and his brother Peter P. Denny of Eskasoni performing some chants for dancers (a) K0'JWA, (b) JUKWA'LUK KWE'J'JUOWL at the Eskasoni School. Lee Cremo, Champion Mi'kmaw fiddler as Master of Ceremonies.
  2. Port Royal Celebrations June 1985 to Commemorate the 375th Anniversary of the baptism of Grand Chief Membertou. Sarah Denny of Eskasoni and her dancers.
  3. 1986 Indian Summer Games in Cambridge Reserve, Sarah and her dancers (reduced in number) but with new participants. The New Brunswick Chanters of Birch Creek participate.

https://youtu.be/OuJdg7seFfo

Mi'kmaq Association of Cultural Studies

Mi'kmaw Folklore

  • T-1054
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  • 1978

File consists of an audio recording of a discussion of Mi'kmaw folklore; includes description of fairies, changelings, legend about Glooscap, the "little people" and their tricks.

Mi'kmaw History

  • T-2341.002
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  • 1977

File consists of an audio recording of various subjects of Mi'kmaw history.

Mi'kmaw History

  • T-2341.001
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  • 1977

File consists of an audio recording of various subjects of Mi'kmaw history.

Mi'kmaw Hymns

  • T-131
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  • 1968

File consists of an audio recording. Mi'kmaw choir of Nyanza singing Christmas carols, a discussion of family life at boarding school, singing hymns and comment on life in general. Children sing various Mi'kmaw songs and tell the history of the Mi'kmaw Church.

Mi'kmaw Songs and Hymns

  • T-1076
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  • 1976

File consists of an audio recording of field recordings of Mi'kmaw songs and hymms by Ron MacEachern.

Mi'kmaw Songs and Hymns

  • T-1015
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  • Sept. 1980

File consists of an audio recording of a discussion of the chants recorded on T-1076 by Ron MacEachern; this was recorded in Eskasoni by Elizabeth Beaton-Planetta.

Mi'kmaw culture and music

  • T-302
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  • 1971

File consists of an audio recording of Mi'kmaw songs and music recorded at a Mi'kmaw gathering in Truro. Directed by Sister Angelina Vallas.

Mi'kmaw folk medicine

  • T-2408
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  • 1977

File consists of an audio recording of Thomas Stevens on the various cures the Mi'kmaq have for colds, fever, sores, and bee stings. He explains about the various herbs they use. Eel skin is good for arthritis; make a
bracelet from eel skin. Gives a list of other cures for broken leg, etc.

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