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N-1995-009: 1-1 · File · 1990
Part of John Bayly fonds

Judicial Inquiry Re: Judge R.M. Bourassa, Transcript of the Proceedings heard before The Honourable Madam Justice C.M. Conrad, sitting at Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories. - 26 Mar. 1990. - 1 folder. 159 pages.
This folder contains a transcript of the initial hearing of the Bourassa inquiry

N-1995-009: 3-4 · File · 1990
Part of John Bayly fonds

Bourassa Inquiry Transcripts. - 1990. - 40 cm. (24 folders)
The folders contain the 24 volumes of transcript of the Bourassa Inquiry held in Yellowknife, N.W.T. from Apr. 23, 1990 to June 22, 1990.

Please note that the transcript contains discussion of sexual violence, including against children.

N-1989-003: 1-1 · File · 1959
Part of Elizabeth Cass fonds

[Below is an original caption accompanied by an archival description which was documented on a tape featuring Elizabeth Cass. Attached is a transcript of Cass' words which may cause offense because she uses outdated language to describe the Loucheaux (Gwich'in) and Inuit. We have reproduced the original caption and record as is because they are a part of the original historical record. If you have feedback or questions, please contact the NWT Archives].

Transcript of Tape 1 Some Observations on the Loucheux [Gwich'in] Indians, Their Customs and Stories. E.E. Cass, M.D. Includes notes on hunting, birch bark canoes, personal hygiene, rivalry between Inuit and Dene at Fort McPherson in the early twentieth century, and customs associated with puberty, marriage, burial, and music and dancing.

N-1989-003: 1-2 · File · 1959
Part of Elizabeth Cass fonds

Transcript of Tape 2 Some Observations on the Loucheux [Gwich'in] Indians, Their Customs and Stories - includes notes on medicine men, stories she heard from Annie McPherson, Loucheux medicines, chiefs, brush men (Hare and Slavey), religious beliefs, story of the Boy in the Moon, a story about medicine men related to her by Paul Bonnetplume of Aklavik, and a story by Paul Bonnetplume about the Medicine Man of Peel River [continued on tape 3].

N-1989-003: 1-3 · File · 1959
Part of Elizabeth Cass fonds

Transcript of Tape 3 [No title supplied. This is a continuation of Dr. Cass' observations on the Loucheux [Gwich'in] Indians]. - [Paul Bonnetplume's story continued from tape 2], story related to her by Peter Lord of Old Crow about [Shaheuh ?], story off Peter Lord about Epsi [about a medicine man], a story related by Mrs Martin of Aklavik about a medicine man, a story related by Lazarus Sittichinli, Mrs Martin and Edward Snowshoe about a lazy boy [each story has a different ending], the story of a man who tuned into a caribou, a story related by Edward Snowshoe of Fort McPherson about a boy whose medicine was caribou, three stories about bushmen,

N-1989-003: 1-4 · File · 1959
Part of Elizabeth Cass fonds

Transcript of Tape 4 Loucheux [Gwich'in] Customs and Stories Continued Tales of the Bushman and the girl (continued) May 10, 1959. [tale of the Brushmen and the Girl continued from tape 3], a story about a young girl at puberty, a story about the Willow Man as related by Peter Lord of Old Crow, a story about an ungrateful Indian, a Loucheaux story about the flood.

[Great Bear Lake]
N-1989-009: 0002 · Item
Part of Yellowknife Local History Project fonds

Taken on June 25th showing sun setting reaching lowest point at 12.50 and rising, exposure at tWenty minute intervals. Shot by Wilfred H. Kennedy on a Kodak 35. Cameron Bay, Great Bear Lake. 1937 (?)

[Fort Smith]
N-1989-009: 0003 · Item
Part of Yellowknife Local History Project fonds

Trading barge at Fort Smith. WHK [Wilfred H. Kennedy] was a deep sea sailor so was his Swedish grandfather from age 14. Shipped from Russia's Finland to escape Russian Navy. [Barge loaded with freight. c.1938].

[Waterways]
N-1989-009: 0006 · Item
Part of Yellowknife Local History Project fonds

Crew of Echo [?] at Waterways, Alberta. Wilfred first shipped\worked on the Northern lakes before [working in] Yellowknife Mine. After "Boy" in navy for 7 1/2 years.