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Untuwe pi kin he = who we are. Volume 1, Treaty elders' teachings  Cover Image Book Book

Untuwe pi kin he = who we are. Volume 1, Treaty elders' teachings / Doris Pratt, Harry Bone, the Treaty and Dakota Elders of Manitoba with contributions by the AMC Council of Elders.


"Elders are the foundation of traditional education; custodians of traditional knowledge and experts in metaphor and allegory. In the Treaty Elders' Teachings series, the Elders are accorded the proper and fitting consideration for their expertise as carriers of the oral history and oral tradition. Our languages are the basis of who we are as peoples. Without them, our identities, cultures and nations cannot survive. Throughout these volumes we privilege the Anishinaabeg, Anishininwak, Dakota Oyate, Denesuline and Nehethwuk/Ininiwak languages to express our understandings of the world. However, the quotes within this volume are not in-depth. These quotes are snapshots of what Elders knew at the time, and do not account for the evolution of knowledge bases by the Elders." -- Provided by the Publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780986916816
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : colour illustrations ; 26cm
  • Publisher: Winnipeg, MB : Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs Secretariat, [2014]

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Formatted Contents Note:
1: Creation -- 2: Creator's Love -- 3. Sacred Teachings: The Pipe, Prayer and Medicines -- 4: Social Relations -- 5: Language -- 6: Things That Were Lost -- 7: Reclamation of Teachings -- Appendix 1: Glossary -- Appendix 2: List of Elders -- Appendix 3: Elders Focus Groups & Community Forms.
Subject: Indigenous peoples > Manitoba > Languages.
Indigenous peoples > Education > Manitoba.
Indigenous peoples > Manitoba > Folklore.
Indigenous peoples > Social life and customs > Manitoba.
Oral history > Manitoba.
Indigenous peoples > Manitoba > Residential schools.

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Legislative Library, Vaughan Street E 78 .M3 Unt (Text) 36970000968760 Manitoba Heritage Collection Not holdable Onsite consultation -

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