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Spiritual Life, Governance, Culture, Traditions, Resources, Context and Background
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  • The Animals are Great Teachers
    The three forms of life, animals, insects and plants, teach humans how to live. Interviewer - Earle Waugh, PhD.
     
  • Arranged Marriages
    Proper and similar discipline, teaching and guidance may assist in making an arranged marriage work. Interviewer - Earle Waugh, PhD.
     
  • Banning of Ceremonies and Decimation of the Indian People
    Along with no positions of status and power the banning of ceremonies were very big factors to the decimation of the Indian people. Series Coordinator - Dr. Earle Waugh
    © Dr. Earle Waugh & University of Alberta
     
  • The Buffalo
    The Buffalo provided clothing, music, strength and sacredness. Series Coordinator - Dr. Earle Waugh
    © Dr. Earle Waugh & University of Alberta
     
  • Centre Pole
    One gifted person who has vision will lead others in requesting for things such as good health.
    Series Coordinator - Dr. Earle Waugh
    © Dr. Earle Waugh & University of Alberta
     
  • Ceremonies and Government
    The sacred ceremonies are organized by four chosen people to guide and direct on how to respect Mother Earth.
    Interviewer - Earle Waugh, PhD.
     
  • Ceremony and it's Role in Establishing Identity
    Although the different Native Tribes are all made and part of a similar circle there is much distinction. Interviewer - Earle Waugh, PhD.
     
  • Changing Bands
    Switching and rejoining bands due to difficulties such as disputations between families was a common factor.
     
  • Chief Problems
    Although it was rare that there were problems with Chiefs it was possible to leave a band if there was disagreement with the governing. Interviewer - Earle Waugh, PhD.
     
  • The Constitution of the Cree is Mother Earth
    Rights and freedom is our Mother Earth as she has a great deal to offer. Interviewer - Earle Waugh, PhD.
     
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