Paul, Harry, Interview

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Title: Paul, Harry, Interview
Subject: Lifestyle, Family, Education, Employment, First Nations, Alcoholism, Religion
Description: Harry was interviewed on July 14, 1976 in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. Harry Paul was raised on a farm in Saskatchewan and went to work in the north in his late teens. He is now a successful businessman who, among other things, has a bicycle factory in Rivers, Manitoba, employing only First Nations workers. Harry lived in La Ronge in the thirties and here describes what life was like in those years. Harry also discusses the destruction of the First Nations way of life in the north by various non-Aboriginal institutions: government, church, RCMP, the project in Rivers, Manitoba, where a former air force base has been converted into a new First Nations community with various employment projects on site. During this interview Harry also mentions alcohol abuse, education, social life, and family.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1976/07/14
Type: Text Document
Format: application/pdf
Language: English
Date of Copyright: May 30, 2003
Coverage: La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Manitoba
GDI Media Location: GDI Oral Histories Interviews
GDI Media Filename: Paul, Harry (Murray Dobbin).pdf

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