Wood, Tony, Interview

View Document
(83 KB)
Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

Title: Wood, Tony, Interview
Subject: Education, Politics, Employment, Discrimination, Racism, First Nations
Description: Tony was interviewed on July 28, 1976 in La Ronge, Saskatchewan. Tony Wood is a long-time government employee in northern Saskatchewan and worked with Brady and Norris from 1952 until each died. In the interview, he talks about the prospectors' school established by Norris and its importance. Indicated some of the ideas Norris had for the north that are now implemented. Contrasts Brady and Norris in their approaches to Aboriginal people, in arguments in their personalities. Tony also discusses discrimination against First Nations and M├ętis peoples. In the second interview, Tony describes Jim Brady as an intellectual and friend, strategies for the north as perceived by Brady and Norris, reactions to racial discrimination, Norris's relations with Aboriginal people, and the Prospectors' Assistance Plan and the school for prospectors.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1976/07/28
Type: Text Document
Format: application/pdf
Language: English
Date of Copyright: May 30, 2003
Coverage: La Ronge, Saskatchewan
GDI Media Location: GDI Oral Histories Interviews
GDI Media Filename: Wood, Tony (Murray Dobbin).pdf

Related Categories

Category W