The Wisdom of Papasschayo, A Cree Medicine Man

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Title: The Wisdom of Papasschayo, A Cree Medicine Man
Creator: J. P. or James Brady
Subject: First Nations, Cree, Spiritualism, Métis, 1885, Resistance, Brady, James
Description: This article, written by James Brady, discusses First Nations’ chief Papasschayo, who protected Brady’s maternal grandfather, Laurent Garneau from authorities during the 1885 Resistance. Brady discusses numerous instances of the First Nation’s chief supposed clairvoyant abilities. This article is part of the James Brady Papers, which were donated to the Gabriel Dumont Institute in the 1990s by author and activist, Murray Dobbin. Dobbin used this collection to write his book about James Brady and Malcolm Norris entitled “The One-And-A-Half Men: The Story of Jim Brady & Malcolm Norris, Metis Patriots of the 20th Century”. Transcribed by David Morin and edited by Christine Charmbury and Darren R. Préfontaine. This document has been re-transcribed from the original and includes all spelling and grammatical errors.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institue
Date: 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
Type: Text Document
Language: English
Date of Copyright: October 18, 2004
Coverage: Alberta, Saskatchewan
GDI Media Location: Brady Papers - VM Final
GDI Media Filename: wisdom.papasschayo.pdf

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