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Collection Details


Collection Name: Salt River Settlement Oral History Project
Repository Name: Prince of Wales Heritage Centre. Northwest Territory Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
URL: http://museum.learnnet.nt.ca/fond_database/ms-20.html
Description: This fonds consists of 5 audio cassettes of interviews with elders that lived in the Salt River area in the 1920s and 1930s, including Francois King Beaulieu, Maria Brown, Vincent Beaulieu, Liza Schaefer, Francois Laviolette and Fred Dawson. The topics of the interviews include a history of the Beaulieu family, housing construction, animal husbandry, farming and the effect of the flood that took place at the Salt River Settlement in the 1930s. The fonds also contains Chipewyan transcripts and English translations.
Broad Subjects: Agriculture; Environment
ASP Subjects: Agriculture; Architectural design; Canada; Family--History; Floods; Oral history; Salt River
Collection Code: OHC0001566