This accession consists of 33 audio CDs (24 bit SDII files) that contain 33 audio recordings that June Helm and her research associates - including Nancy O. Lurie, David M. Smith and George Tharp - made with a number of northern aboriginal people. The recordings are of Dogrib, Slavey and Chipewyan people, and include notable leaders such as Chief Jimmy Bruneau and Naedzo the Bear Lake Prophet. The recordings include stories, personal messages, songs, interviews and linguistic data. The recordings also include an interview of June Helm that was recorded and aired on CBC in 1965. The dates of the other recordings are 1955, 1962, 1967, 1969, 1970 and 1971. The 23 original master audio reels and 10 original master audio cassettes were reformatted to CD in 2002.
Item :0002 (original master is an audio reel) is restricted until 2048. See notes to file for more detail.