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PR4302 · Fonds · 1985-2012

The fonds consists of project files and master versions of productions created by The Image Works for multiple clients. The productions include A Taste For Trade (concerning alternative trade organizations in East Africa), Scraping the Surface (concerning Writing-On-Stone Provincial Park), Native Art: Woodland Cree, Keep It Moving (concerning waste management), River of Joy (a celebration of 1,000 years of Ukrainian Christianity), Our Own Voice (concerning development in Nepal), multiple projects concerning crime and corrections made for the John Howard Society, multiple projects concerning the boreal forest region of Alberta, Hockey Night in Harlem (a documentary about hockey in Black communities in Harlem, New York City), promotional projects on behalf of the Government of Alberta, and interviews with Métis elders conducted at Fort Calgary among other projects.

Image Works Video Productions
Gene Gregoret fonds
PR3666 · Fonds · 1968-1980

The fonds consists of release prints, A and B rolls, answer prints, inter-negatives, original camera rolls (negative and reversal), mixed soundtracks, and original audio reels created for Viator Films documentaries. Most of these films focus on Cree communities in northern Alberta. These titles are This Place—Chipewyan Lakes, Spring Beaver, 40 Yards of Canvas, The Craftsman, Voice of My Grandmother, Season of the Birch, Lac Ste. Anne Experience, and Trout Lake. These films cover a variety of topics including Cree oral traditions, beaver trapping, woodcarving, traditional canoe construction, teepee construction, the Lac Ste. Anne pilgrimage, and Catholic missionaries. There are also two films that focus on the Caribbean immigrant experience in Alberta or life in the Caribbean (Tradewinds: West Indians in Alberta and Sweet Barbados).

The photographs depict various Cree subjects from Chipewyan Lakes, Trout Lake, and other northern Albertan communities. The textual material consists of editing notes, shot lists, and production diaries.

Gregoret, Gene
Folkways Records fonds
PR2563 · Fonds · 1960 - 1968

The fonds consists of records from the Folkways catalog including Canada's Story in Song (Folkways Records FW 3000, 1960), Folksongs of Saskatchewan (Folkways Ethnic Library FE 4312, 1968), Songs and Ballads of Northern Saskatchewan and Northern Manitoba (Folkways Records FW 8764, 1960), and Peter LaFarge Sings of the Cowboys(Folkways Records FA 2533).

The fonds also includes Indian Music of the Plains (1961, Ethnic Folkways). The recording captures the music of the Cree, Assiniboine, Kainai and Siksika First Nations.

Folkways Records
Fires of Spring film reel
PR3761 · Item · 1978, 2008
Part of Provincial Archives of Alberta discrete items collection

These records consist of a copy of Fires of Spring on 16mm film and a DVD copy of the same title. Fires of Spring is a 1978 documentary produced by the University of Alberta about the use of controlled fires for agricultural management. The film specifically focuses on the use of controlled fires by First Nations people in northern Alberta and features interviews with members of the Cree, Beaver, Dene, and Chipewyan nations regarding the traditional use of fire in land management. The film also features several University of Alberta faculty members discussing the importance of the practice.

PR0600 · Fonds · 1967-1970

Fonds consists of certificate of incorporation, correspondence, newspaper clippings, memorandum, curriculum material, reports, membership lists, financial records, and minutes of the Beaverlodge-Hythe Head Start Society.

Beaverlodge-Hythe Head Start Society