This sub-series consists of photographs W.D. Addison took of the Nahanni old-timers he interviewed and associated photographs taken on trips taken to reach them. Locations include Sacramento (California), Brentwood Bay and Saltspring Island (British Columbia), Calgary, Sundre, and Edmonton (Alberta), Enterprise, Hay River, Kakisa, Yellowknife, Fort Simpson, the Liard Valley, and Cantung (Northwest Territories).
This sub-series consists of photographs taken by W.D. Addison while on his 1974 travels in the Nahanni region with David Bates. They also relate to his work collecting the oral histories of old-timers of the region.
This sub-series consists of photographs (slides, negatives, and prints) from W.D. (Bill) and Wendy Addison's 1966 honeymoon trip to the Nahanni. It also includes a 1970 Park News magazine featuring some of Bill's photographs from this trip.
This sub-series consists of final products created by W.D. Addison for his various Nahanni-related projects, including "Preliminary Annotated Bibliography of Nahanni National Park and the South Nahanni Watershed, N.W.T.", "A Review of the Bio-Physical Literature Pertinent to Nahanni National Park and the South Nahanni Watershed", "Nahanni National Park Historical Resources Inventory Parks Canada Vol. 1 Interviews With R. M. Patterson Willy McLeod", "Nahanni National Park Historical Resources Inventory Parks Canada Vol. 2 Interview With Gus Kraus", "Nahanni National Park Historical Resources Inventory Parks Canada Vol. 3 Interviews With: Bill Clark Albert Faille", "Nahanni National Park Historical Resources Inventory Vol. 4 A Preliminary Chronology", and a series of transcripts of Nahanni old-timers including A.E. Cameron, Bill Clark, Carl Falcon, Charlie Hansen, Duncan Martin, Milton Campbell, Bill Cormack, G.C.F. Dalziel, Jonas Lafferty, Anna Lindberg, Ole Loe, Kay Turner, Stan Turner, Nazar Zinchuk, Carl Aarhus, John and Marj Brucker, Harry Camsell, Lodema George, Buster Groat, Duncan Martin, Father Turcotte, Lloyd Tyerman, Allan Wright, John Dewhurst, Mary Kraus, Stan McMillan, Fred Sibbeston, Father Mary, A.S. McNeil, R.M. Patterson, the Truesdells, and Charles Yohee in various stages of completion. The transcript series frequently includes photograph catalogues and other appendices.
This sub-series consists of audio reel-to-reels of Addison's interviews with Nahanni Old-Timers and duplicate cassette copies. Another set of tapes previously deposited at NWT Archives is found in accession N-1979-091.
This sub-series consists of correspondence with old-timers and others regarding the history of the Nahanni and research material collected by W.D. Addison, including photographs and documents given to him by old-timers (both originals and copies), maps annotated during the interviews, and material gathered from other sources.
This sub-series consists of records relating to the administration of W.D. Addison's contracts with Parks Canada regarding the Nahanni, including his bibliography and literature review contract and several old-timers interview contracts, and notes on work left to be done, a master chronology, old-timer death dates, and place names and coordinates.
The sub-series consists of records relating to various other heritage-related projects proposed by the Metis Association and Metis Heritage Association, including production of curriculum material, a strategic education plan, a video, fiddle instruction, oral history transcription, and recording the Metis anthem. The records include proposals and applications, correspondence, letters of support, budgets, and briefing notes.
The sub-series consists of records relating to a series of Tulu Projects to document historical sites, undertaken by the Metis Nation and Metis Heritage Association in the 1990s, with support from Youth Services Canada and the GNWT Department of Renewable Resources/Department of Resources, Wildlife and Economic Development. The records include proposals, project updates and reports, contracts and agreements, financial records, participant lists, application information, interview questions, newspaper clippings, a journal, site listings and database entries, photographs, and Value At Risk Inventory forms.
The sub-series consists of records relating projects undertaken by the Metis Heritage Association to preserve and promote the Michif language. The records include project proposals, correspondence, reports, agreements and contracts, a conference transcript and recordings, and resolutions related to language.
The sub-series consists of records relating to the Metis History Project undertaken by the Metis Heritage Association in the 1990s. The project was composed of several smaller projects including a records assessment, archival index, short history booklet (The Fiddle and the Sash), video project, lengthy scholarly book (Picking Up the Threads), and historic site commemoration. The records relate to all of these components and include correspondence, briefing notes, proposals, terms of reference, a copy of the archival index, a copy of The Fiddle and the Sash booklet, a video script, reports, contracts and financial records, historic site database information, drafts of the Picking Up the Threads book, family trees, workshop material, work plans, project updates, and photographs.
The sub-series consists of records relating to the proposed publication of a second volume of "Our Metis Heritage", which was intended to be a written history of Metis people in the Northwest Territories. The records include pamphlets, correspondence, donation records, and a draft version of the book.
The sub-series consists of records relating to several oral history projects conducted by the Metis Association and the Metis Heritage Association, as well as some tapes and transcripts collected from other sources. The records include administrative records such as correspondence, project proposals, financial records, reports, and lists of people to interview, as well as the products of the oral history projects, notes and summaries, transcripts, and tapes.
The sub-series consists of records relating to the first Metis Heritage Project undertaken by the Metis Association during the 1970s. The project included gathering records and photographs from various sources, including individuals and archives, which documented the history of the Metis people in the Northwest Territories. The records include copies of textual records from other institutions and publications, copies of photographs of Metis life from other institutions and family albums, original photographs of Metis Association events, genealogies, research notes, and finding aids. The copied textual records include correspondence, government records, annual reports, journal excerpts from missions and fur trade posts, notes from treaty parties and half-breed scrip commissions, journals and memoirs of private individuals, newspaper and magazine clippings, and excerpts from books.
The files have been maintained in their original order and several distinct groups of records are apparent: copies of textual records, topical reference files, family reference files, research material, catalogues and finding aids, and copies of photographs.