Archive for March, 2006

 

Interview with Lynda Brown

March 24th, 2006

Interviewer: Franziska von Rosen Location: Carleton University Lynda Brown: Hi, my name is Lynda Brown. I am currently living in Ottawa. My mother’s family is originally from Pangnirtung, Nunavut. I was born up north but raised across Canada. For the last ten years I have lived here in Ottawa. Franziska von Rosen: Tell me a bit about how you learned traditional drumming and singing. LB: When I moved to Ottawa […]

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Interview with Marcus Alfred

March 24th, 2006

Interviewer: Franziska von Rosen Location: Alert Bay Marcus Alfred: My English name is Marcus Alfred. My Potlach name is P̓adzismax̱wa, which comes from Blunden Harbour. It got passed on from my grandfather, Binatsa, and that was his Hamat’sa name before he became a chief. He could have chosen to pass this hamat’sa on to Michael, Pewi’s son. But Michael received a hamat’sa from Ahda Brenda, who passed it first to […]

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