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Judy Moon Glasson was born and raised in Ruby Valley, NV and was one of seven children – four sisters and two brothers. She moved to Elko to find a job and ended up getting married. Judy speaks about how Elko use to be a small town until the…

Georgianna Price is a Western Shoshone from Battle Mountain, part of the Te-Moak Tribe. Georgianna begins her oral history by highlighting her time growing up and going to school in Battle Mountain. She speaks about the Battle Mountain camp, and how…

Oral History Interview with Barbara Ridley, Western Shoshone from Crescent Valley, NV on 06/30/2014This oral history contains significant Shoshone language conversation, and is recommended for usage by community language teachers. Barbara Ridley…

Gracie Begay is a member of the Western Shoshone Te-Moak tribe in Wells, Nevada. She was seventy-eight when this video was recorded. Gracie speaks of her great-great-grandfather Captain Joe Gilbert and the people from Austin and Reese River (Yomba)…

Delaine Spark Spilsbury and Laura Star Rainey are both Great Basin Shoshone from Ely, Nevada, part of the Western Shoshone. They began this oral history by speaking of their experiences going to grammar and high school as well as growing up during…

Evelyn Temoke-Roche begins by telling us the history of the Temoak people of the Wattadicca (Rice-eaters). She speaks of the 1863 Ruby Valley Treaty and the implications and events surrounding it including the land claims. Evelyn also describes the…
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