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Katherine Blossom addresses students at the Shoshone Community Language Initiative (SCLI) program at Great Basin College. Katherine Blossom begins her discussion by describing the benefits of learning the language. She speaks about how her mother and…

Florence Steele and Lee Moon are Goshute from the Goshute Reservation. Florence and Lee start their oral history by telling the creation story of Coyote, and how Coyote brought over the Native Americans to the North American continent. They also…

Raymond Yowell is a Shoshone who was born in Elko, Nevada on September 23, 1929. He spoke of his birth and the eventual adoption by his relative Frank and Annie Charley from Smoky Valley. Raymond also spoke of traditional medicines, traditional…

Oral History interview with Clara Woodson and Gracie Begay, Western Shoshone from Elko and Wells, NV on 16 March 2006. Clara Woodson was born in Battle Mountain. She tells us about her family and who they worked for, how they lived, and what…

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…

Evelyn Temoke-Roche is a member of the Te-Moak tribe of Western Shoshone. She begins by discussing the land of her ancestors around Harrison Pass and Ruby Valley, and how they were known as the Wadda dikka clan (rice-eaters). She goes on to speak…
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