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Pre-movie panel discussion on "Reintegration of Returned Veterans" before the Black & White Movie Night showing of The Best Years of Our Lives (dir. William Wyler; 1946). Panelists for the discussion included: Nick Beitia: Veteran and GBC…

Loyd Hanks is a Western Shoshone from the Duck Valley reservation his family came from both Paradise Valley, NV and Reese River, NV. Loyd talks about how he became a crew chief in the U.S. Air Force as part of a jet engine mechanic crew, and how he…

In Janey Blackeye-Bryan and Shasta Blackeye-Adair’s second presentation to the Shoshone Community Language Initiative (SCLI) program at Great Basin College they continue to talk about their history and the traditions of the Western Shoshone.…

Anthony Tom is a member of the Te-Moak Western Shoshone and a veteran from the Air Force who lives at the South Fork Reservation, which he and others referred to as Lee, NV. He speaks about the South Fork community’s virtues, as well as, his…

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 Dan Blossom, Western Shoshone from Battle Mountain, NV on 03/27/2012This oral history contains significant Shoshone language conversation, and is recommended for usage by community language teachers. Dan Blossom (Cho Cho…

Floyd Collins was born in Ely, NV on August 27, 1937. His dad was Abe Collins Sr. and his mom was Dellis Maul. Floyd speaks about living all around Nevada but mostly in Ely, and how he worked different occupations such as BLM, Kennecott mine, and…

Lester Shaw Jr. was born in Boise, ID and was son to Lester Shaw and Lillian Thomas Shaw. Lester currently resides on the Duck Valley Reservation where he attended school until 1961 and became president of the FFA and participated in various sports.…

The official program from the 2007 Elko National Basque Festival, held 29 June through 1 July 2007. This was the 44th year of the Festival. The Festival Theme was "Bakeam Eta Jaietan"--"Celebrating Peace and Freedom," and events recognized the…

The story of Florentino Goicoechea (Basque: Florentino Goikoextea), a Basque resident and occassional smuggler living in the Pyrenees between France and Spain who operated the Réseau Comète or "Comet Line", an escape route for downed…
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