Eleanor Little - Oral History (1/17/2006)
Eleanor Little was born in Miller Creek ten miles north of Owyhee, Nevada delivered by her grandmother Susie Nip in the traditional way. Her mother was Jessie Little and her father was George Little. She discusses how her family, and other families, came to live at the Duck Valley Reservation. Eleanor also describes her experiences at the Swayne School, and the Tuberculosis epidemic in Duck Valley. She also tells us a Shoshone tale about Coyote and the birds. Additionally, she educates us on traditional medicines used by the Great Basin Native Americans.
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