Eleanor Little - Oral History (1/17/2006)

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Title

Eleanor Little - Oral History (1/17/2006)

Subject

Oral History with Eleanor Little, Western Shoshone from Duck Valley Reservation, NV, on 1/17/2006.

Description

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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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

DVD GBIA 002

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archive

Date

1/17/2006 [17 January 2006]; 2006-01-17

Contributor

Norm Cavanaugh [interviewer]; James Hedrick [GBIA/VHC]; University of Utah SYLAP [streaming video]; Great Basin College; BARRICK Gold of North America

Rights

Non-commercial scholarly and educational use only. Not to be reproduced or published without express permission. All rights reserved. Great Basin Indian Archives © 2016.
Consent form on file (administrator access only): http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/298

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Eleanor Little

Location

Owyhee Hospital, Owyhee, NV - Duck Valley Reservation

Transcription

Transcript Available: http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/files/original/0972e51143598c06e816818cd0d6b906.pdf

Original Format

DVD; VOB format

Duration

00:43:25

Files

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Eleanor Little - Oral History (1/17/2006),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed September 24, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/297.