Earl and Beverly Crum - Oral History (02/01/2006)

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Title

Earl and Beverly Crum - Oral History (02/01/2006)

Subject

Oral history interview with Earl and Beverly Crum, Western Shoshone from Duck Valley Reservation, Owyhee, NV on 02/01/2006.

Description

Earl and Beverly Crum speak about the different types of traditional Shoshone songs sung during different ceremonies and events. They speak about how songs are more than just a melody but include a story and sometimes a moral. They also talk about how the language is put together and how it is culturally significant. Earl and Beverly also tell about the customs of the Shoshone Bear dance and hand games as well as provide a tale explaining the hand game: Coyote and the hand game. They play an array of traditional Shoshone songs. Earl describes his childhood in Battle Mountain, Nevada during the Great Depression.

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 004

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

02/01/2006 [01 February 2006]; 2006-02-01

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.
(Administrator access only): http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/427

Language

English; Shoshoni

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Earl Crum and Beverly Crum

Location

Elko - GBC (Campus Studio)

Transcription

Transcript is available: http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/426

Original Format

DVD, VOB format

Duration

00:46:00

Files

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Earl and Beverly Crum - Oral History (02/01/2006),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed December 12, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/301.