Elizabeth "Liz" Brady - Oral history (11/29/2006)

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Title

Elizabeth "Liz" Brady - Oral history (11/29/2006)

Subject

Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Liz" Brady, Western Shoshone from Elko, NV on 11/29/2006

Description

Elizabeth “Liz” Brady was born in Elko, NV between the Elko Smoke Shop and I-80 where the old Elko Senior Citizens Center was located. Her father’s name was Sontag Jackson whose grandparents were from the Austin area and were part of the Dubba Diccada. Her mother was Mary Horton who belonged to the Dosa Wihi near Battle Mountain, NV. Liz talks about how she grew up around ranches while her father ran mustangs. She speaks about her experience going to Battle Mountain for grammar school, and her experience at Stewart Indian School where she was punished for speaking her language. She also speaks about how her grandfather partook in contact with the emigrants and their wagons. She also speaks about growing up in tzsogogotti (Antelope Valley) and how her family was ran out of the area. She also tells the audience about the history of Elko including the start-up of a lot of the old businesses including who ran them. She also speaks about living on the outskirts of Battle Mountain and the diseases impacting the Shoshone there.

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Read Elizabeth 'Liz' Brady Oral History Transcript [pdf file]

Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 013

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

11/29/2006 [29 November 2006]; 2006 November 29

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 © 2017.
Consent form on file (administrator access only): http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/items/show/356

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Elizabeth "Liz" Brady

Location

Elko, NV (GBC - TV Station)

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/536

Original Format

DVD and VOB format

Duration

01:02:40

Files

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Elizabeth "Liz" Brady - Oral history (11/29/2006),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed November 24, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/355.