Lois Whitney - Oral history (05/2011)

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Title

Lois Whitney - Oral history (05/2011)

Subject

Oral history interview with Lois Whitney, Western Shoshone from Elko, NV, on 05/2011

Description

Lois Whitney was born in Elko, Nevada along with her children and mother “Liz” Brady. Her family hails from all over the Western Shoshone territory. Her presentation goes over the different types of plants that are indigenous to the Great Basin area, and how they were used by the native people in the area. As Lois says, her presentation was to “talk a little about the physical, the emotional, and spiritual healing” characteristics of the plants as well as how they were used by the Native peoples. She also speaks a little about other items within her presentation as well.

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 026

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

05/2011 [May 2011]; 2011 May

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/352

Language

English; some Shoshoni

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Lois Whitney

Location

Great Basin College Campus (Elko, NV)

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/572

Original Format

DVD and VOB format

Duration

00:44:00

Files

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Lois Whitney - Oral history (05/2011),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed November 24, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/376.