Loyd Hanks - Oral history (04/16/2014)

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Title

Loyd Hanks - Oral history (04/16/2014)

Subject

Oral history interview with Loyd Hanks, Western Shoshone from Duck Valley reservation, NV-ID, on 04/16/2017

Description

Loyd Hanks is a Western Shoshone from the Duck Valley reservation his family came from both Paradise Valley, NV and Reese River, NV. Loyd talks about how he became a crew chief in the U.S. Air Force as part of a jet engine mechanic crew, and how he also worked on a missile crew during the Cuban missile crisis involving Russia. He also speaks and honors previous Native American military men, and also pays tribute towards the different Native American code-talkers during the various wars involving the U.S. He also speaks about how the culture helped these individuals survive the turmoil of the wars, and moreover gives advice to the younger audience relaying that learning and preserving the culture is vital and worthwhile.

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Read Loyd Hanks oral history transcript [pdf file]

Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 033

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

04/16/2014 [16 April 2014]; 2014 April 16

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/410

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Loyd Hanks

Location

Duck Valley reservation (Owyhee, NV-ID)

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/624

Original Format

AVI and MP4 format

Duration

00:58:27

Files

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Loyd Hanks - Oral history (04/16/2014),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed September 24, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/409.