Gracie Begay - Oral history (06/27/2014)

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Title

Gracie Begay - Oral history (06/27/2014)

Subject

Oral history interview with Gracie Begay, Western Shoshone from Wells, NV, on 06/27/2014

Description

Gracie Begay is a member of the Western Shoshone Te-Moak tribe in Wells, Nevada.  She was seventy-eight when this video was recorded.  Gracie speaks of her great-great-grandfather Captain Joe Gilbert and the people from Austin and Reese River (Yomba) who were moved by the Union Soldiers to the Battle Mountain colony in 1937.  She also tells of the camp that was at the Ricksie station near Beowawe, and how she and her relatives went to school there.   Gracie also goes on to tell about her involvement with the Danns, and how she went with them to the Supreme Court in Washington D.C.  She goes on to tell of the history of her family, and how she was involved with Indian Health Service and the Health Board for the Western Shoshone.  She ends by summarizing the importance of recording Shoshone history, and how it is a tool for future generations.


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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 040

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

06/27/2014 [27 June 2014]; 2014 June 27

Contributor

Norm Cavanaugh and James Hedrick [interviewer]; James Hedrick [GBIA/VHC]; Andrew Moore [GBIA]; Scott A. Gavorsky [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/files/show/485

Language

English; a little Shoshone

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Gracie Begay

Location

Wells, NV [Begay residence; Wells Colony]

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/501

Original Format

DVD, MP4, and AVI format

Duration

00:29:32

Files

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Gracie Begay - Oral history (06/27/2014),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed December 12, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/87.