Oral History - Ronnie Dixon (11/05/2014)

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Title

Oral History - Ronnie Dixon (11/05/2014)

Subject

Oral History interview with Ronnie Dixon, Western Shoshone from Battle Mountain, NV, on 11/05/2014

Description

Ronnie Dixon is a Western Shoshone from the Battle Mountain Band, born and delivered by his grandmother on the Battle Mountain Colony, and was raised in Battle Mountain.  He was also raised by his grandmother and grandfather.  He tells us about the history of his grandparents, and how he went to school with his sisters and friends.  Ronnie then goes on to tell about his times drinking, being a cowboy with his father, and how he was drafted into the Army during Vietnam.  He tells us about his time in the Military.  And then goes on to tell of his job in Owyhee as a Substance Abuse counselor, and his philosophy around spirituality and drinking.

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 043

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

11/05/2014 [11 November 2014]; 2014 November 11

Contributor

Norm Cavanaugh [interviewer]; Andrew Moore [GBIA]; Scott A. Gavorsky [VHC]; 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/files/show/488

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Ronnie Dixon

Location

Battle Mountain, NV [Battle Mountain Colony]; Owyhee [Duck Valley Reservation]

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/505

Original Format

DVD, MP4, and AVI format

Duration

00:50:35

Files

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Oral History - Ronnie Dixon (11/05/2014),” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed December 12, 2017, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/94.