Keith Honaker - Oral history (03/09/2016)

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Title

Keith Honaker - Oral history (03/09/2016)

Subject

Oral history interview with Keith Honaker, Western Shoshone from Duckwater Reservation, NV on 03/09/2016

Description

Keith Honaker was born at the Indian hospital in Schurz, NV in 1960.  His grandmother’s family is part of the Blackeye family, and his grandfather’s family is part of the Sam family.  He speaks about his experience as an Army brat, and how that contributed to his success later in life.  He also tells of his childhood speaking mostly Shoshoni, how he would listen to elder’s storytelling, and how difficult or unique it was growing up on the Duckwater Reservation.  He graduated from White Pine high school in Ely, NV, University of Nevada – Reno, NV with his Bachelor’s degree in teaching, and how he obtained his Master’s degree “out of necessity”.  Keith also speaks about his time teaching at the reservation as well as in New York.  Moreover, he tells his audience about the Relocation Act (1956) and the consequential creation of the American Indian Movement (AIM).

Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 056

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

03/09/2016 [09 March 2016]; 2016 March 09

Contributor

Norm Cavanaugh [interviewer]; James Hedrick [GBIA/VHC]; 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/items/show/349

Language

English; some Shoshoni

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Keith Honaker

Location

Duckwater Reservation, NV (Honaker residence)

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/561

Original Format

DVD, MP4, and AVI format

Duration

00:55:43

Files

Keith Honaker picture.jpg
GBIA 056 Keith Honaker 3-9-2016.pdf

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Keith Honaker - Oral history (03/09/2016),” Digital Humanities of the Great Basin at Great Basin College, accessed August 19, 2019, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/286.

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