Lester Shaw Jr. - Oral history (06/01/2016)

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Title

Lester Shaw Jr. - Oral history (06/01/2016)

Subject

Oral history interview with Lester Shaw Jr., Western Shoshone from Duck Valley Reservation (Owhyee) on 06/01/2016

Description

Lester Shaw Jr. was born in Boise, ID and was son to Lester Shaw and Lillian Thomas Shaw.  Lester currently resides on the Duck Valley Reservation where he attended school until 1961 and became president of the FFA and participated in various sports.  During this period he helped out at his dad’s mom’s ranch pushing cattle, branding horses, and putting-up hay.  After he finished High School he worked at Spanish Ranch to save up to attend Haskell Institute in Kansas until he was drafted into the military in 1964.  While serving in the military he was sent to Germany and Vietnam during the war, at which time he received the Bronze star and was inducted into the Military Order of the Purple Heart.  He also spent much of his life learning masonry which he taught to the youth which he advises to keep up their traditions and Native language.

Interviewed by Norm Cavanaugh

Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 052

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

06/02/2016 [02 June 2016]; 2016 June 02

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/id/172

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Lester Shaw, Jr.

Location

Duck Valley Reservation - Owyhee (Shaw residence)

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/528

Original Format

DVD, MP4, and AVI format

Duration

00:20:40

Files

Lester Shaw Jr. pricture.jpg
GBIA 052 Lester Shaw 6-1-2016.pdf

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Lester Shaw Jr. - Oral history (06/01/2016),” Digital Humanities of the Great Basin at Great Basin College, accessed May 25, 2019, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/289.

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