Delores Cummings - Oral History (06/20/2008)

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Title

Delores Cummings - Oral History (06/20/2008)

Subject

Oral History Interview with Delores Cummings, Western Shoshone from Duck Valley Reservation, NV, on 06/20/2008

Description

Delores Shaw Cummings was the daughter of Maria Jones and Kelly Shaw Sr. Her lineage is that of the Dosa Wihi (White Knife) clan. She explains her family’s journey towards Duck Valley Reservation by means of a horse and buggy. She describes growing up on the Duck Valley Reservation, and the native traditions that were practiced in regards to the rights of passage and death. She also tells us a story of the Mother Bear and the Mother Doe and Her Fawn as told to her by her mother. She also speaks of the traditional practices associated with the Fourth of July gathering in Duck Valley and the peyote meetings. She goes on to leave a message for the younger generations – respect.

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 017

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

06/20/2008 [20 June 2008]; 2008 June 20

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/321

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Delores Cummings

Location

Owyhee, NV [Duck Valley Reservation]

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/459

Original Format

DVD and VOB Format

Duration

00:50:30

Files

Delores Cummings Picture.jpg
GBIA 017 Delores Cummings 6-20-2008fn (1).pdf

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Delores Cummings - Oral History (06/20/2008),” Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed October 27, 2021, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/320.

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