Toby Hilman - Oral history (08/11/2008)

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Title

Toby Hilman - Oral history (08/11/2008)

Subject

Oral history interview with Toby Hilman, Northern Paiute from Pyramid Lake Reservation, NV on 08/11/2008

Description

Toby Hilman is a Northern Paiute from the Pyramid Lake Reservation where he grew up until he attended Stewart Indian School. He speaks about being at Stewart and the discipline that was practiced there. Although one thing that he did receive from Stewart was education in carpentry which he now uses to make traditional pipes. He relays the importance of the pipes and how they are used in traditional ceremonies such as sweat lodge and sun dance. He also speaks about having Tuberculosis (TB) and being sent to Fort Bidwell in California and afterwards sent to an Indian sanatorium in Winslow, AZ. Later in life he recalls working for the Civilian Conservation Corp and surveying parts of Wadsworth, Pyramid Lake, and Walker River reservation. He also advices the youth to stay away from drugs and alcohol as well as to partake in outdoor activities and eating healthy.

Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 020

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

08/11/2008 [11 August 2008]; 2008 August 11

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.
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Language

English; some Paiute

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Toby Hilman

Location

Reno, NV (Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Senior Center)

Transcription

Transcription in progress

Original Format

DVD and VOB format

Duration

00:56:51

Files

Tobey Hilman picture.jpg

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Toby Hilman - Oral history (08/11/2008),” Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed October 24, 2021, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/366.

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