Vivian Cinnabar - Oral history (11/24/2009)

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Title

Vivian Cinnabar - Oral history (11/24/2009)

Subject

Oral history interview with Vivian Cinnabar, Western Shoshone from Duck Valley Reservation (Owyhee, NV), on 11/24/2009

Description

Vivian Cinnabar is a Western Shoshone who resided at Duck Valley Reservation (Owyhee, NV) the majority of her life. She starts her narrative by speaking about contact and conflict between the Western Shoshone and the emigrants who were coming into the area who started up ranches. She also tells about the formation of the Ruby Valley Treaty of 1863, the Duck Valley reservation and how it was originally set up to be completely Western Shoshone, and Carlin Farms. She also gives an account of her relative Captain Buck. The conversation then turns towards her time attending school. She first started at Owyhee and eventually ended up in Sherman Institute in Riverside, CA. She also describes how many of the people in Owyhee ended up attending Stewart Indian School. Vivian describes her time working as an engineer at the old hospital in Owyhee, and how she contract Tuberculosis (TB).

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 022

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

11/24/2009 [24 November 2009]; 2009 November 24

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/369

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Vivian Cinnabar

Location

Elko, NV (Highland Village)

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/556

Original Format

DVD and VOB

Duration

00:58:42

Files

Vivian Cinnibar picture 1.jpg
GBIA 022 Vivian Cinnabar 11-24-2009fn.pdf

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Vivian Cinnabar - Oral history (11/24/2009),” Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed December 8, 2021, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/368.

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