Katherine Blossom - Oral history (03/27/2012)

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Title

Katherine Blossom - Oral history (03/27/2012)

Subject

Oral history interview with Katherine Blossom, Western Shoshone from Elko, NV on 03/27/2012

Description

Katherine Blossom is a Western Shoshone from Elko, NV. She begins her presentation speaking about how Native Americans have adapted to the land, and that it was the Native Americans duty to pray for all things that exist within this universe. She also speaks about the hardships and horrors that the Western Shoshone people went through in boarding school which included losing their native language – usually by forceful means. As she continues she speaks about the importance of prayer. She also educated her audience about the type of natural plants, herbs, and other items that were used by the indigenous groups in and around the Great Basin region. Katherine also recalls some personal experiences that she has gone through which she shares with her audience.

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 029A

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

03/27/2012 [27 March 2012]; 2012 March 27

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/380

Language

English; some Shoshoni

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Katherine Blossom

Location

Elko, NV (Great Basin College Campus)

Transcription

http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/admin/files/show/578

Original Format

DVD and VOB format

Duration

00:49:40

Files

Katherine Blossom picture 2.jpg
GBIA 029 Katherine Blossom 3-27-2012fn.pdf

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Katherine Blossom - Oral history (03/27/2012),” Digital Humanities of the Great Basin at Great Basin College, accessed August 21, 2019, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/379.

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