Oral History: Clara Woodson and Gracie Begay

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Title

Oral History: Clara Woodson and Gracie Begay

Subject

Oral history interview with Clara Woodson and Gracie Begay, Western Shoshoni
GBIA 005

Description

Clara Woodson (Battle Mountain, NV) and Gracie Begay (Austin, NV), both Western Shoshone, explain their early lives, what life was like when they were younger, and different parts of their family background. They both talk about different stories including the Coyote playing Hand Game, Shoshoni beliefs on death, and one of their elders Maggie, who had the power to turn into a wolf. Clara describes her frustrations with the government and tells how they never received proper compensation for what was taken from the Western Shoshone. Interviewed by Joe Ducette, 16 March 2006
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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archive, in partnership with Barrick Gold of North America

Source

Great Basin Indian Archive - Western Shoshone Oral Histories - GBIA 005

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archive

Date

16 March 2006

Contributor

Joe Ducette (interviewer); Scott A. Gavorsky (GBC Virtual Humanities Center)

Rights

Great Basin Indian Archive

Language

English; Western Shoshone

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Joe Ducette

Interviewee

Clara Woodson and Gracie Begay

Location

Elko, NV

Original Format

DVD

Duration

43:26

Files

Transcript of oral history interview with Clara Woodson and Gracie Begay, 16 March 2006
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Citation

Great Basin Indian Archive, in partnership with Barrick Gold of North America, “Oral History: Clara Woodson and Gracie Begay,” Digital Humanities of the Great Basin at Great Basin College, accessed October 16, 2019, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/58.

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