Oral History - Naomi Mason(04/23/2014)

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Title

Oral History - Naomi Mason (04/23/2014)

Subject

Oral history interview with Naomi Mason, Western Shoshone from Owyhee, NV, on 04/23/2014

Description

Naomi Mason was born in 1929 and is currently a member of the Duck Valley Reservation.  Naomi begins her oral history by speaking of her mother and father’s lives, and how they belong to the Dosa Wihi (White Knife) clan.  She speaks of the Carlin Farm reservation, Duck Valley Reservation (Owyhee), and how the Shoshone would ranch these areas or be employed as cowboys.  Naomi also speaks of the Native Agents during the 1910s in Owyhee.  She also tells us of her fellow peers going to Stewart Indian School or Chemawa as well as the Reorganization Act of 1934.  She also speaks of her schooling from Berkley and ISU, as well as her career as a public nurse.  She draws attention to the culture and history of the Shoshone people within the Nevada area.

Interviewed by Norm Cavanaugh, 23 April 2014, in Owyhee, NV

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 034

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

04/23/2014 [23 April 2014]; 2014 April 23

Contributor

Norm Cavanaugh [interviewer]; Scott A. Gavorsky [GBC Virtual Humanities Center]; 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/328

Language

English; Western Shoshone

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Naomi Mason

Location

Owyhee, NV [residence of Naomi Mason]

Original Format

DVD, AVI, and MP4 Format

Duration

00:55:27

Files

Naomi Mason Picture.jpg
GBIA034_NaomiMason_04232014.pdf

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Oral History - Naomi Mason(04/23/2014),” Digital Humanities of the Great Basin at Great Basin College, accessed October 16, 2019, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/59.

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