Delaine Stark Spilsbury - Oral History (05/28/2014)

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Title

Delaine Stark Spilsbury - Oral History (05/28/2014)

Subject

Oral history interview with Delaine Spilsbury, Western Shoshone from Ely, NV, on 05/28/2014

Description

Delaine Stark Spilsbury is a Western Shoshone, or as she says a Great Basin Shoshone, from Ely, Nevada.  She was born in Ely, Nevada during the depression, and attended school there as well as Las Vegas.  Delaine speaks about her ancestors and how the hunted and gathered within the area as well as their family groups.    She gives us an account of her family’s lineage and their vocations.  She also speaks of how she hunted, fished, and mined with her father.  She then goes on to tell of her hunting adventures, including some with Ted Nugent, and how she got into drafting.  She finishes her oral history by leaving a message for the youth.
 
Interviewed by Norm Cavanaugh

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 036

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

05/28/2014 [28 May 2014]; 2014 May 28

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/files/show/477

Language

English

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Delaine Spilsbury

Location

Duck Creek, NV [residence of Delaine Spilsbury]

Original Format

DVD, MP4, and AVI Format

Duration

00:58:10

Files

Delaine Spilsbury Picture.jpg
Transcript of Oral History by Delaine Spilsbury [GBIA 036]

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Delaine Stark Spilsbury - Oral History (05/28/2014),” Digital Humanities of the Great Basin at Great Basin College, accessed October 16, 2019, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/77.

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