Oral History - Evelyn Temoke-Roché (08/22/2006)
Evelyn Temoke-Roche begins by telling us the history of the Temoak people of the Wattadicca (Rice-eaters). She speaks of the 1863 Ruby Valley Treaty and the implications and events surrounding it including the land claims. Evelyn also describes the traditional Shoshone territory, the traditional medicinal plants, and the beginning of the Reservation period. She speaks of her grandfather Muchach Temoke, who became chief of the Western Shoshone. Evelyn also reflects upon her up-bringing including her travels, including her involvement in the American Indian Movement (AIM). She also recants on Shoshone medicine people.
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