Oral History - Evelyn Temoke-Roché (08/22/2006)

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Title

Oral History - Evelyn Temoke-Roché (08/22/2006)

Subject

Oral history interview with Evelyn Temoke-Roché, Western Shoshone from Ruby Valley, NV on 08/22/2006

Description

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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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Great Basin Indian Archives - GBIA 009A

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

08/22/2006 [22 August 2006]; 2006 August 22

Contributor

Norm Cavanaugh [interviewer]; Scott A. Gavorsky [VHC]; 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/id/385

Language

English; Shoshone

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Norm Cavanaugh

Interviewee

Evelyn Temoke-Roché

Location

Ruby Valley, NV (GBC Campus)

Original Format

DVD and VOB Format

Duration

00:43:37

Files

Evelyn Temoke-Roche Picture.jpg
Transcript of Evelyn Temoke-Roché Oral History of 22 August 2006

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “Oral History - Evelyn Temoke-Roché (08/22/2006),” Digital Humanities of the Great Basin at Great Basin College, accessed July 18, 2019, https://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/82.

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