Madeline S. Bill - Oral history (04/26/2015)
Madeline S. Bill was born and raised in Lee, South Fork Reservation and was one of fourteen children. She begins her oral history by telling the audience about her father and great-great grandfather Tosawihi who was also born in the Lee area. She talks about how Tosawihi used to gather white chert from north of Carlin, NV. She also speaks about the wagon trains and Ruby Valley Treaty (1863), and the events that occurred therein. She also speaks about the stories that the elder Shoshone people would talk about with her.
Interviewed by Norm Cavanaugh
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