Wovoka, approximately 1856-1932
- Existence: approximately 1856-1932
- Existence: 1849 - 1932
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Margaret M. Wheat Papers
Abstract Margaret M. Wheat (1908-1988) was an ethnologist, geologist, and photographer who worked closely with the Numu peoples. Collection includes papers collected and created by Wheat throughout her career as an ethnologist and geologist, among other things. Of note are files on Ichthyosaur State Park and Dr. Charles L. Camp; controversies within the State Park Commission; Numu linguistics; a scrapbook compiled by J. D. Oliver as Superintendent of the Nevada Indian School; Sarah Winnemucca...
The Jack Wilson Story
Edward Dyer storekeeper in Yerington, Nevada and longtime acquaintance and secretary of Wovoka. Brief biography of the Paiute Indian Wovoka (Jack Wilson), prophet of the Ghost Dance.
- Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park (Nev.) 1
- Ghost dance 1
- Indians of North America -- Nevada 1
- Interviews 1
- Paiute Indians 1
- Paiute Indians -- Religion 1
- Personal correspondence 1
- Photographs 1 ∧ less